FIBT World Championships 1955

The FIBT World Championships 1955 took place in St. Moritz, Switzerland for the record seventh time. The Swiss city had hosted the event previously in 1931 (Four-man), 1935 (Four-man), 1937 (Four-man), 1938 (Two-man), 1939 (Two-man), and 1947.

Two man bobsleighEdit

Pos Team Time
Gold    Switzerland (Fritz Feierabend, Harry Warburton)
Silver   Austria (Paul Aste, Pepi Isser)
Bronze    Switzerland (Franz Kapus, Heinrich Angst)

Four man bobsleighEdit

Pos Team Time
Gold    Switzerland (Franz Kapus, Gottfried Diener, Robert Alt, Heinrich Angst)
Silver    Switzerland (Fritz Feierabend, Aby Gartmann, Harry Warburton, Rolf Gerber)
Bronze   West Germany (Franz Schelle, Jakob Nirschl, Hans Henn, Edmund Koller)

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1   Switzerland (SUI)2114
2  Austria (AUT)0101
3  West Germany (FRG)0011
Totals (3 nations)2226


ReferencesEdit