Bobsleigh at the 1992 Winter Olympics

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Bobsleigh
at the XVI Olympic Winter Games
Bobsleigh pictogram.svg
Venue La Plagne
Dates 15-22 February
Competitors 159 from 25 nations
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Bobsleigh at the 1992 Winter Olympics consisted of two events, at La Plagne. The competition took place between February 15 and February 22, 1992.[1]

Medal summary[edit]

Medal table[edit]

[1]

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

Three countries won medals in Albertville, with Switzerland leading the medal table, with two medals, one gold and one bronze. Germany won the most medals, with three. Gustav Weder and Donat Acklin were the only athletes to medal in both competitions.

Events[edit]

[1]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Two-man
details
 Switzerland (SUI)
Gustav Weder
Donat Acklin
3:53.90  Germany (GER)
Rudi Lochner
Markus Zimmermann
4:03.55  Germany (GER)
Christoph Langen
Günther Eger
4:03.63
Four-man
details
 Austria (AUT)
Ingo Appelt
Harald Winkler
Gerhard Haidacher
Thomas Schroll
3:53.90  Germany (GER)
Wolfgang Hoppe
Bogdan Musiol
Axel Kühn
René Hannemann
3:53.92  Switzerland (SUI)
Gustav Weder
Donat Acklin
Lorenz Schindelholz
Curdin Morell
3:54.13

Participating NOCs[edit]

[1]

Twenty-five nations participated in bobsleigh at the 1992 Games. Ireland, Latvia, Puerto Rico and the Unified Team made their bobsleigh debuts.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Albertville 1992 Official Report" (PDF). Le Comite d'Organisation des Jeux Olympiques Albertville. LA84 Foundation. 1992. Archived from the original (PDF) on February 26, 2008. Retrieved February 1, 2014. 
  • Wallechinsky, David and Jaime Loucky (2009). "Bobsleigh". In The Complete Book of the Winter Olympics: 2010 Edition. London: Aurum Press Limited.
  • Sports-Reference - 1992 Bobsleigh