No Saskatchewan athletes in competition on Day 14
There were no Saskatchewan athletes in action on Day 14 of the Beijing Winter Games, but Moose Jaw’s Ben Coakwell will start his competition on Day 15.
The bobsleigh brakeman, who is a part of Justin Kripps’ four-man sled, will race in his first two heats on Friday, Feb. 18 starting at 7:30 p.m. (SK time), before wrapping up the event on Day 16 with the final two heats starting on Saturday, Feb. 19 at 7:30 p.m. (SK time).
The team with the best time after four runs will claim Olympic gold.
Olympic Notes: Read the full Day 14 recap on Olympic.ca…Long track speed skater Laurent Dubreuil claimed silver in the men’s 1000-metre race…Cassie Sharpe won silver in the women’s ski halfpipe and was followed by teammate Rachael Karker with the bronze…Team Gushue won their final game to earn bronze in men’s curling…Canada’s medal count is now 24 (four gold, seven silver, 13 bronze).