Luge at the 1968 Winter Olympics – Doubles

The doubles luge competition at the 1968 Winter Olympics in Grenoble was held on 18 February, at Villard-de-Lans.[1] With his win, Thomas Köhler became the first person to win in both men's singles (1964) and doubles.[2]

Doubles
at the X Olympic Winter Games
Luge pictogram.svg
VenueVillard-de-Lans
Dates18 February
Competitors30 from 9 nations
Winning time1:35.85
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Klaus-Michael Bonsack, Thomas Köhler  East Germany
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Manfred Schmid, Ewald Walch  Austria
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Wolfgang Winkler, Fritz Nachmann  West Germany
← 1964
1972 →

ResultsEdit

Rank[1] Athletes Country Run 1 Run 2 Total
  Klaus-Michael Bonsack
Thomas Köhler
  East Germany 47.88 47.97 1:35.85
  Manfred Schmid
Ewald Walch
  Austria 48.16 48.18 1:36.34
  Wolfgang Winkler
Fritz Nachmann
  West Germany 48.58 48.71 1:37.29
4 Hans Plenk
Bernhard Aschauer
  West Germany 48.70 48.91 1:37.61
5 Horst Hörnlein
Reinhard Bredow
  East Germany 48.80 49.01 1:37.81
6 Zbigniew Gawior
Ryszard Gawior
  Poland 49.01 48.84 1:37.85
7 Josef Feistmantl
Wilhelm Biechl
  Austria 48.81 49.30 1:38.11
8 Giovanni Graber
Enrico Graber
  Italy 49.01 49.14 1:38.15
9 Lucjan Kudzia
Stanisław Paczka
  Poland 49.09 49.08 1:38.17
10 Ernesto Mair
Sigisfredo Mair
  Italy 49.10 49.57 1:38.67
11 Georges Tresallet
Ion Pervilhac
  France 49.97 49.29 1:39.26
12 Horst Urban
Roland Urban
  Czechoslovakia 50.46 50.02 1:40.48
13 Jan Hamřík
František Halíř
  Czechoslovakia 51.85 50.85 1:42.70
14 Ivar Bjare
Jan Nilsson
  Sweden 51.04 52.52 1:43.56
- Mike Hessel
Jim Moriarty
  United States DNF - -

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Rapport Officiel Xes Jeux Olympiques D'Hiver 1968 Grenoble" (PDF). Comité d'organisation des Xemes jeux olympiques d'hiver. LA84 Foundation. 1968. Retrieved 20 January 2014.
  2. ^ "Luge at the 1968 Grenoble Winter Games: Men's Doubles". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 3 April 2020.