Bobsleigh at the 1948 Winter Olympics

At the 1948 Winter Olympics, two bobsleigh events were contested. The two-man competition was held on Friday, January 30, 1948 and on Saturday, January 31, 1948 while the four-man competition was held on Friday, February 6, 1948 and on Saturday, February 7, 1948.

Medal summary

Event Gold Silver Bronze
 Switzerland (SUI)
Switzerland II
Felix Endrich
Friedrich Waller
 Switzerland (SUI)
Switzerland I
Fritz Feierabend
Paul Eberhard
 United States (USA)
Frederick Fortune
Schuyler Carron
 United States (USA)
Francis Tyler
Patrick Martin
Edward Rimkus
William D'Amico
 Belgium (BEL)
Belgium I
Max Houben
Freddy Mansveld
Louis-Georges Niels
Jacques Mouvet
 United States (USA)
James Bickford
Thomas Hicks
Donald Dupree
William Dupree

Participating nations

Twenty-one bobsledders competed in both events.

A total of 71 bobsledders from nine nations competed at the St. Moritz Games:

Medal table

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Switzerland 1 1 0 2
2 United States 1 0 2 3
3 Belgium 0 1 0 1


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