Luge at the 1976 Winter Olympics – Doubles

The Doubles luge competition at the 1976 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck was held on 10 February, at Olympic Sliding Centre Innsbruck.[1][2]

Doubles
at the XII Olympic Winter Games
Luge pictogram.svg
VenueOlympic Sliding Centre Innsbruck
Dates10 February
Competitors50 from 15 nations
Winning time1:25.604
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s)  East Germany
Hans Rinn, Norbert Hahn
2nd place, silver medalist(s)  West Germany
Hans Brandner, Balthasar Schwarm
3rd place, bronze medalist(s)  Austria
Rudolf Schmid, Franz Schachner
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1980 →

ResultsEdit

Rank[1] Athletes Country Run 1 Run 2 Total
  Hans Rinn
Norbert Hahn
  East Germany 42.773 42.831 1:25.604
  Hans Brandner
Balthasar Schwarm
  West Germany 42.792 43.097 1:25.889
  Rudolf Schmid
Franz Schachner
  Austria 42.997 42.922 1:25.919
4 Stefan Hölzlwimmer
Rudi Größwang
  West Germany 43.205 43.033 1:26.238
5 Manfred Schmid
Reinhold Sulzbacher
  Austria 43.035 43.389 1:26.424
6 Jindřich Zeman
Vladimír Resl
  Czechoslovakia 43.315 43.511 1:26.826
7 Karl Feichter
Ernst Haspinger
  Italy 43.853 43.318 1:27.171
8 Dainis Bremze
Aigars Krikis
  Soviet Union 43.667 43.740 1:27.407
9 Rolands Upatnieks
Valdis Ķuzis
  Soviet Union 43.732 43.850 1:27.582
10 Andrzej Żyła
Jan Kasielski
  Poland 43.748 43.989 1:27.737
11 Paul Hildgartner
Walter Plaikner
  Italy 43.781 44.058 1:27.839
12 Mirosław Więckowski
Andrzej Kozik
  Poland 44.025 43.977 1:28.002
13 Asle Strand
Helge Svensen
  Norway 44.097 44.357 1:28.454
14 Michael Gårdebäck
Nils Vinberg
  Sweden 44.958 44.259 1:29.217
15 Martin Ore
Eilif Nedberg
  Norway 44.744 44.534 1:29.278
16 Bernd Hahn
Ulli Hahn
  East Germany 43.291 46.556 1:29.847
17 Larry Arbuthnot
Doug Hansen
  Canada 44.933 45.102 1:30.035
18 Kazuaki Ichikawa
Masaaki Oyagi
  Japan 45.176 45.407 1:30.583
19 Max Beck
Wolfgang Schädler
  Liechtenstein 45.517 45.272 1:30.789
20 Jeremy Palmer-Tomkinson
Michel de Carvalho
  Great Britain 46.400 44.977 1:31.377
21 Shieh Wei-Cheng
Huang Liu-Chong
  Republic of China 45.745 45.633 1:31.378
22 David McComb
Michael Shragge
  Canada 45.421 46.169 1:31.590
23 Robert Berkley, Jr.
Richard Cavanaugh
  United States 46.455 45.554 1:32.009
24 Jim Moriarty
John Fee
  United States 46.075 45.965 1:32.040
- Richard Liversedge
Russell Tapp
  Great Britain DNF - -

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Final Report - XII. Olympische Winterspiele Innsbruck 1976" (PDF). Organizing Committee for the XIIth Winter Olympic Games 1976. LA84 Foundation. 1976. Retrieved 20 January 2014.
  2. ^ "Luge at the 1976 Innsbruck Winter Games: Men's Doubles". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 4 April 2020.