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Grading My Medal Predictions: Bobsled

Bobsled – Men

2 men

Predicted:

Gold – Andre Lange and Kevin Kuske, Germany

Silver – Beat Hefti and Thomas Lamparter, Switzerland

Bronze – Thomas Florschutz and Marc Kuhne, Germany

Actual:

Gold – Lange and Kuske

Silver – Florschutz and Richard Andjei, Germany

Bronze – Alex Zubov and Alexey Voevoda, Russia

Hefti and Lamparter apparently didn’t start? Google has nothing. Sorry, folks.

4 man

Predicted:

Gold – United States

Silver – Germany

Bronze – Switzerland

Actual:

Gold – United States

Silver – Germany

Bronze – Canada

Switzerland finished 6th.

Women

2 Women

Predicted:

Gold – Kaillie Humphries and Heather Moyse, Canada

Silver – Cathleen Martini and Romy Logsch, Germany

Bronze – Shauna Roebock and Michelle Rzepka, United States

Actual:

Gold – Humphries and Moyse

Silver – Helen Upperton and Shelley-Ann Brown, Canada

Bronze – Erin Pac and Elena Meyers, United States

Roebuck and Rzepka of the US, who won a medal in 2002, finished 6th. Martini and Logsch were disqualified.

All in all, I’m happy with these. Hey I got all three gold medals right!

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