FIL World Luge Championships 1983

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The FIL World Luge Championships 1983 took place in Lake Placid, New York, United States. It marked the first time that the championships took place outside of Europe.

Men's singles[edit]

Medal Athlete Time
Gold  Miroslav Zajonc (CAN)
Silver  Sergey Danilin (URS)
Bronze  Jens Müller (GDR)

Zanjonc becomes the first non-European champion of the event. He is the first Canadian to medal at the World Championships.

Women's singles[edit]

Medal Athlete Time
Gold  Steffi Martin (GDR)
Silver  Melitta Sollmann (GDR)
Bronze  Ute Weiss (GDR)

Men's doubles[edit]

Medal Athlete Time
Gold  East Germany (Jörg Hoffmann, Jochen Pietzsch)
Silver  Italy (Hansjorg Raffl, Norbert Huber)
Bronze  West Germany (Hans Stangassinger, Franz Wembacher)

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  East Germany 2 1 2 5
2  Canada 1 0 0 1
3  Soviet Union 0 1 0 1
4  Italy 0 1 0 1
5  West Germany 0 0 1 1

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