Bobsleigh at the 1972 Winter Olympics – Two-man

The Two-man bobsleigh competition at the 1972 Winter Olympics in Sapporo was held on 4 and 5 February, at Sapporo Teine.[1][2]

Two-man
at the XI Olympic Winter Games
Bobsleigh pictogram.svg
VenueSapporo Teine
Dates4–5 February
Competitors42 from 11 nations
Winning time4:57.07
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s)  West Germany
Wolfgang Zimmerer, Peter Utzschneider
2nd place, silver medalist(s)  West Germany
Horst Floth, Pepi Bader
3rd place, bronze medalist(s)  Switzerland
Jean Wicki, Edy Hubacher
← 1968
1976 →

ResultsEdit

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Rank Country Athletes Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
    West Germany (FRG-2) Wolfgang Zimmerer
Peter Utzschneider
74.81 74.56 73.51 74.19 4:57.07
    West Germany (FRG-1) Horst Floth
Pepi Bader
76.04 75.38 74.35 73.07 4:58.84
    Switzerland (SUI-1) Jean Wicki
Edy Hubacher
75.61 75.36 74.36 74.00 4:59.33
4   Italy (ITA-1) Gianfranco Gaspari
Mario Armano
75.62 76.52 73.71 74.60 5:00.45
5   Romania (ROU-1) Ion Panţuru
Ion Zangor
76.50 75.31 74.04 74.68 5:00.53
6   Sweden Carl-Erik Eriksson
Jan Johansson
76.68 76.81 74.08 73.83 5:01.40
7   Switzerland (SUI-2) Hans Candrian
Heinz Schenker
75.89 76.84 74.38 74.33 5:01.44
8   Austria (AUT-1) Herbert Gruber
Josef Oberhauser
76.48 76.34 74.44 74.34 5:01.60
9   France (FRA-1) Patrick Parisot
Alain Roy
76.66 77.17 74.53 75.10 5:03.46
10   Italy (ITA-2) Enzo Vicario
Corrado Dal Fabbro
77.20 76.77 74.23 75.46 5:03.66
11   France (FRA-2) Gérard Christaud-Pipola
Jacques Christaud-Pipola
77.08 77.25 74.81 75.05 5:04.19
12   Romania (ROU-2) Dragoş Panaitescu-Rapan
Dumitru Focşeneanu
77.98 77.00 74.67 75.24 5:04.89
13   Austria (AUT-2) Werner Delle Karth
Fritz Sperling
76.99 77.91 75.84 74.61 5:05.35
14   Canada (CAN-2) Bob Storey
Michael Hartley
78.49 76.70 74.90 75.61 5:05.70
15   Japan (JPN-1) Susumu Esashika
Kazumi Abe
78.13 76.43 75.17 76.86 5:06.59
16   United States (USA-1) Paul Lamey
Howard Siler, Jr.
78.13 76.93 75.52 76.04 5:06.62
17   Great Britain (GBR-2) John Hammond
Bill Sweet
78.09 78.18 75.71 74.98 5:06.96
18   United States (USA-2) Boris Said, Jr.
Thomas Becker
77.34 76.93 76.66 77.71 5:08.64
19   Canada (CAN-1) Hans Gehrig
Andrew Faulds
78.82 78.36 75.66 76.06 5:08.90
20   Great Britain (GBR-1) John Evelyn
Peter Clifford
78.60 77.23 75.80 77.38 5:09.01
21   Japan (JPN-2) Akihiko Suzuki
Rikio Sato
78.98 78.46 75.63 78.84 5:11.91

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Final Report – XII. Olympische Winterspiele Innsbruck 1972" (PDF). Organizing Committee for the XIIth Winter Olympic Games 1972. LA84 Foundation. 1972. Retrieved 1 February 2014.
  2. ^ "Bobsleigh at the 1972 Sapporo Winter Games: Men's Two". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 11 April 2018.