FIBT World Championships 1939

The FIBT World Championships 1939 took place in St. Moritz, Switzerland (Two-man) and Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy (Four-man). St. Moritz hosted the two-man event for the second time after hosting it previously in 1938, along with hosting the four-man event in 1931, 1935, and 1937. Cortina d'Ampezzo hosted the two-man event previously in 1937. It was the last world championships that would be held prior to World War II and the last that would be held with bobsleigh events in separate locations until 2000 when the two-woman event debuted that year.

1939 World Championships
LocationSt. Moritz, Switzerland
Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy
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Two man bobsleigh

Pos Team Time
Gold   Belgium (René Lunden, Jeans Coops)
Silver   Germany (Bibo Fischer, Rolf Thielecke)
Bronze   Germany (Hanns Killian, Schletter)

Four man bobsleigh

Pos Team Time
Gold   Switzerland (Fritz Feierabend, Heinz Cattani, Alphonse Hörning, Joseph Beerli)
Silver   United Kingdom (Frederick McEvoy, Peter Howard, John Galt Critchley, Charles Green)
Bronze   Germany (Hanns Killian, Werner Windhaus, Bobby Braumiller, Franz Kemser)

Medal table

1  Belgium (BEL)1001
  Switzerland (SUI)1001
3  Germany (GER)0213
4  Great Britain (GBR)0101
Totals (4 entries)2316