FIBT World Championships 2007

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The FIBT World Championships 2007 took place in St. Moritz, Switzerland for the record twenty-first time, doing so previously in 1931 (Four-man), 1935 (Four-man), 1937 (Four-man), 1938 (Two-man), 1939 (Two-man), 1947, 1955, 1957, 1959, 1965, 1970, 1974, 1977, 1982, 1987, 1989 (Skelton), 1990 (Bobsleigh), 1997 (Bobsleigh), 1998 (Skeleton), and 2001 (Men's bobsleigh). The mixed team event consisting of one run each of men's skeleton, women's skeleton, 2-man bobsleigh, and 2-women bobsleigh debuted at these championships.

Bobsleigh[edit]

Two man[edit]

Pos Team Time
Gold  Germany (André Lange, Kevin Kuske)
Silver   Switzerland (Ivo Rüegg, Aleksandr Streltsov, Tommy Herzog)
Bronze  Italy (Simone Bertazzo, Samuele Romanini)

Herzog replaced the injured Streltsov after the third heat of this event.

Four man[edit]

Pos Team Time
Gold   Switzerland (Ivo Rüegg, Thomas Lamparter. Beat Hefti, Cédric Grand)
Silver  Canada (Pierre Lueders, Ken Kotyk, David Bissett, Lascelles Brown)
Bronze  Germany (André Lange, René Hoppe. Kevin Kuske, Martin Putze)

Two woman[edit]

Pos Team Time
Gold  Germany (Sandra Kiriasis, Romy Logsch)
Silver  Germany (Cathleen Martini, Janine Tischer)
Bronze  United States (Shauna Rohbock, Valerie Fleming)

Skeleton[edit]

Men[edit]

Pos Athlete Time
Gold  Gregor Stähli (SUI)
Silver  Eric Bernotas (USA)
Bronze  Zach Lund (USA)

Women[edit]

Pos Athlete Time
Gold  Noelle Pikus-Pace (USA)
Silver  Maya Pedersen (SUI)
Bronze  Katie Uhlaender (USA)

Pikus-Pace is the first American woman to win a gold medal in bobsleigh, luge, and skeleton at the World Championship level.

Mixed team[edit]

Pos Team Time
Gold  Germany (Frank Kleber, Sandra Kiriasis, Berit Wiacker, Monique Riekewald, Karl Angerer, Marc Kühne)
Silver  United States (Eric Bernotas, Erin Pac, Emily Azevedo, Noelle Pikus-Pace, Mike Kohn, Curtis Tomasevicz)
Bronze   Switzerland (Gregor Stähli, Sabrina Hafner, Katharina Sutter, Maya Pedersen, Ivo Rüegg, Thomas Lamparter)

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Germany 3 1 1 5
2   Switzerland 2 2 1 5
3  United States 1 2 3 6
4  Canada 0 1 0 1
5  Italy 0 0 1 1

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