Bobsleigh at the 1928 Winter Olympics

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Bobsleigh

At the 1928 Winter Olympics, only one bobsleigh event was contested, the five man event. The competition was held on Saturday, February 18, 1928.

Medalists[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
 United States (USA)
USA II
Billy Fiske
Clifford Grey
Geoffrey Mason
Richard Parke
Nion Tocker
 United States (USA)
USA I
Thomas Doe
David Granger
Jennison Heaton
Lyman Hine
Jay O'Brien
 Germany (GER)
Germany II
Hans Heß
Sebastian Huber
Hanns Kilian
Valentin Krempl
Hanns Nägle

Results[edit]

Place Team Bobsledders Run 1 Run 2 Total
1  USA II (USA) Billy Fiske, Nion Tocker, Geoffrey Mason, Clifford Grey, and Richard Parke 1:38.9 1:41.6 3:20.5
2  USA I (USA) Jennison Heaton, David Granger, Lyman Hine, Jay O'Brien, and Thomas Doe 1:42.3 1:38.7 3:21.0
3  Germany II (GER) Hanns Kilian, Hans Heß, Sebastian Huber, Valentin Krempl, and Hanns Nägle 1:41.7 1:40.2 3:21.9
4  Argentina I (ARG) Arturo Gramajo, Ricardo González, Mariano de María, Rafael Iglesias, and John Victor Nash 1:40.1 1:42.5 3:22.6
5  Argentina II (ARG) Eduardo Hope, Jorge del Carril, Héctor Milberg, Horacio Iglesias, and Horacio Gramajo 1:42.3 1:40.6 3:22.9
6  Belgium I (BEL) Ernest Lambert, Walter Ganshof, Marcel Sedille-Courbon, Max Houben, and Léon Tom 1:39.8 1:44.7 3:24.5
7  Romania II (ROU) Grigore Socolescu, Ion Gavăţ, Traian Niţescu, Toma Ghiţulescu, and Mircea Socolescu 1:43.8 1:40.8 3:24.6
8  Suisse I (SUI) Charles Stoffel, René Fonjallaz, Henry Höhnes, E. Coppetti, and Louis Koch 1:43.1 1:42.6 3:25.7
9  Great Britain II (GBR) Henry Martineau, Walter Birch, John Dalrymple, John Gee, and Edward Hall 1:41.7 1:44.5 3:26.2
10  Great Britain I (GBR) George Pim, Guy Tracey, David Griffith, Frederick Browning, and Thomas Warner 1:40.6 1:45.7 3:26.3
11  Mexico (MEX) L. M. Elizaga, Juan de Landa, J. Díaz, Mario Casasos, and G. Díaz 1:44.9 1:42.8 3:27.6
12  Holland (NED) Curt van de Sandt, Jacques Delprat, Edwin Teixeira de Mattos, Henri Dekking, and Hubert Menten 1:43.5 1:45.5 3:29.0
13  Suisse II (SUI) Jean Mollien, John Schneiter, René Ansermoz, André Mollien, and William Pichard 1:41.7 1:48.2 3:29.9
14  France I (FRA) Jean de Suarez d'Aulan, Michel Baur, Roger Petit-Didier, Jacques Petit-Didier, and William Beamisch 1:43.7 1:46.3 3:30.0
15  France II (FRA) André Dubonnet, Bernard du Pontavice de Heussey, Joseph Dedein, Stéphane de la Rochefoucault, and Jacques Rheins 1:45.7 1:44.5 3:30.2
16  Belgium II (BEL) Charles Mulder, Hubert Kryn, Ferdinand Hubert, Louis Rooy, and Robert Langlois 1:45.0 1:46.2 3:31.2
17  Poland (POL) Józef Broel-Plater, Jerzy Bardziński, Jerzy Łucki, Jerzy Potulicki-Skórzewski, and Antoni Bura 1:44.8 1:46.8 3:31.6
18  Germany I (GER) Hans-Edgar Endres, Paul Martin, Karl Reinhardt, Paul Volkhardt, and Rudolf Soenning 1:48.0 1:43.9 3:31.9
19  Romania I (ROU) Alexandru Berlescu, Eugen Ştefănescu, Petre Petrovici, Tita Rădulescu, and Horia Roman 1:47.3 1:44.9 3:32.2
20  Luxembourg (LUX) Marc Schoetter, Raoul Weckbecker, Willy Heldenstein, Pierre Kaempff, and Auguste Hilbert 1:45.8 1:46.9 3:32.7
21  Italia (ITA) Giancarlo Morpugo, Carlo Sem, Luigi Cerutti, Giuseppe Crivelli, and Piero Marchetti 1:45.0 1:49.6 3:34.6
22  Austria II (AUT) Franz Lorenz, Franz Wohlgemuth, Eduard Pechanda, Benno Karner, and Richard Lorenz 1:52.3 1:49.7 3:42.0
 Austria I (AUT) Gustav Mader, Hugo Weinstengel, Michael Waissnix, Walter Sehr, and Franz Pamperl 1:44.2 DSQ DSQ

Participating nations[edit]

A total of 115 bobsledders from 14 nations competed at the St. Moritz Games:

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 United States 1 1 0 2
2 Germany 0 0 1 1
Total 1 1 1 3

References[edit]