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Kim Meylemans

Plenty of potential candidates for a medal in women’s skeleton World Championships

Whistler (RWH): The list of potential medal winners in the women’s skeleton at the 2019 BMW IBSF World Championships in Whistler is remarkably long. Be it the overall World Cup winner Elena Nikitina of Russia, Canada's home team and its experienced starters Mirela Rahneva and Elisabeth Maier, or the three German skeleton athletes, especially Tina Hermann, who came second in the overall World Cup and won the 2016 World Championships, it would be no surprise to see any of these athletes take home gold, silver or bronze.

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  • Thursday 7 March
    • 09h30 PM Run 1
    • 11h00 PM Run 2
  • Friday 8 March
    • 09h30 PM Run 3
    • 11h00 PM Run 4

Kim Meylemans

Media Guides Skeleton BMW IBSF World Championships 2019 in Whistler/CAN

It's race day today for Men's and Women's Skeleton at the BMW IBSF World Championships in Whistler!

  • Thursday 7 March
    • 09h30 PM Run 1
    • 11h00 PM Run 2
  • Friday 8 March
    • 09h30 PM Run 3
    • 11h00 PM Run 4

Media Guide

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Track Info

Whistler Sliding Centre

Country: Canada
Track name: Whistler Sliding Centre
GMT: -8
WCH's years:
2019 WCH
OWG's years:
2010 OWG
Total length: 1700 m
Competition length: 1450.4 m
Start altitude: 935 m
Finish altitude: 802 m
Maximum gradient:20.00 %
Average gradient:9.00 %
Vertical drop:148.00 m
Number of curves:16