Gomer Lloyd - Photo: Charlie Booker
Calgary/Lake Placid (RWH) The International Bobsleigh & Skeleton Federation IBSF mourns Malcolm „Gomer“ Lloyd. The former British bobsleigh pilot and coach of different national teams died on 3 January 2016 aged 68.
Following his athlete career, Gomer Lloyd coached a number of national teams. To the last, he coached the bobsleigh team of the coming Olympic host nation Korea. At BMW IBSF World Cups in Altenberg and Königssee at the beginning auf the 2015-2016 season, his pilot Yunjong Won with Youngwoo Seo finished third in two man bob, respectively, to win the first ever World Cup medals for Korean bobsleigh sport.
„With Gomer Lloyd, the whole IBSF sliding family lost a man with great knowledge and great passion for bobsleigh sport“, said IBSF president Ivo Ferriani. „We offer his family and friends our heartfelt condolences and we will hold his memory in honour.“ ©RWH2015-2016

Gomer Lloyd, coach of Team Korea. After Won/Seo collected Korea's first ever bobsleigh world cup medal in Altenberg. Photo by Charlie Booker
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