FIBT World Championships 1983

The FIBT World Championships 1983 took place in Lake Placid, New York, United States for the sixth time, hosting the event previously in 1949, 1961, 1969, 1973, and 1978.

Two man bobsleighEdit

Pos Team Time
Gold    Switzerland (Ralph Pichler, Urs Leuthold)
Silver    Switzerland (Erich Schärer, Max Rüegg)
Bronze   East Germany (Wolfgang Hoppe, Dietmar Schauerhammer)

Four man bobsleighEdit

Pos Team Time
Gold    Switzerland (Ekkehard Fasser, Hans Märcy, Kurt Poletti, Rolf Strittmatter)
Silver   West Germany (Klaus Kopp, Gerhard Öchsle, Günther Neuberger, Hans-Joachim Schumacher)
Bronze   East Germany (Detlef Richter, Henry Gerlach, Thomas Forch, Dietmar Jerke)

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1   Switzerland (SUI)2103
2  West Germany (FRG)0101
3  East Germany (GDR)0022
Totals (3 nations)2226


ReferencesEdit