Aigars Kriķis

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Aigars Kriķis (August 28, 1954 in Riga – February 15, 1999) was a Latvian Soviet luger who competed during the late 1970s. He won the gold medal at the men's doubles (together with Dainis Bremze) event at the 1978 FIL World Luge Championships in Imst, Austria.

Aigars Kriķis
Medal record
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1978 Imst Men's doubles
European Championships
Bronze medal – third place 1976 Hammarstrand Men's doubles

Kriķis also won a bronze medal in the men's doubles event at the 1976 FIL European Luge Championships in Hammarstrand, Sweden.

Kriķis also finished eighth in the men's doubles event at the 1976 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck.

Born in Riga, Latvia. He started his career at the age of 14. Kriķis was a triple USSR Champion in Men's Doubles from 1973 to 1975.


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