Luge at the 1988 Winter Olympics

Luge at the 1988 Winter Olympics consisted of three events at Canada Olympic Park. The competition took place between February 14 and February 19, 1988.[1]

Luge
at the XV Olympic Winter Games
Luge pictogram.svg
VenueCanada Olympic Park
Dates14–19 February
Competitors90 from 22 nations
← 1984
1992 →

Medal summaryEdit

Medal tableEdit

[1]

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  East Germany3216
2  West Germany0112
3  Soviet Union0011
Totals (3 nations)3339


East Germany won all three gold medals, and six medals overall. All three countries that won medals in Calgary were participating in their last Winter Olympics, the two Germanys unifying and the Soviet Union splitting up before 1992.

EventsEdit

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Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's singles
details
Jens Müller
  East Germany
3:05.548 Georg Hackl
  West Germany
3:05.916 Yury Kharchenko
  Soviet Union
3:06.274
Women's singles
details
Steffi Walter-Martin
  East Germany
3:03.973 Ute Oberhoffner-Weiß
  East Germany
3:04.105 Cerstin Schmidt
  East Germany
3:04.181
Doubles
details
  East Germany (GDR)
Jörg Hoffmann
Jochen Pietzsch
1:31.940   East Germany (GDR)
Stefan Krauße
Jan Behrendt
1:32.039   West Germany (FRG)
Thomas Schwab
Wolfgang Staudinger
1:32.274

Participating NOCsEdit

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Twenty-two nations participated in Luge at the Calgary Games. The Netherlands Antilles, Bulgaria, the Philippines and the US Virgin Islands made their Olympic luge debuts.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Calgary 1988 Official Report" (PDF). XV Olympic Winter Games Organizing Committee. LA84 Foundation. 1988. Retrieved January 20, 2014.

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