Bobsleigh at the 1976 Winter Olympics – Two-man

The Two-man bobsleigh competition at the 1976 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck was held on 6 and 7 February, at Olympic Sliding Centre Innsbruck.[1][2]

Two-man
at the XII Olympic Winter Games
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VenueOlympic Sliding Centre Innsbruck
Dates6–7 February
Competitors48 from 13 nations
Winning time3:44.42
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Meinhard Nehmer, Bernhard Germeshausen  East Germany
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Wolfgang Zimmerer, Manfred Schumann  West Germany
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Erich Schärer, Sepp Benz  Switzerland
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ResultsEdit

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Rank Country Athletes Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
    East Germany (GDR-2) Meinhard Nehmer
Bernhard Germeshausen
56.24 56.04 55.87 56.27 3:44.42
    West Germany (FRG-1) Wolfgang Zimmerer
Manfred Schumann
56.09 56.31 56.26 56.33 3:44.99
    Switzerland (SUI-1) Erich Schärer
Sepp Benz
56.43 56.53 56.33 56.41 3:45.70
4   Austria (AUT-2) Fritz Sperling
Andreas Schwab
56.06 56.19 56.73 56.76 3:45.74
5   West Germany (FRG-2) Georg Heibl
Fritz Ohlwärter
56.36 56.43 56.59 56.75 3:46.13
6   Austria (AUT-1) Dieter Delle Karth
Franz Köfel
56.52 56.76 56.47 56.62 3:46.37
7   East Germany (GDR-1) Horst Schönau
Raimund Bethge
56.89 56.79 56.74 56.55 3:46.97
8   Italy (ITA-1) Giorgio Alverà
Franco Perruquet
56.62 56.71 56.84 57.13 3:47.30
9   Sweden Carl-Erik Eriksson
Kenth Rönn
57.09 57.20 57.16 56.96 3:48.41
10   Switzerland (SUI-2) Fritz Lüdi
Thomas Hagen
56.95 57.32 57.35 57.48 3:49.10
11   Romania (ROU-1) Ion Panţuru
Gheorghe Lixandru
57.15 57.43 57.85 57.66 3:50.09
12   Romania (ROU-2) Dragoş Panaitescu-Rapan
Costel Ionescu
57.95 57.66 57.58 57.34 3:50.53
13   France (FRA-2) Alain Roy
Serge Hissung
57.58 57.43 57.58 57.95 3:50.54
14   United States (USA-1) Jimmy Morgan
Thomas Becker
57.68 57.63 57.66 57.79 3:50.76
15   France (FRA-1) Gérard Christaud-Pipola
Michel Lemarchand
57.43 57.73 57.78 58.08 3:51.02
16   Italy (ITA-2) Nevio De Zordo
Ezio Fiori
57.71 57.58 57.88 57.95 3:51.12
17   Czechoslovakia Jiří Paulát
Václav Sůva
57.78 57.74 57.97 58.22 3:51.71
18   Canada (CAN-1) Colin Nelson
Jim Lavalley
57.56 57.92 58.13 58.39 3:52.00
19   United States (USA-2) Brent Rushlaw
John Proctor
58.07 58.27 57.79 57.89 3:52.02
20   Great Britain (GBR-1) Jackie Price
Gomer Lloyd
58.05 58.13 57.90 58.02 3:52.10
21   Great Britain (GBR-2) Mark Agar
Michael Sweet
58.40 58.33 57.90 58.08 3:52.71
22   Japan (JPN-2) Rikio Sato
Kimihiro Shinada
58.52 58.30 58.55 58.35 3:53.72
23   Canada (CAN-2) Joey Kilburn
Brian Vachon
58.61 58.74 58.22 58.72 3:54.29
24   Japan (JPN-1) Susumu Esashika
Kazumi Abe
58.69 59.07 59.12 59.18 3:56.06

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Final Report – XII. Olympische Winterspiele Innsbruck 1976" (PDF). Organizing Committee for the XIIth Winter Olympic Games 1976. LA84 Foundation. 1976. Retrieved 1 February 2014.
  2. ^ "Bobsleigh at the 1976 Innsbruck Winter Games: Men's Two". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 13 April 2018.