Friedrich Waller

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Friedrich "Fritz" Waller (March 18, 1920 – February 15, 2004) was a Swiss bobsledder who competed in the late 1940s. He won the gold medal in the two-man event at the 1948 Winter Olympics in St. Moritz.

Friedrich Waller
Medal record
Gold medal – first place 1948 St. Moritz Two-man
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1949 Lake Placid Two-man
Silver medal – second place 1947 St. Moritz Two-man
Bronze medal – third place 1949 Lake Placid Four-man

Waller also won three medals at the FIBT World Championships with one gold (Two-man: 1949), one silver (Two-man: 1947) and one bronze (Four-man: 1949).


  • Bobsleigh two-man Olympic medalists 1932-56 and since 1964
  • Bobsleigh two-man world championship medalists since 1931
  • Bobsleigh four-man world championship medalists since 1930
  • profile
  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Fritz Waller". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2012-10-22.