Ewald Walch

Ewald Walch (born 18 August 1940 in Innsbruck)[1] was an Austrian luger who competed from the mid-1950s to the early 1970s. Competing in two Winter Olympics, he won the silver medal in the men's doubles event at the 1968 Winter Olympics in Grenoble.

Ewald Walch
Medal record
Luge
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1968 Grenoble Men's doubles
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1960 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Men's doubles
Gold medal – first place 1969 Königssee Men's doubles
Gold medal – first place 1970 Königssee Men's doubles
Silver medal – second place 1967 Hammarstrand Men's doubles
Silver medal – second place 1971 Olang Men's doubles
Bronze medal – third place 1957 Davos Men's doubles
Bronze medal – third place 1963 Imst Men's doubles
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 1962 Weissenbach Men's doubles
Silver medal – second place 1971 Imst Men's doubles
Bronze medal – third place 1970 Hammarstrand Men's doubles

Walch also won seven medals in the men's doubles event at the FIL World Luge Championships with three golds (1960, 1969, 1970), two silvers (1967, 1971), and two bronzes (1957, 1963). He also won a complete set of medals in the men's doubles event at the FIL European Luge Championships with a gold in 1962, a silver in 1971, and a bronze in 1970.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Ewald Walch". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2020-04-18.
  2. ^ "List of European luge champions". Eiskanal (in German). Archived from the original on 2008-03-25. Retrieved 2015-02-08.