Manfred Stengl

Manfred Stengl (April 1, 1946 – June 6, 1992) was an Austrian luger.

Manfred Stengl
Personal information
NationalityAustrian
BornApril 1, 1946 (1946-04)
Salzburg, Austria
DiedJune 6, 1992(1992-06-06) (aged 46)
Douglas, Isle of Man
Sport
Country Austria
SportLuge, Bobsleigh, Motorcycle racing
Motorcycle racing career statistics
Isle of Man TT career
TTs contested8 (1984, 1986-1992)
TT wins0
Podiums0

Stengl was born in Salzburg.[1] He worked as a road-building engineer.[2]

He won the gold medal in the men's doubles event at the 1964 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck.[1][3][4] Stengl also won the silver medal in the men's doubles event at the 1962 FIL European Luge Championships in Weissenbach, Austria.[5]

In the 1970s, Stengl turned his attention to bobsleigh, winning a bronze in the four-man event at the 1975 FIBT World Championships in Cervinia, Italy.[6]

Stengl was also active in motorcycle racing, participating in many events from the late 1960s until his death.[citation needed]

He died in a motorcycle accident during the 1992 Isle of Man TT while competing in the Senior TT category.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Biographien: Feistmantl/Stengl - Gold im Doppelsitzer", Österreichischen Olympiamuseum (in German), retrieved 29 Apr 2019
  2. ^ a b Gebetsberger, Egon (Apr 2006), "Competitor Profile: Manfred Stengl", iomtt, retrieved 29 Apr 2019
  3. ^ "Men's Luge Olympic Medals", fuzilogik, archived from the original on 21 Feb 2010, retrieved 29 Apr 2019
  4. ^ "Olympic Luge and Skeleton Medalists", HickockSports.com, archived from the original on 30 Jun 2007, retrieved 29 Apr 2019
  5. ^ "Kunstbahn-Rennrodeln Europameisterschaften", Eiskanal.com (in German), archived from the original on 26 May 2005, retrieved 29 Apr 2019
  6. ^ "Bobsleigh World Championships: Men: 4-Man", Sports123.com, archived from the original on 25 Feb 2004, retrieved 29 Apr 2019