Bobsleigh at the 1924 Winter Olympics

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At the 1924 Winter Olympics, only one bobsleigh event was contested, the four man event. However, rules at the time also allowed a fifth sledder to compete. The event was held on Saturday and Sunday, 2 and 3 February 1924.[1]



Gold Silver Bronze
 Switzerland (SUI)
Switzerland I
Alfred Neveu
Eduard Scherrer
Alfred Schläppi
Heinrich Schläppi
 Great Britain (GBR)
Great Britain II
Thomas Arnold
Ralph Broome
Alexander Richardson
Rodney Soher
 Belgium (BEL)
Belgium I
Charles Mulder
René Mortiaux
Paul Van den Broeck
Victor Verschueren
Henri Willems


Place Team Bobsledders Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
1  Switzerland I (SUI) Eduard Scherrer, Alfred Neveu, Alfred Schläppi, and Heinrich Schläppi 1:27.39 1:26.60 1:25.02 1:26.53 5:45.54
2  Great Britain II (GBR) Ralph Broome, Thomas Arnold, Alexander Richardson, and Rodney Soher 1:28.73 1:28.67 1:25.76 1:25.67 5:48.83
3  Belgium I (BEL) Charles Mulder, René Mortiaux, Paul Van den Broeck, Victor Verschueren, and Henri Willems 1:29.89 1:34.22 1:29.98 1:28.20 6:02.29
4  France II (FRA) André Berg, Henri Aldebert, Georges André, and Jean de Suarez d'Aulan 1:39.35 1:34.99 1:36.68 1:31.93 6:22.95
5  Great Britain I (GBR) William Horton, Archibald Crabbe, Gerard Fairlie, and George Pim 1:42.33 1:41.28 1:38.58 1:38.52 6:40.71
6  Italy I (ITA) Lodovico Obexer, Massimo Fink, Paolo Herbert, Giuseppe Steiner, and Aloise Trenker 1:53.00 1:49.69 1:48.73 1:43.99 7:15.41
 France I (FRA) Étienne Legrand, Gabriel Izard, Jacques Jany, and Fernand Legrand 4:29.01 2:00.79 1:56.58
 Italy II (ITA) Luigi Tornielli di Borgolavezzaro, Adolfo Bocchi, Leonardo Bonzi, Alfredo Spasciani, and Alberto Visconti 4:08.44
 Switzerland II (SUI) Charles Stoffel, Alois Faigle, Anton Guldener, and Edmond Laroche 5:38.00

Participating nations[edit]

A total of 39 bobsledders from five nations competed at the Chamonix Games:

Medal table[edit]

1 Switzerland1001
2 Great Britain0101
3 Belgium0011
Totals (3 nations)1113


  1. ^ "Bobsleigh at the 1924 Chamonix Winter Games". Sports Reference. Retrieved 5 April 2018.

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