BMW IBSF Bob + Skeleton World Cup 2018/2019 kicks off in Sigulda for the first time
Lausanne (RWH) To kick-off the post Olympic season, the BMW IBSF Bob + Skeleton World Cup comes to Sigulda (LAT) for the first time. From 3 – 9 December 2018, Sigulda will be host of the first of eight World Cup events with Skeleton, Women’s and 2-Man Bobsleigh.
This will be the first time in the IBSF´s history that a World Cup for bobsleigh and skeleton will be hosted in Sigulda at the same time. Since 2006, the Olympic winter sports federation IBSF organizes a joint World Cup tour for all five disciplines since 2006.
The last Skeleton World Cup event in Sigulda was in December 2005. The vicories went to Maya Pedersen (SUI, now NOR) and Canadian Jeff Pain. With Europe Cup and the Skeleton Intercontinental Cup, the IBSF athletes are regular guests in Latvia. With Europe Cup and the Skeleton Intercontinental Cup, the IBSF athletes are regular guests in Latvia.
The BMW IBSF Bob + Skeleton World Cup 2018/2019
1. Sigulda (LAT, 3 - 9 December 2018) * two races 2-Man Bobsleigh
2. Winterberg (GER, 10 - 16 December) ** two races 4-Man Bobsleigh
3. Altenberg (GER, 31 December 2018 - 6 January 2019)
4. Königssee (GER, 7 - 13 January)
5. Innsbruck (AUT, 14 - 20 January)
6. St. Moritz (SUI, 21 - 27 January)
7. Lake Placid (USA, 11 - 17 February)
8. Calgary (CAN, 18 - 24 February)
Highlight of the 2018/2019 winter will be the BMW IBSF World Championships 2019 in Whistler (CAN). At the 2010 Olympic track, the best bobsleigh and skeleton athletes in the world compete for titles and medals from 25 February to 10 March. ©RWH2018
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