Edy Hubacher

Eduard "Edy" Hubacher (born 15 April 1940 in Bern) is a former Swiss sportsman who competed at both the Summer and Winter Olympics.[1]

Edy Hubacher
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Medal record
Men's Bobsleigh
Representing   Switzerland
Gold medal – first place 1972 Sapporo Four-man
Bronze medal – third place 1972 Sapporo Two-man

In the 1960s he competed as shot putter, discus thrower and decathlete. He still holds the current world best shot put (19.17 meters, 10 May 1969) within a decathlon. In the early 1970s, he switched to bobsledding. At the 1972 Winter Olympics in Sapporo, he won a gold in the four-man and a bronze in the two man events.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Edy Hubacher Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 7 January 2018.

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