Ralph Pichler

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Ralph Pichler
Medal record
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1983 Lake Placid Two-man
Gold medal – first place 1987 St. Moritz Two-man
Silver medal – second place 1986 Königssee Two-man
Bronze medal – third place 1986 Königssee Four-man
Bronze medal – third place 1987 St. Moritz Four-man

Ralph Pichler (born April 20, 1954 in Thun, Bern) is a Swiss bobsledder who competed during the 1980s. He won five medals at the FIBT World Championships with two golds (Two-man: 1983, 1987), one silver (Two-man: 1986), and two bronzes (Four-man: 1986, 1987).

Pichler also finished sixth in the two-man event at the 1984 Winter Olympics in Sarajevo, alongside his partner Rico Freiermuth. He now resides in Canada with his wife, Marla and two children Yannick and Jarett.