Bobsleigh at the 1952 Winter Olympics

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At the 1952 Winter Olympics, two bobsleigh events were contested. The two-man competition was held on Thursday, February 14, 1952 and on Friday, February 15, 1952 while the four-man competition was held on Thursday, February 21, 1952 and on Friday, February 22, 1952.

Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Two-man
details
 Germany (GER)
Germany I
Andreas Ostler
Lorenz Nieberl
 United States (USA)
USA I
Stanley Benham
Patrick Martin
 Switzerland (SUI)
Switzerland I
Fritz Feierabend
Stephan Waser
Four-man
details
 Germany (GER)
Germany I
Andreas Ostler
Friedrich Kuhn
Lorenz Nieberl
Franz Kemser
 United States (USA)
USA I
Stanley Benham
Patrick Martin
Howard Crossett
James Atkinson
 Switzerland (SUI)
Switzerland I
Fritz Feierabend
Albert Madörin
André Filippini
Stephan Waser

Participating nations[edit]

Belgium only competed in the two-man event and Argentina only competed in the four-man event. 25 bobsledders competed in both events.

A total of 71 bobsledders from ten nations competed at the Oslo Games:

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Germany 2 0 0 2
2  United States 0 2 0 2
3  Switzerland 0 0 2 2

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