21-22 February 2009 at 08:30 EST (13:30 UTC) for the last two runs. The eventual silver medalists from Germany had the fastest first run, but the Swiss duo of Rüegg and Grand had the fastest times for the remaining three runs. Three-time and defending champion André Lange of Germany finished fifth.
28 February - 1 March 2009. The United States had the fastest time in each of the four runs to win their first bobsleigh gold medal at the World championships since 1959. This was Latvia's first ever medal at the championships while five-time and defending champion Lange of Germany would finish second.
27-28 February 2009. The second run was cancelled after 20 skeleton racers had completed to irregular track conditions. Pengilly came from 15th after the first run to earn the silver medal. It was also Stähli's third gold medal which he earned on his 41st birthday.
26-27 February 2009. Trott set the track record in the first run and had the fastest time in all three runs. The final run was plagued with heavy rainfall and strong winds up to 50 mph (85 km/h). It was Williams' first world championship medal.