FIBT World Championships 1947

The FIBT World Championships 1947 took place in St. Moritz, Switzerland for the record sixth time after hosting the event previously in 1931 (Four-man), 1935 (Four-man), 1937 (Four-man), 1938 (Two-man), and 1939 (Two-man). It marked the first time both bobsleigh events were competed at the same venue in the championships and was also the first event held after the end of World War II.

Two man bobsleighEdit

Pos Team Time
Gold    Switzerland (Fritz Feierabend, Stephan Waser)
Silver    Switzerland (Felix Endrich, Fritz Waller)
Bronze   Belgium (Max Houben, Jacques Mouvet)

Four man bobsleighEdit

Pos Team Time
Gold    Switzerland (Fritz Feierabend, Heinz Cattani, Alphonse Hörning, Joseph Beerli)
Silver   Belgium (Max Houben, Claude Houben, Albert Lerat, Jacques Mouvet)
Bronze   France (Achille Fould, Henri Evrot, Robert Dumont, William Hirigoyen)

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1   Switzerland (SUI)2103
2  Belgium (BEL)0112
3  France (FRA)0011
Totals (3 nations)2226


ReferencesEdit