Bobsleigh at the 1952 Winter Olympics

At the 1952 Winter Olympics, two bobsleigh events were contested. The two-man competition was held on Thursday and Friday, 14 and 15 February 1952 while the four-man competition was held on Thursday and Friday, 21 and 22 February 1952.[1]

Bobsleigh
at the VI Olympic Winter Games
Bobsleigh pictogram.svg
VenueOslo, Norway
Dates14–22 February
Competitors70 from 10 nations
← 1948
1956 →

Medal summaryEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Two-man
details
  Germany (GER)
Germany I
Andreas Ostler
Lorenz Nieberl
  United States (USA)
USA I
Stanley Benham
Patrick Martin
  Switzerland (SUI)
Switzerland I
Fritz Feierabend
Stephan Waser
Four-man
details
  Germany (GER)
Germany I
Andreas Ostler
Friedrich Kuhn
Lorenz Nieberl
Franz Kemser
  United States (USA)
USA I
Stanley Benham
Patrick Martin
Howard Crossett
James Atkinson
  Switzerland (SUI)
Switzerland I
Fritz Feierabend
Albert Madörin
André Filippini
Stephan Waser

Participating nationsEdit

Belgium only competed in the two-man event and Argentina only competed in the four-man event. 25 bobsledders competed in both events.

A total of 71 bobsledders from ten nations competed at the Oslo Games:

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Germany2002
2  United States0202
3  Switzerland0022
Totals (3 nations)2226

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bobsleigh at the 1952 Oslo Winter Games". Sports Reference. Retrieved 6 April 2018.

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