Luge at the Winter Olympics
Governing trunk FIL
Events four (men: i; women: 1; mixed: 2)
Games
  • 1924
  • 1928
  • 1932
  • 1936
  • 1948
  • 1952
  • 1956
  • 1960
  • 1964
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  • 1972
  • 1976
  • 1980
  • 1984
  • 1988
  • 1992
  • 1994
  • 1998
  • 2002
  • 2006
  • 2010
  • 2014
  • 2018
  • 2022

  • Medalists

Luge
is a winter sport featured at the
Wintertime Olympic Games
where a competitor or two-person team rides a apartment sled while lying supine (face upward) and anxiety commencement. The sport is normally contested on a specially designed ice track that allows gravity to increment the sled’s speed. The winner usually completes the road with the fastest overall fourth dimension. Information technology was get-go contested at the 1964 Wintertime Olympics, with both men’south and women’s events and a doubles event. Doubles is technically considered an open event since 1994, merely only men accept competed in it.[1]
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German lugers (competing under the IOC country codes of EUA, Gdr, Federal republic of germany and GER at dissimilar times since 1964) have dominated the competition, winning 81 medals of 141 possible.

Events

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Consequence 24 28 32 36 48 52 56 60 64 68 72 76 80 84 88 92 94 98 02 06 10 14 xviii 22 Yr
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15
Team relay



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Full events 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 three 3 3 3 3 3 iv 4

Medal leaders

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A man with a soul patch wears a red-and-white tight jumpsuit, with a red-and-white vest over it, and a metallic silver helmet with a raised full-faced visor. He is sat on the ground with his arms resting upon his legs.

Armin Zöggeler is the only athlete to have won one medal in a single private event in six Olympics (furthermore consecutive).

Athletes who won at least two golden medals or three medals in full are listed below.

Athlete NOC Consequence Olympics Gold Silver Statuary Total


Armin Zöggeler

 Italy(ITA) Men’s singles 1994–2014 ii ane 3 6


Natalie Geisenberger

 Germany(GER) Women’s singles
Team relay
2010–2018 4 1 v


Georg Hackl

 West Deutschland(Federal republic of germany)

 Germany(GER)
Men’s singles 1988–2006 iii 2 5


Tobias Arlt

 Germany(GER) Doubles
Team relay
2014–2018 iv 4


Tobias Wendl

 Germany(GER) Doubles
Team relay
2014–2018 4 4


January Behrendt

 East Frg(GDR)

 Germany(GER)
Doubles 1988–1998 2 ane 1 4


Stefan Krauße

 Eastward Germany(German democratic republic)

 Germany(GER)
Doubles 1988–1998 two 1 1 four


Klaus Bonsack

 United Team of Deutschland(EUA)

 East Federal republic of germany(Gdr)
Men’s singles
Doubles
1964–1972 i 1 2 4


Felix Loch

 Germany(GER) Men’due south singles
Team relay
2010–2014 3 3


Thomas Köhler

 United Squad of Germany(EUA)

 East Germany(GDR)
Men’s singles
Doubles
1964–1968 2 1 three


Paul Hildgartner

 Italy(ITA) Men’southward singles
Doubles
1972–1988 2 1 3


Andreas Linger

 Austria(AUT) Doubles 2006–2014 two 1 3


Wolfgang Linger

 Austria(AUT) Doubles 2006–2014 2 1 three


Hans Rinn

 Eastward Federal republic of germany(Gdr) Men’s singles
Doubles
1976–1980 2 ane iii


Silke Kraushaar

 Frg(GER) Women’s singles 1998–2006 1 1 1 3


Tatjana Hüfner

 Deutschland(GER) Women’south singles 2006–2014 i 1 ane iii


Albert Demchenko

 Russia(RUS) Men’southward singles
Team relay
1994–2014 three iii


Markus Prock

 Republic of austria(AUT) Men’due south singles 1984–2002 2 1 three


Andris Šics

 Latvia(LAT) Doubles
Squad relay
2006–2014 ane 2 three


Juris Šics

 Republic of latvia(LAT) Doubles
Team relay
2006–2014 1 two three


Norbert Hahn

 East Frg(GDR) Doubles 1976–1980 2 2


Steffi Martin

 E Deutschland(GDR) Women’s singles 1984–1988 2 2


Sylke Otto

 Germany(GER) Women’southward singles 1992
2002–2006
2 ii
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Medal table

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Updated after 2018 Winter Olympics.

Note: two golden medals handed in the 1972 doubles competition.

Number of lugers by nation

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Nation 24 28 32 36 48 52 56 threescore 64 68 72 76 80 84 88 92 94 98 02 06 10 14 eighteen 22 Years
 Argentine republic(ARG) 1 1 one 2 1 1 one 7
 Australia(AUS) ane one 1 1 1 ane half-dozen
 Republic of austria(AUT) 9 9 8 7 ten 7 7 seven eight 8 ten 10 9 10 x fifteen
 Bermuda(BER) 1 one i ane iv
 Republic of bosnia and herzegovina(BIH) 2 ane 2
 Brazil(BRA) 2 ii
 Bulgaria(BUL) 3 3 2 one ii 1 1 7
 Canada(CAN) 1 seven 4 8 4 2 9 half-dozen 2 2 seven 10 10 8 8 15
 Chinese Taipei(TPE) 2 3 two 2 2 ane 1 1 1 nine
 Republic of croatia(CRO) 1 1
 Czech Democracy(CZE) 2 four four four six 5
 Czechoslovakia(TCH) 6 6 iv 3 three 2 four 7
 East Frg(Gdr) 8 9 ix 9 10 10 vi
 Republic of estonia(EST) one ii 2
 France(FRA) 5 1 1 one iii 3 1 ane 8
 Georgia(GEO) two 2 1 3
 Germany(GER) ten x 10 10 10 x ten ten 8
 United kingdom of great britain and northern ireland(GBR) ii 2 half-dozen 4 vii 4 4 2 i one 2 1 2 xiii
 Hellenic republic(GRE) 2 1 2
 India(IND) 1 one ane 1 ane 5
 Contained Olympic Athletes(IOA) 1 1
 Italy(ITA) 7 9 ix eight nine ix 9 viii 8 x 10 9 viii 10 9 15
 Japan(JPN) 7 5 2 4 five three iii 6 4 5 3 1 12
 Kazakhstan(KAZ) 1 ane 2
 Republic of latvia(LAT) 6 viii 10 8 8 x 9 10 8
 Liechtenstein(LIE) 3 3 1 3 2 1 1 i 8
 Moldova(MDA) 1 i 1 1 4
 Netherlands Antilles(AHO) one ane
 New Zealand(NZL) one 1 2
 Norway(NOR) 4 two 3 7 2 two 3 3 8
 Olympic Athletes from Russia(OAR) eight i
 Philippines(PHI) 1 ane
 Poland(Politico) 8 9 viii viii 2 2 two 3 2 5 half-dozen eleven
 Puerto Rico(PUR) ane 2 2
 Romania(ROU) 4 3 1 three 4 three 4 iv 8 two v 11
 Russia(RUS) 8 7 10 10 10 10 half-dozen
 Slovakia(SVK) 2 1 iv 6 v half dozen 5 vii
 Slovenia(SLO) 1 one one three
 Republic of korea(KOR) 3 3 1 1 iv 5 half-dozen
 Soviet Matrimony(URS) 7 6 7 10 10 5
 Spain(ESP) 4 1 1 3
 Sweden(SWE) five 5 4 2 2 3 5 iii 2 ix
 Switzerland(SUI) 9 2 ane 1 2 2 2 2 1 nine
 Tonga(TGA) 1 i
 Ukraine(UKR) three 6 4 6 vi 6 vi 7
 Unified Squad(EUN) 10 1
 United Team of Frg(EUA) 9 1
 United States(U.s.) ix 8 10 9 10 nine 10 9 10 10 10 10 10 x ten 15
 Venezuela(VEN) one 4 one iii
 Virgin Islands(ISV) 1 two ii 1 ii v
 West Germany(FRG) 8 ten 8 7 8 7 6
 Yugoslavia(YUG) three two ii
Nations 12 fourteen 13 sixteen 14 17 22 22 25 24 26 24 24 24 24
Lugers 68 85 83 94 80 81 90 89 92 93 110 108 110 108 110
Twelvemonth 24 28 32 36 48 52 56 60 64 68 72 76 lxxx 84 88 92 94 98 02 06 ten xiv xviii 22
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Come across also

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  • Listing of Olympic venues in luge
  • Listing of multiple Olympic medalists in ane event
  • Luge at the Youth Olympic Games

References

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  • Listing of Olympic medalists in luge from the IOC. – accessed 17 February 2010.
Specific

  1. ^


    “Luge”. Australian Olympic Committee. Retrieved
    February 16,
    2018
    .



  2. ^


    “Women & the Winter Olympics”. topend sports. Retrieved
    February 16,
    2018
    .



  3. ^


    “Qualification Systems for XXIII Olympic Winter Games, PyeongChang”
    (PDF). fil-luge.org. Retrieved
    Feb 16,
    2018
    .


External links

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Media related to Luge at the Olympics at Wikimedia Commons



Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luge_at_the_Winter_Olympics