History of the

Association

  • 2018

    Olympic Gold - Skeleton

    Lizzy Yarnold becomes the first Britain to retain a Winter Olympic title as she wins Gold in PyeongChang

    Olympic Bronze - Skeleton

    Laura Deas wins Olympic Bronze in South Korea - with Lizzy Yarnold winning Gold it is the first time GB have had two individual medalists on the same podium at the Winter Games

    Olympic Bronze - Skeleton

    Dom Parsons wins GB's first Olympic male skeleton medal in 70 years with Bronze in PyeongChang

  • 2017

    World Championship Bronze - Skeleton

    Lizzy Yarnold wins Bronze at the World Championships in Konigssee

    World Junior Championship Gold - Bobsleigh

    Mica McNeill and Mica Moore take top spot in Winterberg

  • 2016

    Youth Olympic Bronze - Bobsleigh

    Kelsea Purchall wins Bronze at the Youth Olympics in Lillehammer

    Youth Olympic Gold - Skeleton

    Ashleigh Pittaway wins Gold at the Youth Olympics in Lillehammer

    Best 2-man for 50 years

    Bruce Tasker & Joel Fearon finish 4th at the World Championships - the best 2-man result since 1966

  • 2015

    BBSA officially formed

    The BBSA officially becomes the governing body for bobsleigh and skeleton in Great Britain

    World Championship Gold - Skeleton

    Lizzy Yarnold wins Gold in Winterberg to complete the career Grand Slam

    Overall World Cup Silver - Skeleton

    Lizzy Yarnold wins overall season Silver

    European Championship Gold & Bronze - Skeleton

    Lizzy Yarnold becomes European Champion in Igls and Rose McGrandle wins Bronze

  • 2014

    Olympic Gold - Skeleton

    Lizzy Yarnold wins Gold in Sochi

    European Championship Silver - Bobsleigh

    John Jackson, Joel Fearon, Stu Benson and Bruce Tasker secure Silver in Konigssee

    World Cup Gold & Bronze - Skeleton

    Lizzy Yarnold is crowned overall World Cup Queen in Igls, with Shelley Rudman third

    European Championship Silver - Skeleton

    Shelley Rudman makes it six European medals as she finishes second in Konigssee

  • 2013

    World Championship Gold - Skeleton

    Shelley Rudman wins global Gold in St Moritz

  • 2012

    Overall World Cup Gold - Skeleton

    After a hat-trick of second-place finishes, Shelley Rudman wins the overall World Cup title

    World Championship Bronze - Skeleton

    Lizzy Yarnold claims Bronze in Lake Placid

    Youth Olympic Silver - Bobsleigh

    Mica McNeil and Jazmin Sawyers win Silver at the inaugural Youth Games in Innsbruck

    European Championship Bronze - Skeleton

    Shelley Rudman medals at her fourth successive continental championships as she wins Bronze

  • 2011

    Overall World Cup Silver - Skeleton

    Shelley Rudman claims her third successive overall World Cup Silver medal

    World Junior Championship Gold - Bobsleigh

    Paula Walker wins World Junior Championship Gold alongside Rebekah Wilson in Lake Placid

    European Championship Gold & Bronze - Skeleton

    Shelley Rudman wins Gold in St Moritz and Amy Williams takes Bronze

  • 2010

    Overall World Cup Silver - Skeleton

    Shelley Rudman makes it back-to-back overall World Cup Silvers

    Olympic Gold - Skeleton

    Amy Williams wins the ultimate prize in Vancouver

    European Championship Bronze - Skeleton

    Shelley Rudman finishes third in Igls

    Merger agreed

    The merger of the British Bobsleigh Association and the British Skeleton Association is agreed in principle

  • 2009

    Overall World Cup Silver - Skeleton

    Shelley Rudman finishes second in the World Cup standings

    Overall World Cup Bronze - Bobsleigh

    Nicola Minichiello wins' Women's overall Bronze

    World Championship Silver - Skeleton

    Adam Pengilly and Amy Williams win Men's and Women's Silver respectively

    World Championship Gold - Bobsleigh

    Nicola Minichiello and Gillian Cooke are crowned World Champs in Lake Placid

    European Championship Gold & Silver - Skeleton

    Shelley Rudman takes Gold and Kristan Bromley secures Silver in St Moritz

    European Championship Bronze - Bobsleigh

    Nicola Minichiello and Gillian Cooke claim Bronze in St Moritz

  • 2008

    World Cup, World Champs and World Cup Gold - Skeleton

    Kristan Bromley becomes the first man to claim this unique treble

    European Championship Gold & Bronze - Skeleton

    Kristan Bromley wins Gold and Adam Pengilly Bronze in Cesana

  • 2006

    Olympic Silver - Skeleton

    Shelley Rudman wins Silver in Turin

    European Championship Silver - Skeleton

    Shelley Rudman secures the Silver medal in the continental championships in St Moritz

  • 2005

    European Championship Gold - Skeleton

    Kristan Bromley wins his second continental crown in Altenberg

    World Championship Silver - Bobsleigh

    Nicola Minichiello and Jackie Davies win Silver in Calgary

    World Push Championship Gold - Bobsleigh

    Nicola Minichiello and Jackie Davies take top spot at the World Push Championships

  • 2004

    World Cup Gold - Skeleton

    Kristan Bromley secures the first of his two World Cup titles

    European Championship Gold - Skeleton

    Kristan Bromley becomes European King in Altenberg

  • 2002

    Olympic Bronze - Skeleton

    Alex Coomber claims Bronze in the first-ever female skeleton competition at the Olympics

    Overall World Cup Gold - Skeleton

    Alex Coomber makes it back-to-back World Cup titles

  • 2001

    Overall World Cup Gold - Skeleton

    Alex Coomber wins her first World Cup title

    World Championship Silver - Skeleton

    Alex Coomber finishes second in the second-ever Women's World Championships

  • 2000

    Overall World Cup Gold & Bronze - Skeleton

    Alexandra Hamilton wins Gold and Kristan Bromley finishes third in the overall season standings

    Moved to Bath

  • 1999

    Overall World Cup Bronze - Bobsleigh

    Michelle Coy-Martin places third overall in the Women's World Cup season

  • 1998

    Olympic Bronze - Bobsleigh

    Sean Olsson, Dean Ward, Courtney Rumbolt and Paul Attwood win Bronze in Nagano

  • 1995

    Overall World Cup Silver - Bobsleigh

    Mark Tout goes one better than his previous Bronze as he wins overall World Cup Silver

  • 1994

    Overall World Cup Bronze - Bobsleigh

    Mark Tout places third in the Combined Men's standings and in the 4-man rankings

    European Championship Silver - Bobsleigh

    Mark Tout, George Farell, Jason Wing and Lenny Paul win Silver in La Plagne

  • 1992

    Overall World Cup Bronze - Bobsleigh

    Mark Tout wins Bronze in the overall World Cup rankings for the 4-man event

  • 1989

    British Bob Skeleton Association formed

    Athletes set up the first governing body for skeleton in Great Britain

  • 1986

    Overall World Cup Bronze - Bobsleigh

    Nick Phipps finishes third in the Combined Men's competition in the second season since the inception of the overall World Cup standings

  • 1968

    European Championship Silver & Bronze - Bobsleigh

    Patrick Evely and Toni Fields win Silver and John Blockey and Mike Freeman Bronze in the 2-man in St Moritz. Timothy Thorn and John Brown join Blockey and Freeman in winning 4-man Bronze

  • 1966

    World Championship Bronze - Bobsleigh

    Tony Nash and Robin Dixon finish third in Cortina

  • 1965

    World Championship Gold - Bobsleigh

    Tony Nash and Robin Dixon are crowned World Champions in St Moritz

  • 1964

    Olympic Gold - Bobsleigh

    Tony Nash and Robin Dixon claim Gold at the 1964 Olympics in Innsbruck

  • 1963

    World Championship Bronze - Bobsleigh

    Tony Nash and Robin Dixon claim their first World Championship medal in Igls

  • 1948

    Olympic bronze - Skeleton

    John Crammond wins bronze in St Moritz

  • 1939

    World Championship Silver - Bobsleigh

    Frederick McEvoy, Peter Howard, John Galt Critchley and Charles Green secure Silver in Cortina in the last pre-WW2 World Championships

  • 1938

    World Championship Gold - Bobsleigh

    Frederick McEvoy, David Looker and Charles Green retain their World Championship title alongside Chris Mackintosh in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

    World Championship Silver - Bobsleigh

    Frederick McEvoy and Charles Green win Silver in St Moritz

  • 1937

    World Championship Gold - Bobsleigh

    Frederick McEvoy and Bryan Black double up on Gold medals with success in the 2-man event in Cortina

    World Championship Gold - Bobsleigh

    Frederick McEvoy, David Looker, Charles Green and Bryan Black take global Gold in St Moritz

  • 1931

    World Championship Bronze - Bobsleigh

    Dennis Field, Patrick Coote, Ralph Wallace and Jack Newcombe win Bronze in the second-ever World Championships in St Moritz

  • 1929

    European Championship Bronze - Bobsleigh

    B. A. J. Qutram and C. M. Qutram take Bronze in the inaugural European Championships in Davos

  • 1927

    British Bobsleigh formed

    British Bobsleigh is founded as the sport's governing body in New York in 1927

  • 1924

    Olympic Bronze - Skeleton

    David Carnegie wins a Bronze medal in Chamonix

    Olympic silver - Bobsleigh

    Ralph Broome, Thomas Arnold, Alexander Richardson and Rodney Soher win Silver at the first Winter Olympic Games in Chamonix