|Competitor for Italy|
|Bronze||2006 Turin||Men's doubles|
|Gold||1989 Winterberg||Mixed team|
|Gold||2009 Lake Placid||Men's doubles|
|Bronze||1991 Winterberg||Mixed team|
|Bronze||1993 Calgary||Mixed team|
|Bronze||1996 Altenberg||Men's doubles|
|Bronze||1996 Altenberg||Mixed team|
|Bronze||1997 Igls||Mixed team|
|World Cup Championships|
|Silver||1996 Sigulda||Men's doubles|
|Bronze||2000 Winterberg||Mixed team|
|Bronze||2002 Altenberg||Men's doubles|
|Bronze||2008 Cesana||Men's doubles|
|Bronze||2008 Cesana||Mixed team|
Gerhard Plankensteiner (born 8 April 1971 in Sterzing, South Tyrol) is an Italian national of Austrian descent luger who competed from 1986 to 2010. Together with Oswald Haselrieder he won the bronze medal in the men's doubles event at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin.
Plankensteiner also won seven medals at the FIL World Luge Championships with two golds (Men's doubles: 2009, Mixed team: 1989) and five bronzes (Men's doubles: 1996, Mixed team: 1991, 1993, 1996, 1997). At the FIL European Luge Championships, he won five medals with one silver (Men's doubles: 1996) and four bronzes (Men's doubles: 2002, 2008 (tied with Germany); Mixed team: 2000, 2008).
Plankensteiner's best overall Luge World Cup finish was second in men's doubles in 1996-7.
- FIL-Luge profile
- Fuzilogik Sports - Winter Olympic results - Men's luge
- Hickoksports.com results on Olympic champions in luge and skeleton.
- Hickok sports information on World champions in luge and skeleton.
- List of European luge champions (German)
- List of men's doubles luge World Cup champions since 1978.
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