Bobsleigh at the 1948 Winter Olympics

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At the 1948 Winter Olympics, two bobsleigh events were contested. The two-man competition was held on Friday, January 30, 1948 and on Saturdayday, January 31, 1948 while the four-man competition was held on Friday, February 6, 1948 and on Saturday, February 7, 1948.

Bobsleigh

Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Two-man
details
 Switzerland (SUI)
Switzerland II
Felix Endrich
Friedrich Waller
 Switzerland (SUI)
Switzerland I
Fritz Feierabend
Paul Eberhard
 United States (USA)
USA II
Frederick Fortune
Schuyler Carron
Four-man
details
 United States (USA)
USA II
Francis Tyler
Patrick Martin
Edward Rimkus
William D'Amico
 Belgium (BEL)
Belgium I
Max Houben
Freddy Mansveld
Louis-Georges Niels
Jacques Mouvet
 United States (USA)
USA I
James Bickford
Thomas Hicks
Donald Dupree
William Dupree

Participating nations[edit]

Twenty-one bobsledders competed in both events.

A total of 71 bobsledders from nine nations competed at the St. Moritz Games:

Medal table[edit]

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

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