FIBT World Championships 1965

The FIBT World Championships 1965 took place in St. Moritz, Switzerland for the record tenth 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), 1947, 1955, 1957, and 1959.

Two man bobsleighEdit

Pos Team Time
Gold   United Kingdom (Anthony Nash, Robin Dixon)
Silver   Italy (Rinaldo Ruatti, Enrico de Lorenzo)
Bronze   Canada (Vic Emery, Michael Young)

Four man bobsleighEdit

Pos Team Time
Gold   Canada (Vic Emery, Gerald Presley, Michael Young, Peter Kirby)
Silver   Italy (Nevio de Zordo, Italo de Lorenzo, Pietro Lesana, Robert Mocellini)
Bronze   United States (Fred Fortune, Richard Knuckles, Joe Wilson, James Lord)

Canada earned its first gold medal at these championships.

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Italy (ITA)1203
2  Canada (CAN)1012
3  Great Britain (GBR)1001
4  United States (USA)0011
Totals (4 nations)3227


ReferencesEdit