FIBT World Championships 1977

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The FIBT World Championships 1977 took place in St. Moritz, Switzerland for the record thirteenth 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, 1955, 1957, 1959, 1965, 1970, and 1974.

Two man bobsleigh[edit]

Pos Team Time
Gold   Switzerland (Hans Hiltebrand, Heinz Meier)
Silver   Switzerland (Fritz Lüdi, Hansjörg Trachsel)
Bronze  West Germany (Stefan Gaisreiter, Manfred Schumann)

Four man bobsleigh[edit]

Pos Team Time
Gold  East Germany (Meinhard Nehmer, Bernhard Germeshausen, Hans-Jürgen Gerhardt, Raimund Bethge)
Silver   Switzerland (Erich Schärer, Ulrich Bächli, Rudolf Marti, Josef Benz)
Bronze  West Germany (Jakob Resch, Herbert Berg, Fritz Ohlwärter, Walter Barfuss)

The East Germans earned their first medal at this championship.

Medal table[edit]

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

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