Henry Homburger

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameHenry Anton•Homburger
Used nameHenry•Homburger
Born9 December 1902 in Saranac Lake, New York (USA)
Died14 September 1950 in Sacramento, California (USA)
AffiliationsSaranac Lake "Red Devil" Bobsled Club, Saranac Lake (USA)
NOC United States


Henry Homburger attended college in Indiana where he studied engineering. He came back to Lake Placid and worked for many years as a civil engineer Homburger was instrumental in helping design and then redesign the Mt. Von Hoevenburg bobsled run in Lake Placid. He put his knowledge of the course to good use at the 1932 Olympics to win a silver medal. He also slid on the winning 4-man team at the 1931 and 1932 North American and AAU Championships.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1932 Winter Olympics Bobsleigh (Bobsleigh) USA Henry Homburger
Two, Men (Olympic) Percy Bryant DNS
Four, Men (Olympic) United States 2 2 Silver