Karl Brunner (luger)
Karl Brunner (born 19 May 1951 in Olang) was an Italian luger who competed from the early 1970s to the mid-1980s. He won the silver medal in the men's doubles event at the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, New York.
|1980 Lake Placid||Men's doubles|
|1971 Olang||Men's singles|
|1977 Igls||Men's doubles|
|1979 Königssee||Men's singles|
|1980 Olang||Men's singles|
|1977 Königssee||Men's singles|
|1979 Oberhof||Men's doubles|
Brunner also won three medals at the FIL World Luge Championships with two medals in men's singles (gold: 1971, silver: 1979) and one in men's doubles (silver: 1977). He also won three medals at the FIL European Luge Championships with a gold (Men's singles: 1980) and two bronzes (Men's singles: 1977, Men's doubles: 1979).
Brunner also won the overall Luge World Cup men's doubles title three times (1977-8, 1978-9, 1982-3) and had his best overall men's single World Cup finish of second in 1979-80.
- DatabaseOlympics.com information on Brunner. at the Wayback Machine (archived 2007-08-25)
- Fuzilogik Sports - Winter Olympic results - Men's luge at the Wayback Machine (archived 2010-02-21)
- Hickoksports.com results on Olympic champions in luge and skeleton. at the Wayback Machine (archived 2007-06-30)
- Hickok sports information on World champions in luge and skeleton. at Archive.today (archived 2012-12-04)
- List of European luge champions at the Wayback Machine (archived 2008-03-25) (in German)
- List of men's doubles luge World Cup champions since 1978. at the Wayback Machine (archived 2008-02-06)
- List of men's singles luge World Cup champions since 1978. at the Wayback Machine (archived 2008-02-06)