Luge at the 1980 Winter Olympics

Luge at the 1980 Winter Olympics consisted of three events at Mt. Van Hoevenberg Olympic Bobsled Run. The competition took place between 13 and 16 February 1980.[1][2]

Luge
at the XIII Olympic Winter Games
Luge pictogram.svg
VenueMt. Van Hoevenberg Olympic Bobsled Run
Dates13–16 February
Competitors80 from 14 nations
← 1976
1984 →

Medal summaryEdit

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  East Germany2103
2  Soviet Union1012
3  Italy0202
4  Austria0011
  West Germany0011
Totals (5 nations)3339

East Germany led the medal table with three medals, two gold.[1]

EventsEdit

Event[1] Gold Silver Bronze
Men's singles
details
Bernhard Glass
  East Germany
2:54.796 Paul Hildgartner
  Italy
2:55.372 Anton Winkler
  West Germany
2:56.545
Women's singles
details
Vera Zozuļa
  Soviet Union
2:36.537 Melitta Sollmann
  East Germany
2:37.657 Ingrīda Amantova
  Soviet Union
2:37.817
Doubles
details
  East Germany (GDR)
Hans Rinn
Norbert Hahn
1:19.331   Italy (ITA)
Peter Gschnitzer
Karl Brunner
1:19.606   Austria (AUT)
Georg Fluckinger
Karl Schrott
1:19.795

Participating NOCsEdit

Fourteen nations participated in Luge at the Lake Placid Games. Romania made their Olympic luge debut.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "The Official Report of the XIIIth Olympic Winter Games Lake Placid 1980 - Official Results" (PDF). Lake Placid Organizing Committee. LA84 Foundation. 1980. Retrieved 20 January 2014.
  2. ^ "Luge at the 1980 Lake Placid Winter Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 5 April 2020.