|Competitor for East Germany|
|Competitor for Germany|
|Gold||1992 Albertville||Men's doubles|
|Gold||1998 Nagano||Men's doubles|
|Silver||1988 Calgary||Men's doubles|
|Bronze||1994 Lillehammer||Men's doubles|
|Gold||1989 Winterberg||Men's doubles|
|Gold||1991 Winterberg||Men's doubles|
|Gold||1991 Winterberg||Mixed team|
|Gold||1993 Calgary||Men's doubles|
|Gold||1993 Calgary||Mixed team|
|Gold||1995 Lillehammer||Men's doubles|
|Gold||1995 Lillehammer||Mixed team|
|Silver||1989 Winterberg||Mixed team|
|Silver||1996 Altenberg||Mixed team|
|Silver||1997 Igls||Men's doubles|
|Silver||1997 Igls||Mixed team|
|World Cup Championships|
|Gold||1996 Sigulda||Men's doubles|
|Gold||1998 Oberhof||Men's doubles|
|Gold||1998 Oberhof||Mixed team|
|Bronze||1990 Igls||Men's doubles|
|Bronze||1992 Winterberg||Men's doubles|
Jan Behrendt (born November 29, 1967 in Ilmenau, Thuringia) is an East German-German luger who competed from the mid-1980s to 1998. Together with Stefan Krausse he won two Olympic gold medals (1992, 1998), one silver medal (1988) and one bronze (1994) in men's doubles.
In addition, they won eleven medals at the FIL World Luge Championships with seven golds (Men's doubles: 1989, 1991, 1993, 1995; Mixed team: 1991, 1993, 1995) and four silvers (Men's doubles: 1997, Mixed team: 1989, 1996, 1997). At the FIL European Luge Championships, they won a total of five medals with three golds (Men's doubles: 1996, 1998; Mixed team: 1998) and two bronzes (Men's doubles: 1990, 1992).
They won the overall Luge World Cup men's doubles title three times (1993-4, 1994-5, 1995-6).
Behrendt and Krausse retired after the 1998 Olympics. The same year they were proclaimed honorary citizens of Ilmenau.
- DatabaseOlympics.com information on Behrendt.
- Fuzilogik Sports - Winter Olympic results - Men's luge
- Hickoksports.com results on Olympic champions 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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