Luge at the 1964 Winter Olympics – Men's singles

The men's singles luge competition at the 1964 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck was held from 30 January to 4 February, at Olympic Sliding Centre Innsbruck.[1] Tragedy affected the event as British luger Kazimierz Kay-Skrzypecki was killed during a practice run on January 23, seven days before the start of the competition.[2]

Men's singles
at the IX Olympic Winter Games
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VenueOlympic Sliding Centre Innsbruck
DatesJanuary 30-February 4
Competitors38 from 12 nations
Winning time3:26.77
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Thomas Köhler  United Team of Germany
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Klaus-Michael Bonsack  United Team of Germany
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Hans Plenk  United Team of Germany
1968 →

ResultsEdit

Rank[1] Athlete Country Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
  Thomas Köhler   United Team of Germany 51.27 51.53 51.50 52.47 3:26.77
  Klaus-Michael Bonsack   United Team of Germany 51.61 51.33 51.68 52.42 3:27.04
  Hans Plenk   United Team of Germany 52.12 52.25 52.31 53.47 3:30.15
4 Rolf Greger Strøm   Norway 52.60 52.81 52.62 53.18 3:31.21
5 Josef Feistmantl   Austria 52.14 52.58 53.51 53.11 3:31.34
6 Mieczysław Pawełkiewicz   Poland 54.00 52.70 52.66 53.66 3:33.02
7 Carlo Prinoth   Italy 53.01 53.36 53.70 53.42 3:33.49
8 Franz Tiefenbacher   Austria 53.31 53.04 54.00 53.51 3:33.86
9 Manfred Schmid   Austria 53.27 52.86 53.82 54.09 3:34.04
10 Jan Hamřík   Czechoslovakia 53.57 53.24 53.65 53.91 3:34.37
11 Lucjan Kudzia   Poland 53.11 55.44 52.36 53.51 3:34.42
12 Horst Urban   Czechoslovakia 53.32 53.13 54.13 53.92 3:34.50
13 Francis Feltman   United States 52.91 53.43 54.13 54.58 3:35.05
14 Mogens Christensen   Norway 54.43 55.00 53.80 54.44 3:37.67
15 Giampaolo Ambrosi   Italy 54.31 54.50 54.96 55.29 3:39.06
16 Walter Außendorfer   Italy 55.47 55.02 54.85 54.83 3:40.17
17 Tom Neely   United States 54.62 55.40 55.04 55.12 3:40.18
18 Emil Egli   Switzerland 55.01 56.24 54.80 55.51 3:41.56
19 Jan-Axel Strøm   Norway 55.78 55.27 55.15 55.78 3:41.98
20 Arnold Gartmann   Switzerland 55.17 55.27 55.74 55.97 3:42.15
21 Reinhold Senn   Austria 52.32 63.85 53.43 53.37 3:42.97
22 Mike Hessel   United States 55.31 55.50 56.12 56.37 3:43.30
23 Giovanni Graber   Italy 56.44 61.66 54.80 55.50 3:48.40
24 Jiří Hujer   Czechoslovakia 56.05 55.11 64.80 57.44 3:53.40
25 Keith Schellenberg   Great Britain 58.69 59.06 58.14 58.87 3:54.76
26 Ulrich Jucker   Switzerland 63.81 55.92 57.41 58.10 3:55.24
27 Hans Nägele   Liechtenstein 59.65 64.56 60.65 61.43 4:06.29
28 Jerzy Wojnar   Poland 64.47 53.14 70.72 63.36 4:11.69
29 George Farmer   United States 56.78 86.81 57.00 56.01 4:16.60
30 Magnus Schädler   Liechtenstein 63.16 63.26 65.75 64.94 4:17.11
31 Jean-Pierre Gottschall   Switzerland 63.05 64.82 61.85 82.36 4:32.08
- Doug Anakin   Canada ? ? DNS - -
- Matiás Stinnes   Argentina ? ? DNS - -
- Gordon Porteus   Great Britain 60.98 DQ - - -
- Johann Schädler   Liechtenstein 63.16 DNF - - -
- Edward Fender   Poland DNF - - - -
- Fritz Nachmann   United Team of Germany DNF - - - -
- Roland Urban   Czechoslovakia DNF - - - -

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Offizieller Bericht der IX. Olympischen Winterspiele Innsbruck 1964" (PDF), Austrian Federal Publishing House for Instruction, Science and Art, Vienna and Munich, LA84 Foundation, 1964, retrieved January 20, 2014
  2. ^ "Luge at the 1964 Innsbruck Winter Games: Men's Singles". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 2 April 2020.