Ekkehard Fasser

Ekkehard Fasser (3 September 1952 – 8 April 2021) was a Swiss bobsledder who competed in the 1980s. He won a gold medal in the four-man event with teammates Kurt Meier, Marcel Fässler, and Werner Stocker at the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary.

Ekkehard Fasser
Medal record
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1988 Calgary Four-man
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1983 Lake Placid Four-man

Fasser also earned a gold medal in the four-man event at the 1983 FIBT World Championships in Lake Placid, New York.

He was Bobsleigh World Cup champion overall in 1985-6 and unofficially in four-man that same year. Fasser died on April 8, 2021.[1][2]


  1. ^ Press. "Olympic Champion Ekkehard Fasser deceased". www.ibsf.org. Retrieved 13 April 2021.
  2. ^ "Swiss Sliding Online > Home > Ehrenmitglied Ekkehard Fasser verstorben". Swiss Sliding Online (in Swiss High German). Archived from the original on 21 September 2019. Retrieved 13 April 2021.

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