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"No tie-break procedure in Bobsleigh ?" Topic


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Personal logo 20thmaine Supporting Member of TMP19 Feb 2018 1:07 p.m. PST

Canada and Germany both take Gold in the 2 man bob.

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Flip a coin ?

Tie-break run ?

Paper-scissors-Spock-Lizard-Rock ?

Personal logo etotheipi Sponsoring Member of TMP19 Feb 2018 2:17 p.m. PST

I was thinking they could always have a competition based on who can be more self-effacing and gracious about sharing the award.

Personal logo PzGeneral Supporting Member of TMP20 Feb 2018 5:32 a.m. PST

I was surprised that they didn't look at the thousandth of a sec like they do in ties in Speed Skating.

But I must say, the reaction by one of the German athletes when the Canadians tied them is priceless. grin

Martin from Canada20 Feb 2018 6:52 p.m. PST

Canada tied with the Italians in the 2 men bobsleigh in the 1998 Nagano Winter Olympics. It's not unheard of.

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Personal logo 20thmaine Supporting Member of TMP21 Feb 2018 4:16 p.m. PST

I was aware of that – it actually makes things worse: they've had 20 years to come up with a suitable tie-break procedure: but they haven't bothered evil grin

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