FIBT World Championships 1978

The FIBT World Championships 1978 took place in Lake Placid, New York, United States for the fifth time, hosting the event previously in 1949, 1961, 1969, and 1973.

Two man bobsleighEdit

Pos Team Time
Gold    Switzerland (Erich Schärer, Josef Benz)
Silver   East Germany (Meinhard Nehmer, Raimund Bethge)
Bronze   West Germany (Jakob Resch, Walter Barfuss)

Four man bobsleighEdit

Pos Team Time
Gold   East Germany (Horst Schönau, Horst Bernhard, Harald Seifert, Bogdan Musioł)
Silver    Switzerland (Erich Schärer, Ulrich Bächli, Rudolf Marti, Josef Benz)
Bronze   East Germany (Meinhard Nehmer, Bernhard Germeshausen, Hans-Jürgen Gerhardt, Raimund Bethge)

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  East Germany (GDR)1113
2   Switzerland (SUI)1102
3  West Germany (FRG)0011
Totals (3 nations)2226

ReferencesEdit