Hans Brandner

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Hans Brandner
Medal record
Men's Luge
Competitor for  West Germany
Olympic Games
Silver 1976 Innsbruck Men's doubles
World Championships
Gold 1979 Königssee Men's doubles
Bronze 1977 Igls Men's doubles
World Cup Championships
Silver 1977-78 Men's doubles
Bronze 1978-79 Men's doubles
European Championships
Gold 1977 Königssee Men's doubles
Silver 1972 Königssee Men's doubles
Bronze 1973 Königssee Men's doubles
Bronze 1980 Olang Men's doubles

Hans Brandner (born 19 February 1949 in Berchtesgaden, Bavaria) is a German former luger who competed for West Germany from the early 1970s to the early 1980s. Competing in three Winter Olympics, He won the silver medal in the men's doubles event at Innsbruck in 1976.

Brandner also won two medals at the men's doubles event at the FIL World Luge Championships with a gold in 1979 and a bronze in 1977. He also won four medals in the men's doubles event at the FIL European Luge Championships with one gold (1977), one silver (1972), and two bronzes (1973, 1980).

Brandner's best overall finish in the men's doubles Luge World Cup was second in the inaugural 1977-8 season.

Later he managed with his wife the "Hochkalter" hotel (named after the nearby Hochkalter mountains) in Ramsau near Berchtesgaden.