Bobsleigh at the 1972 Winter Olympics – Four-man

The four-man bobsleigh competition at the 1972 Winter Olympics in Sapporo was held on 11 and 12 February, at Sapporo Teine.[1][2]

Four-man
at the XI Olympic Winter Games
Bobsleigh pictogram.svg
VenueSapporo Teine
Dates11–12 February
Competitors72 from 11 nations
Winning time4:43.07
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s)  Switzerland
Jean Wicki, Hans Leutenegger, Werner Camichel, Edy Hubacher
2nd place, silver medalist(s)  Italy
Nevio De Zordo
Adriano Frassinelli
Corrado Dal Fabbro
Gianni Bonichon
3rd place, bronze medalist(s)  West Germany
Wolfgang Zimmerer, Stefan Gaisreiter, Walter Steinbauer, Peter Utzschneider
← 1968
1976 →

ResultsEdit

[1]

Rank Country Athletes Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
    Switzerland (SUI-1) Jean Wicki
Hans Leutenegger
Werner Camichel
Edy Hubacher
70.71 54.64 55.51 55.85 4:43.07
    Italy (ITA-1) Nevio De Zordo
Adriano Frassinelli
Corrado Dal Fabbro
Gianni Bonichon
71.39 54.98 55.70 56.87 4:43.83
    West Germany (FRG-1) Wolfgang Zimmerer
Stefan Gaisreiter
Walter Steinbauer
Peter Utzschneider
71.18 54.87 55.53 56.15 4:43.92
4   Switzerland (SUI-2) Hans Candrian
Erwin Juon
Gaudenz Beeli
Heinz Schenker
72.36 56.23 56.81 57.57 4:44.56
5   West Germany (FRG-2) Horst Floth
Donat Ertel
Walter Gillik
Pepi Bader
70.83 54.81 55.28 55.84 4:45.09
6   Austria (AUT-1) Herbert Gruber
Utz Chwalla
Josef Eder
Josef Oberhauser
71.20 55.12 55.63 56.58 4:45.77
7   Austria (AUT-2) Werner Delle Karth
Werner Moser
Walter Delle Karth
Fritz Sperling
71.58 55.51 56.18 56.68 4:46.66
8   Italy (ITA-2) Gianfranco Gaspari
Roberto Zandonella
Mario Armano
Luciano De Paolis
71.89 55.66 56.43 57.06 4:46.73
9   France Patrick Parisot
Yves Bonsang
Alain Roy
Gilles Morda
71.79 55.33 56.37 57.05 4:46.75
10   Romania Ion Panţuru
Ion Zangor
Dumitru Pascu
Dumitru Focşeneanu
72.07 55.80 57.08 57.17 4:47.12
11   Sweden Carl-Erik Eriksson
Tom Mentzer
Thomas Gustafsson
Jan Johansson
72.14 55.92 56.94 57.42 4:47.40
12   Japan (JPN-1) Susumu Esashika
Kazumi Abe
Rikio Sato
Yoshiyuki Ichihashi
71.51 55.62 56.05 56.61 4:47.92
13   Canada Hans Gehrig
David Richardson
Peter Blakeley
Andrew Faulds
72.61 56.08 56.96 57.59 4:48.06
14   United States (USA-2) Boris Said, Jr.
James Copley
Ken Morris
Phil Duprey
72.31 56.07 56.72 57.58 4:48.43
15   Great Britain (GBR-2) John Hammond
Jackie Price
Alan Jones
Peter Clifford
73.00 56.67 57.49 57.89 4:50.46
16   Great Britain (GBR-1) John Evelyn
Mike Freeman
Gomer Lloyd
Bill Sweet
72.83 56.48 56.87 57.65 4:51.03
  United States (USA-1) Jim Hickey Jr.
Jim Bridges
Howard Siler, Jr.
Thomas Becker
DQ 56.97 57.78 58.19 DQ
  Japan (JPN-2) Toshihisa Nagata
Hiroshi Inaba
Koichi Sugawara
Akihiko Suzuki
71.51 55.80 56.10 56.65 DQ

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "The XI Olympic Winter Games Sapporo 1972" (PDF). Organizing Committee for the XIth Olympic Winter Games. LA84 Foundation. 1972. Retrieved 1 February 2014.
  2. ^ "Bobsleigh at the 1972 Sapporo Winter Games: Men's Four". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 11 April 2018.