The Olympic Test event took place in October, giving teams their first taste of the Olympic track in Beijing.

The race was an officially sanctioned event, with GB entering teams in both the men's and women's skeleton and the women's and 2-man bobsleigh.


Date Venue Race Timetable / Results
Beijing Test Event

Mon 25 Oct
Women's Skeleton: Crowley 15th; Deas 16th
Men's Skeleton: Wyatt 2nd; Thompson 17th; Weston 19th
2-man Bobsleigh: Hall & Cackett 2nd 

Tues 26 Oct
Women's Bobsleigh: McNeill & Moore/Nicoll 10th