FIBT World Championships 1957

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The FIBT World Championships 1957 took place in St. Moritz, Switzerland for the record eighth time. The Swiss city had hosted the event previously in 1931 (Four-man), 1935 (Four-man), 1937 (Four-man), 1938 (Two-man), 1939 (Two-man), 1947, and 1955. It also marked the first time the unified championships took place in the same location in consecutive championships.

Two man bobsleigh[edit]

Pos Team Time
Gold  Italy (Eugenio Monti, Renzo Alverà)
Silver  United States (Arthur Tyler, Thomas Butler)
Bronze  Spain (Marques Alfonso de Portago, Luis Nunoz)

This is Spain's only medal at the FIBT World Championships as of 2010. Portago would die later that year in the Mille Miglia competition in Italy.

Four man bobsleigh[edit]

Pos Team Time
Gold   Switzerland (Hans Zoller, Hans Theler, Rolf Küderli, Heinz Leu)
Silver  Italy (Eugenio Monti, Ferdinando Piani, Lino Pierdica, Renzo Alverà)
Bronze  United States (Arthur Tyler, John Cole, Robert Hagemes, Thomas Butler)

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Italy 1 1 0 2
2  United States 0 1 1 2
3   Switzerland 1 0 0 1
4  Spain 0 0 1 1

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