David Möller

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David Möller
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David Möller (left), at the flowers ceremony after the men's singles event at the 2008 FIL World Luge Championships in Oberhof, Germany.
Personal information
Born (1982-01-13) 13 January 1982 (age 32)[1]
Sonneberg,[1] Thuringia,  East Germany
Residence Schalkau,[1] Thuringia
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)[1]
Weight 91 kg (201 lb)(winter)
85 kg (187 lb)[1](summer)
Website home
Sport
Country  Germany
Sport Luge
Event(s) Men´s singles
Club RRV Sonneberg/Schalkau
Turned pro 2001[1]
Coached by Germany Bernhard Glass
Achievements and titles
Olympic finals 2nd

David Möller (born 13 January 1982) is a German luger who has competed since 2001. He won six medals at the FIL World Luge Championships with four golds (Men's singles: 2004, 2007; Mixed team: 2004, 2007), one silver (Men's singles: 2008), and one bronze (Men's singles: 2005)

Möller also won four medals at the FIL European Luge Championships with one gold (Mixed team: 2006), one silver (Men's singles: 2004), and two bronzes (Men's singles: 2006, 2008).

He also finished fifth in the men's singles event at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Torino and won the silver medal at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver .

Möller's best Luge World Cup overall finish was second three times (2005-6, 2006-7, 2007-8).

On 18 January 2009, Möller suffered a cruciate ligament rupture while training in Oberhof. He underwent surgery for the rupture in Munich at the end of February. Möller underwent physical rehabilitation in early 2009 to prepare for the 2009-10 Luge World Cup and Winter Olympics in Vancouver to which he qualified.

Möller with his silver medal at the 2010 Winter Olympics

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f FIL-Luge profile, accessed December 4, 2010