Erich Schärer

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Erich Schärer
Medal record
Men's Bobsleigh
Representing   Switzerland
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1980 Lake Placid Two-man
Silver medal – second place 1976 Innsbruck Four-man
Silver medal – second place 1980 Lake Placid Four-man
Bronze medal – third place 1976 Innsbruck Two-man
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1971 Cervinia Four-man
Gold medal – first place 1973 Lake Placid Four-man
Gold medal – first place 1975 Cervinia Four-man
Gold medal – first place 1978 Lake Placid Two-man
Gold medal – first place 1979 Königssee Two-man
Gold medal – first place 1982 St. Moritz Two-man
Gold medal – first place 1986 Königssee Four-man
Silver medal – second place 1977 St. Moritz Four-man
Silver medal – second place 1978 Lake Placid Four-man
Silver medal – second place 1983 Lake Placid Two-man
Bronze medal – third place 1979 Königssee Four-man
Bronze medal – third place 1981 Cortina d'Ampezzo Two-man
Bronze medal – third place 1981 Cortina d'Ampezzo Four-man
Bronze medal – third place 1982 St. Moritz Four-man

Erich Schärer (born 1 September 1946 in Zurich) is a Swiss bobsledder who competed from the early 1970s to the mid-1980s. Competing in two Winter Olympics, he won four medals with one gold (Two-man: 1980), two silvers (Four-man: 1976, 1980), and one bronze (Two-man: 1976).

Schärer also won fourteen medals at the FIBT World Championships with seven golds (Two-man: 1978, 1979, 1982; Four-man: 1971, 1973, 1975, 1986), three silvers (Two-man: 1983, Four-man: 1977, 1978), and four bronzes (Two-man: 1981, Four-man: 1979, 1981, 1982).

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