FIBT World Championships 1937

The FIBT World Championships 1937 took place in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy (Two-man) and in St. Moritz, Switzerland (Four-man). St. Moritz hosted the four-man event previously in 1931 and 1935.

Two man bobsleighEdit

Pos Team Time
Gold   United Kingdom (Frederick McEvoy, Brian Black)
Silver   Italy (Guido Gilarduzzi [it], Sisto Gilarduzzi)[1][2]
Bronze    Switzerland (Reto Capadrutt, Hans Aichele)

Four man bobsleighEdit

Pos Team Time
Gold   United Kingdom (Frederick McEvoy, David Looker, Charles Green, Brian Black)
Silver   Germany (Gerhard Fischer, Lohfeld, H. Fischer, Rolf Thielecke)
Bronze   United States (Donald Fox, Tippi Gray, Bill Dupree, James Bickford)

The American team became the first non-Europeans to medal at the championships.

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Great Britain (GBR)2002
2  Germany (GER)0101
  Italy (ITA)0101
4   Switzerland (SUI)0011
  United States (USA)0011
Totals (5 entries)2226

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Championnats du monde - Résultats Hommes 1936/1937" (in French). les-sports.info. Retrieved 16 February 2021. 2 ITA Guido Gillarduzzi, Sisto Gillarduzzi
  2. ^ "BOB SU PISTA - Gillarduzzi "de Rosina" Sisto" (in Italian). azzurricortina.it. Retrieved 16 February 2021. 1937 - Cortina d'Ampezzo (ITA), Campionati Mondiali: 2° classificato nel bob a due in equipaggio con il fratello Guido. Un incidente gli pregiudica il primo posto.

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