FIBT World Championships 1977

The FIBT World Championships 1977 took place in St. Moritz, Switzerland for the record thirteenth 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, 1965, 1970, and 1974.

Two man bobsleighEdit

Pos Team Time
Gold    Switzerland (Hans Hiltebrand, Heinz Meier)
Silver    Switzerland (Fritz Lüdi, Hansjörg Trachsel)
Bronze   West Germany (Stefan Gaisreiter, Manfred Schumann)

Four man bobsleighEdit

Pos Team Time
Gold   East Germany (Meinhard Nehmer, Bernhard Germeshausen, Hans-Jürgen Gerhardt, Raimund Bethge)
Silver    Switzerland (Erich Schärer, Ulrich Bächli, Rudolf Marti, Josef Benz)
Bronze   West Germany (Jakob Resch, Herbert Berg, Fritz Ohlwärter, Walter Barfuss)

The East Germans earned their first medal at this championship.

Medal tableEdit

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


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