FIBT World Championships 2000

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The FIBT World Championships 2000 took place in Altenberg, Germany (men's bobsleigh), Winterberg, Germany (women's bobsleigh), and Igls, Austria (men's and women's skeleton). Altenberg hosted the championship event for the fourth time, doing so previously in 1991 (bobsleigh), 1994 (skeleton), and 1999 (skeleton). Winterberg hosted the championship event for the second time, doing so previously in 1995 (bobsleigh). Igls hosted the championship for the fifth time, doing do previously in 1935 (two-man) and 1963, 1991 (skeleton), and 1993 (bobsleigh). Two-woman bobsleigh and women's skeleton debuted at these championships.

Bobsleigh[edit]

Two man[edit]

Pos Team Time
Gold  Germany (Christoph Langen, Markus Zimmermann)
Silver  Germany (André Lange, René Hoppe)
Bronze   Switzerland (Christian Reich, Urs Aeberhand)

Four man[edit]

Pos Team Time
Gold  Germany (André Lange, René Hoppe, Lars Behrendt, Carsten Embach)
Silver  Germany (Christoph Langen, Markus Zimmerman, Tomas Plazter, Sven Rühr)
Bronze   Switzerland (Christian Reich, Bruno Aeberhard, Urs Aeberhand, Domenic Keller)

Two woman[edit]

Pos Team Time
Gold  Germany (Gabriele Kohlisch, Kathleen Hering)
Silver  United States (Jean Racine, Jennifer Davidson)
Bronze   Switzerland (Françoise Burdet, Katharina Sutter)

Kohlisch competed for the Germans in luge, winning ten World Championship and three European championship medals between 1987 and 1997.

Skeleton[edit]

Men[edit]

Pos Athlete Time
Gold  Andy Böhme (GER)
Silver  Gregor Stähli (SUI)
Bronze  Jim Shea (USA)
Bronze  Alexander Müller (AUT)

Women[edit]

Pos Athlete Time
Gold  Steffi Hanzlik (GER)
Silver  Mellisa Hollingsworth (CAN)
Bronze  Tricia Stumpf (USA)

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Germany 5 2 0 7
2   Switzerland 0 1 3 4
3  United States 0 1 2 3
4  Canada 0 1 0 1
5  Austria 0 0 1 1

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