FIBT World Championships 1970

The FIBT World Championships 1970 took place in St. Moritz, Switzerland for the record eleventh 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, 1959, and 1965.

Two man bobsleighEdit

Pos Team Time
Gold   West Germany (Horst Floth, Pepi Bader)
Silver   West Germany (Wolfgang Zimmerer, Peter Utzschneider)
Bronze    Switzerland (Gion Caviezel, Hans Candrian)

The Swiss earned their first championships medal since 1960.

Four man bobsleighEdit

Pos Team Time
Gold   Italy (Nevio de Zordo, Roberto Zandonella, Mario Armano, Luciano de Paolis)
Silver   West Germany (Wolfgang Zimmerer, Walter Steinbauer, Pepi Bader, Peter Utzschneider)
Bronze    Switzerland (René Stadler, Hans Candrian, Max Forster, Peter Schärer)

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  West Germany (FRG)1203
2  Italy (ITA)1001
3   Switzerland (SUI)0022
Totals (3 nations)2226


ReferencesEdit