FIBT World Championships 1939

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The FIBT World Championships 1939 took place in St. Moritz, Switzerland (Two-man) and Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy (Four-man). St. Moritz hosted the two-man event for the second time after hosting it previously in 1938, along with hosting the four-man event in 1931, 1935, and 1937. Cortina d'Ampezzo hosted the two-man event previously in 1937. It was the last world championships that would be held prior to World War II and the last that would be held with bobsleigh events in separate locations until 2000 when the two-woman event debuted that year.

Two man bobsleigh[edit]

Pos Team Time
Gold  Belgium (René Lunden, Jeans Coops)
Silver  Germany (Bibo Fischer, Rolf Thielecke)
Bronze  Germany (Hanns Killian, Schletter)

Four man bobsleigh[edit]

Pos Team Time
Gold   Switzerland (Fritz Feierabend, Heinz Cattani, Alphonse Hörning, Joseph Beerli)
Silver  United Kingdom (Frederick McEvoy, Hoard, Critchley, Charles Green)
Bronze  Germany (Hanns Killian, Werner Windhaus, Bobby Braumiller, Franz Kemser)

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Belgium 1 0 0 1
-   Switzerland 1 0 0 1
3  Germany 0 2 1 3
4  United Kingdom 0 1 0 1

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