Bobsleigh at the 1964 Winter Olympics – Two-man

Two-man bobsleigh at the 1964 Winter Olympics took place on 31 January and 1 February at Bob und Rodelbahn Igls, Innsbruck, Austria. This event was last run at the 1956 Winter Olympics as bobsleigh was not part of the 1960 games.[1][2]

Two-man
at the IX Olympic Winter Games
Bobsleigh pictogram.svg
VenueBob und Rodelbahn Igls
Dates31 January – 1 February 1964
Competitors42 from 11 nations
Winning time4:21.90
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Anthony Nash
Robin Thomas Dixon
 Great Britain
2nd, silver medalist(s) Sergio Zardini
Romano Bonagura
 Italy
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Eugenio Monti
Sergio Siorpaes
 Italy
← 1956
1968 →

The winning athletes were those who posted the shortest total time over four separate runs. British duo Anthony Nash
Robin Thomas Dixon took gold, the first medal of any kind on this event for Great Britain. Taking silver and bronze were the two Italian crews.[3]

ResultsEdit

Rank Country Athletes Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total Behind
    Great Britain (GBR-1) Anthony Nash
Robin Thomas Dixon
1:05.53 1:05.10 1:05.39 1:05.88 4:21.90
    Italy (ITA-2) Sergio Zardini
Romano Bonagura
1:05.63 1:05.13 1:05.21 1:06.05 4:22.02 +0.12
    Italy (ITA-1) Eugenio Monti
Sergio Siorpaes
1:05.94 1:04.90 1:05.41 1:06.38 4:22.63 +0.73
4   Canada (CAN-2) Vic Emery
Peter Kirby
1:05.15 1:05.93 1:05.96 1:06.45 4:23.49 +1.59
5   United States (USA-1) Larry McKillip
Jim Lamy
1:06.17 1:06.34 1:05.84 1:06.25 4:24.60 +2.70
6   United Team of Germany (EUA-1) Franz Wörmann
Hubert Braun
1:06.87 1:06.42 1:05.17 1:06.24 4:24.70 +2.80
7   United States (USA-2) Charlie McDonald
Chuck Pandolph
1:05.97 1:05.85 1:06.16 1:07.02 4:25.00 +3.10
8   Austria (AUT-1) Erwin Thaler
Josef Nairz
1:05.72 1:06.98 1:06.48 1:06.33 4:25.51 +3.61
9   Austria (AUT-2) Franz Isser
Reinhold Durnthaler
1:06.94 1:06.71 1:07.40 1:07.04 4:28.09 +6.19
10   Switzerland (SUI-1) Hans Zoller
Robert Zimmermann
1:06.97 1:06.20 1:07.60 1:07.38 4:28.15 +6.25
11   Canada (CAN-1) John Emery
Gordon Currie
1:07.85 1:07.64 1:06.75 1:06.63 4:28.87 +6.97
12   Sweden (SWE-1) Kjell Lutteman
Heino Freyberg
1:06.81 1:06.99 1:07.93 1:07.20 4:28.93 +7.03
13   Romania (ROU-1) Ion Panţuru
Hariton Paşovschi
1:07.74 1:06.97 1:06.92 1:07.47 4:29.10 +7.20
14   United Team of Germany (EUA-2) Hans Maurer
Rupert Grasegger
1:06.72 1:07.76 1:06.92 1:08.37 4:29.77 +7.87
15   Romania (ROU-2) Alexandru Oancea
Constantin Cotacu
1:07.31 1:08.93 1:06.75 1:07.26 4:30.25 +8.35
16   Great Britain (GBR-2) Bill McCowen
Andrew Hedges
1:07.47 1:07.73 1:06.52 1:08.95 4:30.67 +8.77
17   Switzerland (SUI-2) Herbert Kiesel
Oskar Lory
1:07.33 1:07.70 1:07.92 1:08.25 4:31.20 +9.30
18   Argentina (ARG-1) Héctor Tomasi
Fernando Rodríguez
1:07.59 1:09.20 1:07.36 1:07.72 4:31.87 +9.97
19   Argentina (ARG-2) Roberto José Bordeu
Hernán Agote
1:10.15 1:08.45 1:11.33 1:10.26 4:40.19 +18.29
DNF   Belgium (BEL-1) Jean-Marie Buisset
Claude Englebert
1:09.63 1:10.01
DNF   Sweden (SWE-2) Jan-Erik Åkerström
Carl-Erik Eriksson
1:08.01 1:11.81

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Offizieller Bericht der IX. Olympischen Winterspiele Innsbruck 1964" (PDF). Austrian Federal Publishing House for Instruction, Science and Art, Vienna and Munich. LA84 Foundation. 1964. Retrieved 30 April 2014.
  2. ^ "Bobsleigh at the 1964 Innsbruck Winter Games: Men's Two". Sports Reference. Retrieved 7 April 2018.
  3. ^ "Bobsleigh Doubles Olympic Games 1964 Innsbruck (AUT) – Saturday 01.02". Todor. Retrieved 29 April 2014.