FIBT World Championships 1990
The FIBT World Championships 1990 took place in St. Moritz, Switzerland (Bobsleigh) and Königssee, West Germany (Skeleton). St. Moritz hosted a championship event for the record seventeenth 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, 1974, 1977, 1982, 1987, and 1989 (Skeleton). Meanwhile, Königssee hosted a championship event for the third time, doing so previously in 1979 and 1986.
Two man bobsleighEdit
|Gold||Switzerland (Gustav Weder, Bruno Gerber)|
|Silver||East Germany (Harald Czudaj, Axel Jang)|
|Bronze||East Germany (Wolfgang Hoppe, Bogdan Musioł)|
|Gold||Switzerland (Gustav Weder, Bruno Gerber, Lorenz Schindelholz, Curdin Morell)|
|Silver||East Germany (Harald Czudaj, Tino Bonk, Alexander Szelig, Axel Jang)|
|Bronze||Austria (Ingo Appelt, Gerhard Redl, Jürgen Mandl, Harald Winkler)|
A controversy was created when Weder was caught overnight by officials scraping off ice at a difficult corner of the track. Bobsleigh officials allowed him to compete, and he won his first world championship in the four-man event.
|Gold||Michael Grünberger (AUT)|
|Silver||Andi Schmid (AUT)|
|Bronze||Gregor Stähli (SUI)|
|3||East Germany (GDR)||0||2||1||3|
|Totals (3 nations)||3||3||3||9|