Women’s Hockey at the Winter Olympics: Medal game schedule, results

USA vs. Canada in women's hockey at the 2022 Winter Olympics
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To help you get up to speed on everything you need to know about women’s hockey at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, On Her Turf has compiled some helpful resources: from schedules for the medal round games, details on how to watch and livestream, results from group play and knockout rounds, rosters for all 10 teams, and a complete history of the U.S.-Canada rivalry at the Olympics and world championships.

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To stay up-to-date on how to watch every women’s and mixed gender event, here is On Her Turf’s official guide to the Winter Games.

Women’s Hockey Bronze and Gold Medal Game Schedule – 2022 Winter Olympics

Women’s Hockey Game Date/Start Time (U.S. Eastern Time) Date/Start Time (Beijing, China) How to Watch
Bronze Medal Game 2/16/22 6:30 AM 2/16/22 7:30 PM Peacock | NBCOlympics.com
Gold Medal Game 2/16/22 11:05 PM 2/17/22 12:05 PM NBC | Peacock | NBCOlympics.com

How to watch ice hockey at the 2022 Beijing Olympics

For viewers in the United States, you have some options:

  • Peacock will be the streaming home of the 2022 Winter Olympics. Live streaming coverage and full replays of every event will be available on Peacock’s premium tier. Click here to watch.
  • You can also stream events via NBCOlympics.com and the NBC Sports app.
  • Games will also air on NBC, USA Network, and CNBC. Preliminary TV listings can be found here and the most up-to-date schedule with TV and streaming info can be found here.

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Where is hockey being played in Beijing?

Two venues are being used for the women’s hockey tournament: Wukesong Sports Center and National Indoor Stadium. During the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics, Wukesong Sports Center hosted basketball, while National Indoor Stadium was the home of gymnastics, trampoline, and handball.

Women’s Hockey: Group Play Results at the 2022 Winter Olympics

Group A (SUI vs CAN): CAN won 12-1 Group B (CHN vs CZE): CZE won 3-1
Group A (FIN vs USA): USA won 5-2 Group B (JPN vs SWE): JPN won 3-1
Group A (ROC vs SUI): ROC won 5-2 Group B (DEN vs CHN): CHN won 3-1
Group A (CAN vs FIN): CAN won 11-1 Group B (CZE vs SWE): CZE won 3-1
Group A (USA vs ROC): USA won 5-0 Group B (DEN vs JPN): JPN won 6-2
Group A (SUI vs USA): USA won 8-0 Group B (CHN vs JPN): CHN won 2-1 (GWS)
Group A (CAN vs ROC): CAN won 6-1 Group B (CZE vs DEN): DEN won 3-2
Group A (FIN vs SUI): SUI won 3-2 Group B (SWE vs CHN): SWE won 2-1
Group A (USA vs CAN): CAN won 4-2 Group B (JPN vs CZE): CZE won 3-2 (GWS)
Group A (ROC vs FIN): FIN won 5-0 Group B (SWE vs DEN): SWE won 3-1

Women’s Hockey Quarterfinal Results

Women’s Hockey Game  Result
Quarterfinal #1: USA vs. CZE USA won 4-1
Quarterfinal #2: CAN vs. SWE CAN won 11-0
Quarterfinal #3: ROC vs. SUI SUI won 4-2
 Quarterfinal #4: FIN vs. JPN FIN won 7-1

Women’s Hockey Semifinal Results

Women’s Hockey Game
Semifinal #1: Canada vs. Switzerland (CAN won 10-3)
Semifinal #2: United States vs. Finland (USA won 4-1)

Which ice hockey teams qualified for the Winter Olympics?

A total of 10 women’s hockey teams will compete in Beijing, up from eight at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics.

Since 2014, the women’s Olympic ice hockey tournament has used weighted pools. The top five teams in the world compete in Group A, while the remaining five teams compete in Group B. At the end of pool play, all five Group A teams and the top three Group B teams will progress to the quarterfinal round.

Women’s Hockey Group A Teams

Women’s Hockey Group B Teams

  • United States (qualified by world ranking)
  • Canada (qualified by world ranking)
  • Finland (qualified by world ranking)
  • Russian Olympic Committee (qualified by world ranking)
  • Switzerland (qualified by world ranking)
  • Japan (qualified by world ranking)
  • China (qualified as host nation)
  • Czech Republic (secured spot at qualifying tournament)
  • Sweden (secured spot at qualifying tournament)
  • Denmark (secured spot at qualifying tournament)

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Rosters for the 2022 Winter Olympics

Here is a look at the rosters for all 10 teams in the women’s hockey tournament.

United States (USA) Women’s Hockey Roster

  • Head Coach: Joel Johnson; Assistant coaches: Courtney Kennedy, Brian Pothier, Steve Thompson
  • Best Olympic finish: Gold (1998, 2018)
  • Number of returning Olympians: 15 (including 13 from 2018)
  • Number of rising/current college players: 5 (Cayla Barnes, Jesse Compher, Grace Zumwinkle, Abbey Murphy, Caroline Harvey). Harvey, the youngest member of the team, deferred her freshman year at the University of Wisconsin to train with Team USA in 2021-22
  • Youngest player on the team: Caroline Harvey (age 19)
  • Oldest player on the team: Hilary Knight (age 32)
No. Position Name
2 D Lee Stecklein
3 D Cayla Barnes
4 D Caroline Harvey
5 D Megan Keller
9 D Megan Bozek
11 F Abby Roque
12 F Kelly Pannek
13 F Grace Zumwinkle
14 F Brianna Decker
15 D Savannah Harmon
16 F Hayley Scamurra
18 F Jesse Compher
19 D Jincy Dunne
20 F Hannah Brandt
21 F Hilary Knight
24 F Dani Cameranesi
25 F Alex Carpenter
26 F Kendall Coyne Schofield – Captain
28 F Amanda Kessel
29 G Nicole Hensley
33 G Alex Cavallini (nee Rigsby)
35 G Maddie Rooney
37 F Abbey Murphy

Canada (CAN) Women’s Hockey Roster

  • Head coach: Troy Ryan; Assistant coaches: Doug Derraugh, Kori Cheverie, Ali Domenico
  • Best Olympic finish: Gold (2002, 2004, 2010, 2014)
  • Number of returning Olympians: 13
  • Current college players: 3 (Sarah Fillier, Emma Maltais, Ashton Bell)
  • Youngest player: Sarah Fillier (age 21)
  • Oldest player: Jocelyne Larocque (age 33)
No. Position Name
3 D Jocelyne Larocque
6 F Rebecca Johnston
7 F Laura Stacey
10 F Sarah Fillier
11 F Jillian Saulnier
14 D Renata Fast
15 F Mélodie Daoust
17 D Ella Shelton
19 F Brianne Jenner – A
20 F Sarah Nurse
21 D Ashton Bell
23 D Erin Ambrose
24 F Natalie Spooner
26 F Emily Clark
27 F Emma Maltais
28 D Micah Zandee-Hart
29 F Marie-Philip Poulin – C
35 G Ann-Renée Desbiens
38 G Emerance Maschmeyer
40 F Blayre Turnbull – A
42 D Claire Thompson
47 F Jamie Lee Rattray
50 G Kristen Campbell

Finland (FIN) Roster

  • Head coach: Pasi Mustonen; Assistant coaches: Kari Eloranta, Juuso Toivola
  • Best Olympic Finish: Bronze (1998, 2010, 2018)
No. Position Name
1 G Eveliina Mäkinen
2 D Sini Karjalainen
6 D Jenni Hiirikoski
7 D Sanni Rantala
8 D Ella Viitasuo
9 D Nelli Laitinen
10 F Elisa Holopainen
12 F Sanni Vanhanen
15 D Minttu Tuominen
16 F Petra Nieminen
18 G Meeri Räisänen
23 F Sanni Hakala
24 F Viivi Vainikka
27 F Julia Liikala
28 F Jenniina Nylund
32 F Emilia Vesa
33 F Michelle Karvinen
34 F Sofianna Sundelin
36 G Anni Keisala
40 F Noora Tulus
61 F Tanja Niskanen
77 F Susanna Tapani
88 D Ronja Savolainen

Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) Roster

  • Head coach: Yevgeny Bobariko; Assistant coaches: Aleksei Kusakin, Yevgeny Shcherbakov
  • Best Olympic Finish: Fourth (2018, as “Olympic Athletes from Russia”)
No. Position Name
2 D Angelina Goncharenko (COVID-19)
4 D Maria Pechnikova
10 F Lyudmila Belyakova (COVID-19)
 13 D Nina Pirogova
15 F Valeria Pavlova
16 F Ilona Markova
17 F Fanuza Kadirova
18 F Olga Sosina – C (COVID-19)
19 D Yelena Provorova
26 F Yekaterina Dobrodeyeva
27 F Veronika Korzhakova
29 F Alexandra Vafina
42 F Oxana Bratisheva
59 F Yelena Dergachyova
69 G Maria Sorokina
70 D Anna Shibanova
72 D Anna Savonina
73 F Viktoria Kulishova
76 D Yekaterina Nikolayeva (COVID-19)
97 F Anna Shokhina
21 F Polina Bolgareva
G Diana Farkhutdinova (COVID-19)
23 G Daria Gredzen
G Valeria Merkusheva (late addition)
D Maria Batalova (late addition)

Switzerland (SUI) Women’s Hockey Team

  • Head coach: Colin Mueller; Assistant coaches: Andrin Christen, Simon Theiler, Melanie Haefliger
  • Best Olympic Finish: Bronze (2014)
No. Pos. Name
3 D Sarah Forster
7 F Lara Stalder
8 F Kaleigh Quennec
9 D Shannon Sigrist
12 F Lisa Rüedi
14 F Evelina Raselli
15 F Laura Zimmermann
16 D Nicole Vallario
17 D Lara Christen
18 D Stefanie Wetli
20 G Andrea Brändli
21 F Rahel Enzler
22 D Sinja Leemann
23 D Nicole Bullo
24 F Noemi Ryhner
25 F Alina Müller
26 F Dominique Rüegg
28 F Alina Marti
29 G Saskia Maurer
39 G Caroline Spies
71 F Lena Marie Lutz
88 F Phoebe Staenz
F Keely Moy

China (CHN) Women’s Hockey Team

  • Head coach: Brian David Idalski; Assistant coaches: Max Harrison Markowitz, Stacey Lee Colarossi
  • Best Olympic finish: 4th (1998)
No. Position Name
88 G Chen Tiya (Tia Chan)
23 F Fang Xin
28 D Fei Anna (Anna Fairman)
26 F Guan Yingying
10 F He Xin
15 F Hu Baozhen (Madison Woo)
5 D Huang Huier (Camryn Wong)
17 F Kang Mulan (Kasundra Betinol)
44 F Li Beika (Rebekah Kolstad)
66 D Li Qianhua
19 F Lin Jiaxin (Taylor Lum)
19 F Lin Qiqi (Leah Lum)
91 F Lin Ni (Rachel Llanes)
93 D Liu Zhixin
34 F Mi Le (Hannah Miller)
24 D Wang Yuting
24 G Wang Yuqing (Jessica Wong)
2 D Yu Baiwei (Berry Yu)
7 F Zhang Mengying
51 F Zhang Xifang (Anna Segedi)
97 D Zhao Qinan
33 G Zhou Jiaying (Kimberly Newell)
98 F Zhu Rui

Czech Republic (CZE) Roster

  • Head coach: Tomas Pacina; Assistant coach: Jakub Peslar
  • Making Olympic debut in women’s hockey in Beijing
No. Position Name
1 G Viktorie Švejdová
2 D Aneta Tejralová
4 D Daniela Pejšová
5 D Samantha Kolowratová
7 F Lenka Serdar
9 F Alena Mills – C
10 F Denisa Křížová
12 F Klára Hymlarová
14 D Dominika Lásková
15 F Aneta Lédlová
16 F Kateřina Mrázová
17 D Pavlína Horálková
18 F Michaela Pejzlová
19 F Natálie Mlýnková
21 F Tereza Vanišová
23 F Kateřina Bukolská
24 D Sára Čajanová
25 F Kristýna Pátková
26 F Vendula Přibylová
27 D Tereza Radová
28 F Noemi Neubauerová
29 G Klára Peslarová
30 G Kateřina Zechovská

Denmark (DEN) Women’s Hockey Team

  • Head coach: Jan Peter Elander, Assistant coaches: Timothy Bothwell and Tim Frandsen
  • Denmark is making its Olympic debut in women’s hockey in Beijing
No. Pos. Name
2 D Kristine Melberg
4 F Silke Glud
8 F Josefine Persson
11 D Amalie Andersen
13 F Michele Brix
14 F Nicoline Jensen – A
15 D Amanda Refsgaard
17 F Sofia Skriver
18 F Maria Peters
19 D Josephine Asperup
21 F Michelle Weis
22 D Sofie Skott
23 F Julie Oksbjerg
27 F Lilli Friis-Hansen
30 G Lisa Jensen
33 G Emma-Sofie Nordström
44 F Julie Østergaard
50 F Mia Bau Hansen
63 F Josefine Jakobsen – C
68 F Emma Russell
72 G Cassandra Repstock-Romme
87 D Simone Jacquet Thrysøe
89 D Malene Frandsen

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Japan (JPN) Women’s Hockey Roster

Head coach: Yuji Iizuka; assistant coaches: Masahito Haruna and Yujiro Nakajimaya

Best Olympic finish: 6th (1998, 2018)

No. Pos. Name
1 G Nana Fujimoto
2 D Shiori Koike
3 D Aoi Shiga
4 D Ayaka Toko
6 D Sena Suzuki
7 D Yukiko Kawashima
8 D Akane Hosoyamada
10 F Haruna Yoneyama
11 F Mei Miura
12 F Chiho Osawa – C
14 F Haruka Toko
15 F Rui Ukita
16 F Akane Shiga
18 F Suzuka Taka
19 F Chika Otaki
21 F Hanae Kubo
22 F Miho Shishiuchi
23 F Hikaru Yamashita
27 F Remi Koyama
28 D Shiori Yamashita
30 G Akane Konishi
G Miyuu Masuhara

Sweden (SWE) Women’s Hockey Roster

  • Head coach: Ulf Lundberg; assistant coaches: Anders Lundberg, Andreas Spangberg
  • Best Olympic finish: Silver (2002)
  • Note: Four players on Sweden’s initial roster Emmy Alasalmi, Sara Grahn, Linnea Hedin and Hanna Olsson tested positive for Covid-19 and were replaced by Linnéa Andersson, Paula Bergström, Linn Peterson, and Agnes Åker.
No. Pos. Name
1 G Agnes Åker
3 D Anna Kjellbin
4 D Linnéa Andersson
5 D Johanna Fällman
8 D Ebba Berglund
9 D Jessica Adolfsson
10 D Mina Waxin
11 F Josefin Bouveng
12 D Maja Nylén Persson
13 F Emma Murén
15 F Lisa Johansson
16 F Linnea Johansson
17 F Sofie Lundin
19 F Sara Hjalmarsson
20 D Paula Bergström
22 F Linn Peterson
24 F Felizia Wikner-Zienkiewicz
25 F Lina Ljungblom
27 F Emma Nordin
28 F Michelle Löwenhielm
29 F Olivia Carlsson
30 G Emma Söderberg
35 G Ida Boman

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NBC Sports researcher Kyle Lynch contributed to this report. 

Kaillie Humphries elevates another fresh U.S. face to podium status in two-woman bobsled World Cup

Kaillie Humphries of USA, Kaysha Love of USA in action at the 2 women's bobsleigh during Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games.
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PARK CITY, UTAH – Kaillie Humphries extended her podium streak on Saturday at the IBSF World Cup, where she and U.S. push athlete Jasmine Jones finished third in the two-woman bobsled.

The third-place finish in Park City marked the sixth podium for Humphries at the Park City track, which hosted the 2002 Olympics, and was Jones’ career-first World Cup podium in just her second World Cup start.

“This is our first race together, so really excited about that,” said the 37-year-old Humphries, considered the greatest female driver in history with three Olympic gold medals (2010, 2014 and 2022) and five world championships titles. She earned her 29th career World Cup win on Friday in Park City in the women’s monobob.

“Definitely a work in progress. … The runs weren’t perfect, but I’m really happy with our starts, happy with our drives minus a few little mistakes. It’s a good starting point, and we’ll look to grow from here.”

Humphries and Jones finished with a combined, two-run time of 1:37.69, 0.32 behind winners Kim Kalicki and brakewoman Leonie Fiebig of Germany at 1:37.37. Fellow Germans Laura Nolte and Lena Neunecker were second at 0.23 back.

Kalicki and Fiebig broke a 16-year-old track record with their first run, laying down a time of 48.60 seconds and besting the time set by Americans Shauna Rohbock and Valerie Fleming – the 2006 Olympic silver medalists – in December 2006 (48.73). It also marked the second straight victory for Kalicki, who’s won five career World Cup titles including last week’s two-woman bobsled race in Whistler, Canada.

“I was hoping Kaillie would get [the record],” said Rohbock, who is now a U.S. team coach and was on hand to see her record fall. “That first run there, she had that little skid in the bottom, so that didn’t help, but Kailee’s always putting up a great performance. And Jasmine, another great brakewoman, so we’re really lucky that we have that depth.”

For Team USA, it marked the second straight week that a fresh face earned her first podium finish while competing with Humphries. Last week in Whistler, push athlete Emily Renna and Humphries placed third in Renna’s first-ever World Cup appearance.

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“Being able to race with her was really special,” said the 29-year-old Renna, who was a college track athlete at University of Rhode Island. “It’s really nice to be around seasoned veterans. It definitely makes you feel better in the back sled with you when you’ve got a good pilot who knows the track.”

Renna finished in eighth place in Park City with 12-year U.S. team veteran and pilot Nicole Vogt (1:39.04). Vogt partnered with Jones in her first World Cup last week where they finished seventh in Whistler, 1.33 seconds behind winners Kalicki and German teammate Anabel Galander.

“To have an opportunity to be with Kaillie in my World Cup debut – it’s exciting,” said the 26-year-old Jones, who was a collegiate track and field athlete at Eastern Michigan. “I just feel like I have so much more in the tank to give, and I’m just hungry for it.”

Jones is particularly gratified with her performance after returning full-time to bobsled less than 18 months ago following the birth of her daughter, Jade Quinn Jones, in February 2021. The Greensburg, Pa., native returned to training just five months postpartum, having sat out the 2020-21 season. She competed on the North American Cup last year, finishing the season with a win (the third NA Cup title of her career) and a third place in Lake Placid.

“I’m thankful,” said Jones. “Opportunity is the main thing, and I just feel blessed to have my first World Cup podium. I’m screaming on the inside. I may not show it, but I am jumping for joy because I’m just that excited and happy to have this accomplishment.”

She admits, however, it’s not always easy to compete balance a full-time competitive career with being a mom.

“Sometimes it’s a struggle being away from my daughter,” said Jones, whose mom takes care of Jade while she travels. “I try to get my facetimes in every night and just know that when I’m pushing, I’m doing it for her. Hopefully sometime in the future I’ll have her around on the sidelines cheering me on, and that’s my main motivation – that this is for her.”

The BMW IBSF World Cup continues its North American swing Dec. 16-18 in Lake Placid, N.Y.

Kaillie Humphries faces IVF journey head on — and collects monobob World Cup win along the way

Gold medallist Kaillie Humphries of Team United States celebrates during the Women's Monobob.
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PARK CITY, UTAH — Kaillie Humphries knew the quest to start a family would impact her 2022-23 season, but it’s certainly not slowing down Team USA’s reigning monobob Olympic gold medalist, who captured her first World Cup title in the discipline on Friday.

The 37-year-old Humphries, considered the greatest female driver in history with three Olympic golds (2010, 2014 and 2022) and five world championships, earned her 29th career World Cup win and her third victory on the Park City track, where she won the two-woman bobsled competitions in 2012 and 2016. Competing in Utah – as well as North American World Cup stops in Whistler last week and in Lake Placid, N.Y., on Dec. 17-18 – is one of the reasons that Humphries pushed pause on her journey to motherhood.

“I’m excited,” Humphries said following the win, marking her second straight podium in monobob following a third-place finish last week in Whistler. “I was excited for this year before it started. It’s part and parcel of why my husband and I delayed the IVF process and starting a family this season. To be able to be back in North America and have the first half of the season here – it’s been a long time since we’ve had that, so I wanted to be able to compete and it feels awesome.”

That’s not to say the leadup to this season has been without its share of hiccups. In fact, Humphries admits that following the Beijing Olympics, she had hoped to get pregnant immediately, but she and husband Travis Armbruster had to pivot when a diagnosis of stage 4 endometriosis made it clear that in vitro fertilization would be the best path for pregnancy.

“Right after the Olympics, I was like, ‘We’re going to get pregnant; it’s gonna be all good,’” she said. “I thought, my body has always performed, and it wasn’t going to be an issue. Fast forward to I find out we have to do IVF. We do the first egg retrieval, and it doesn’t go as well as I had hoped — which anybody that’s done this process knows, you can’t control any aspect of it. And so having to do a second round of egg retrieval, …it pushed everything back.”

What’s more, it brought Humphries’ training to a standstill at times, when she would have to limit all physical activity during the three-week period surrounding the egg-retrieval process.

“It impacted my training coming into this year a lot,” she says, “but I also think it definitely reset my hormones, which turns out I needed. I don’t think was a bad thing. I knew coming into this year, I wasn’t going to be in the same shape as I have been in the past, and I had to make peace with that. I know that each and every race I’m racing myself into shape, and each race is a preparation for January’s World Championships.”

Humphries also chose to share her IVF journey publicly, and she’s documented every step of the way, believing that her story makes it less scary not just for her but also for other women and female athletes who might be facing the same thing.

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“My husband and I weren’t sure that we wanted to share it at first,” she admits. “But I felt it was important just to showcase this. I have nothing to hide. And as much as there are parts of me certain days when I think, ‘What’s wrong with me?’ At the end of the day, I know I’m not alone in this.

“It’s important, I do have a voice, and I want other people to know, as an Olympic gold medalist, if it can happen to me, it can happen to anybody. Infertility exists in the female body, and it’s important that I talk about it in my journey and hopefully that’s inspired other people.”

She says she’s received an outpouring of support, which has been particularly gratifying as she continues to put a painful breakup with Team Canada in the rearview mirror. Humphries, who was born in Calgary, competed for Canada for 16 years, winning three Olympic medals including a bronze in Pyeongchang in 2018. But the relationship came to an abrupt end later just five months after the 2018 Games, after Humphries alleged emotional and mental harassment by a former coach.

Winning a gold medal in Beijing just two months after her U.S. citizenship was finalized proved to be turning point for Humphries, who commemorated the milestone with two new tattoos. She first added the date of her win – Feb. 14, 2022 – to the back of her left hand and a larger rose and skull illustration to the back of her right knee and calf, all of which commemorate her triumph over that darker period.

“The skull represents a rebirth and a growth, overcoming challenges and/or obstacles and turning something negative into something positive,” explains Humphries, who says she chose the rose because it’s the national flower of the U.S. as well as a symbol of love won or lost. She notes that she has “an actual Olympic one” planned for August 2024, which is when her favorite tattoo artist is next available.

Humphries has also found the silver lining in her IVF journey, as the competition season has been a welcome break from some of the self-imposed pressure.

“By pushing pause for four or five months and competing, it allowed me mentally to know that we can go into all of next summer and all winter focusing on just doing the actual embryo transfers and having a good pregnancy,” she says. “I don’t feel stressed to try and get pregnant right away. I felt like I was becoming competitive with myself, wondering why isn’t this working? Why can’t I do this? I tried to control too many things, and I started to get really frustrated. Mentally, it was hard. So, by pushing pause, going back to what I know — which is the sport, which is what I love – it’s allowed me to control a little bit of my future.”

Humphries’ season continues Saturday as the IBSF World Cup from Park City concludes with the two-woman bobsleigh.