FIBT World Championships 1991

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The FIBT World Championships 1991 took place in Altenberg, Germany (Bobsleigh) and Igls, Austria (Skeleton). This was Altenberg's first time hosting a championship event. Igls was hosting its third, doing so previously in 1935 (Two-man) and 1963. It marked the first time a unified German team competed since World War II with East Germany and West Germany having been unified the previous year.

Two man bobsleigh[edit]

Pos Team Time
Gold  Germany (Rudi Lochner, Markus Zimmerman)
Silver   Switzerland (Gustav Weder, Curdin Morell)
Bronze  Germany (Wolfgang Hoppe, René Hannemann)

Four man bobsleigh[edit]

Pos Team Time
Gold  Germany (Wolfgang Hoppe, Bogdan Musiol, Axel Kühn, Christoph Langen)
Silver   Switzerland (Gustav Weder, Bruno Gerber, Lorenz Schindelholz, Curdin Morell)
Bronze  Germany (Harald Czudaj, Tino Bonk, Axel Jang, Alexander Szelig)

Men's skeleton[edit]

Pos Athlete Time
Gold  Christian Auer (AUT)
Silver  Andi Schmid (AUT)
Bronze  Michael Grünberger (AUT)

This was the first sweep in any event of the championships.

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Germany 2 0 2 4
2  Austria 1 1 1 3
3   Switzerland 0 2 0 2