Bobsleigh at the 1932 Winter Olympics

At the 1932 Winter Olympics, two bobsleigh events were contested. The competitions were held from February 9, 1932 to February 15, 1932. Events were held at the Lake Placid bobsleigh, luge, and skeleton track.[1]

Bobsleigh

Medal summaryEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Two-man
details
  United States (USA)
USA I
Hubert Stevens
Curtis Stevens
  Switzerland (SUI)
Switzerland II
Reto Capadrutt
Oscar Geier
  United States (USA)
USA II
John Heaton
Robert Minton
Four-man
details
  United States (USA)
USA I
Billy Fiske
Edward Eagan
Clifford Gray
Jay O'Brien
  United States (USA)
USA II
Henry Homburger
Percy Bryant
Francis Stevens
Edmund Horton
  Germany (GER)
Germany I
Hanns Kilian
Max Ludwig
Hans Mehlhorn
Sebastian Huber

Participating nationsEdit

 
A Works Progress Administration poster advertising the Lake Placid bobsled run

Eleven bobsledders competed in both events.[2]

A total of 41 bobsledders from eight nations competed at the Lake Placid Games:

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  United States2114
2  Switzerland0101
3  Germany0011
Totals (3 nations)2226

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bobsleigh at the 1932 Lake Placid Winter Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 6 April 2018.
  2. ^ https://www.guillaumeflandre.com/olympics/lake-placid-1932-winter-olympics-medal-count-by-population.html

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