Joseph Beerli

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Joseph Beerli (22 December 1901 – 4 September 1967) was a Swiss bobsledder who competed from the mid-1930s to the late 1940s. At the 1936 Winter Olympics in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, he won a gold medal in the four-man and a silver in the two-man events.[1]

Joseph Beerli
Pierre Musy, Charles Bouvier, Joseph Beerli, Arnold Gartmann 1936.jpg
Beerli (2nd right) at the 1936 Olympics
Personal information
Born22 December 1901 (1901-12-22)
Died4 September 1967 (1967-09-05) (aged 65)

Beerli also won three medals at the FIBT World Championships with one gold (four-man: 1939), one silver (four-man: 1935) and one bronze (two-man: 1938). He retired after the 1947 World Championships and until his death in 1967 ran his sports shop.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Joseph Beerli. sports-reference.com

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