Bobsleigh at the 1984 Winter Olympics

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Bobsleigh
at the XIV Olympic Winter Games
Bobsleigh pictogram.svg
Bobsleigh
VenueSarajevo Olympic Bobsleigh and Luge Track
Dates10–18 February
Competitors111 from 16 nations
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Bobsleigh at the 1984 Winter Olympics was held at the Olympic Bobsleigh and Luge Track on the mountain of Trebević between February 10–18, 1984.[1]

This was the first time that Yugoslavia entered bobsleigh teams, and did so as hosts. Chinese Taipei also entered bob teams for the first time. The two events also saw the Swede, Carl-Erik Eriksson compete in the Games for the sixth time and the age of 53.

The German Democratic Republic dominated events and won Gold & Silver in both disciplines, with Wolfgang Hoppe and Dietmar Schauerhammer winning Golds in both events.

Events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Two-man
details
 East Germany (GDR)
Wolfgang Hoppe
Dietmar Schauerhammer
3:25.56  East Germany (GDR)
Bernhard Lehmann
Bogdan Musioł
3:26.04  Soviet Union (URS)
Zintis Ekmanis
Vladimir Aleksandrov
3:26.16
Four-man
details
 East Germany (GDR)
Wolfgang Hoppe
Roland Wetzig
Dietmar Schauerhammer
Andreas Kirchner
3:20.22  East Germany (GDR)
Bernhard Lehmann
Bogdan Musioł
Ingo Voge
Eberhard Weise
3:20.78  Switzerland (SUI)
Silvio Giobellina
Heinz Stettler
Urs Salzmann
Rico Freiermuth
3:21.39

Medal table[edit]

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 East Germany2204
2 Soviet Union0011
 Switzerland0011
Totals (3 nations)2226

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bobsleigh at the 1984 Sarajevo Winter Games". Sports Reference. Retrieved 18 April 2018.

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