Wolfram Fiedler

Wolfram Fiedler (29 September 1951 – 11 April 1988) was an East German luger who competed from the mid-1960s to the mid-1970s. He won two bronze medals at the 1972 Winter Olympics in Sapporo, earning them in the men's singles and men's doubles event, respectively.

Wolfram Fiedler
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Fieldler at the 1972 European Luge championships in Königssee, West Germany.
Personal information
Born(1951-09-29)29 September 1951
Died11 April 1988(1988-04-11) (aged 36)

Fiedler also won two medals in the men's singles event at the FIL World Luge Championships with a gold in 1975 and a silver in 1973.

He also won three medals in the men's singles event at the FIL European Luge Championships with two golds (1972, 1976) and one silver (1975).

Fiedler died of cancer in 1988. The summer luge track in his hometown of Ilmenau was named in his honor the following year.