Bernhard Germeshausen facts for kids
|Representing East Germany|
|Gold||1980 Lake Placid||Four-man|
|Silver||1980 Lake Placid||Two-man|
|Gold||1977 St. Moritz||Four-man|
|Gold||1981 Cortina d'Ampezzo||Two-man|
|Gold||1981 Cortina d'Ampezzo||Four-man|
|Bronze||1978 Lake Placid||Four-man|
Bernhard Germeshausen (21 August 1951 – 15 April 2022) was an East German bobsledder who competed from the mid-1970s to the early 1980s. Competing in two Winter Olympics, he won four medals with three golds (Two-man: 1976, Four-man: 1976, 1980) and one silver (Two-man: 1980).
He also won five medals at the FIBT World Championships with three golds (Two-man: 1981, Four-man: 1977, 1981), one silver (Four-man: 1979), and one bronze (Four-man: 1978).
Prior to his role in bobsleigh, Germeshausen competed in track and field athletics as a decathlete, winning the East German championship in 1974.
He later became a sports instructor.
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