Luge at the 1980 Winter Olympics – Doubles

The Doubles luge competition at the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid was held on 19 February, at Mt. Van Hoevenberg Olympic Bobsled Run.[1] The doubles team of Hans Rinn and Norbert Hahn became the first repeat winners of an Olympic luge event.[2]

Doubles
at the XIII Olympic Winter Games
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VenueMt. Van Hoevenberg Olympic Bobsled Run
Dates19 February
Competitors38 from 12 nations
Winning time1:19.331
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s)  East Germany
Hans Rinn, Norbert Hahn
2nd place, silver medalist(s)  Italy
Peter Gschnitzer, Karl Brunner
3rd place, bronze medalist(s)  Austria
Georg Fluckinger, Karl Schrott
← 1976
1984 →

ResultsEdit

Rank[1] Athletes Country Run 1 Run 2 Total
  Hans Rinn
Norbert Hahn
  East Germany 39.303 40.028 1:19.331
  Peter Gschnitzer
Karl Brunner
  Italy 39.549 40.057 1:19.606
  Georg Fluckinger
Karl Schrott
  Austria 39.509 40.286 1:19.795
4 Bernd Hahn
Ulli Hahn
  East Germany 39.972 39.942 1:19.914
5 Hansjörg Raffl
Alfred Silginer
  Italy 39.823 40.153 1:19.976
6 Anton Winkler
Anton Wembacher
  West Germany 39.916 40.096 1:20.012
7 Hans Brandner
Balthasar Schwarm
  West Germany 39.814 40.249 1:20.063
8 Jindřich Zeman
Vladimír Resl
  Czechoslovakia 40.050 40.092 1:20.142
9 Günther Lemmerer
Reinhold Sulzbacher
  Austria 40.017 40.486 1:20.503
10 Dainis Bremze
Aigars Krikis
  Soviet Union 40.164 40.498 1:20.662
11 Richard Healey
Ty Danco
  United States 40.386 40.955 1:21.341
12 Stefan Kjernholm
Kenneth Holm
  Sweden 40.415 41.024 1:21.439
13 Koji Kuriyama
Takashi Takagi
  Japan 41.035 41.499 1:22.534
14 Derek Prentice
Christopher Dyason
  Great Britain 40.705 41.862 1:22.567
15 Ioan Apostol
Cristinel Piciorea
  Romania 40.757 41.909 1:22.666
16 Wolfgang Schädler
Rainer Gassner
  Liechtenstein 40.829 42.566 1:23.395
17 Valery Yakushin
Sergey Danilin
  Soviet Union 39.951 45.193 1:25.144
18 Frank Masley
Ray Bateman Jr.
  United States 48.241 40.612 1:28.853
19 Jeremy Palmer-Tomkinson
John Denby
  Great Britain 42.406 48.493 1:30.899

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "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: Men's Doubles". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 5 April 2020.