The bobsleigh teams consisted of a pilot, a brakeman and two crewmen. The pilot steers the sled on an ice track through twisting, high-speed turns. The competition was held over two days and consisted of four runs for each bobsleigh - two each day. The team with the fastest total time for the four runs was the winner of the Olympic gold medals.
Event facts: Men's Four-man competition was held at the Canada Olympic Park and 26 teams participated in the event. The final took place on Sunday, February 28, 1988.