Werner Camichel

Werner Camichel (26 January 1945 – 27 March 2006 in Samaden) is a Swiss bobsledder who competed in the 1970s. He won the gold medal in the four-man event at the 1972 Winter Olympics in Sapporo.

Werner Camichel
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Medal record
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1972 Sapporo Four-man
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1973 Lake Placid Four-man
Gold medal – first place 1975 Cervinia Four-man

Camichel also won two gold medals in the four-man event at the FIBT World Championships, winning them in 1973 and 1975.

Camichel carried the Swiss flag during the opening ceremonies of the 1976 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck. He later managed the bobsleigh, luge, and skeleton track in St. Moritz.

Camichel died from cancer in 2006.[1]

His sons Corsin Camichel and Duri Camichel were ice hockey players.


  1. ^ "Zug4You".

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