Josef Isser

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Josef Isser
Medal record
Luge
World Championships
Silver 1955 Oslo Men's doubles
Bronze 1955 Oslo Men's singles
European Championships
Gold 1954 Davos Men's doubles
Gold 1956 Imst Men's singles
Silver 1951 Igls Men's doubles
Bronze 1952 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Men's doubles
Bobsleigh
World Championships
Silver 1955 St. Moritz Two-man
Bronze 1958 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Two-man
Bronze 1962 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Four-man

Josef "Pepi" Isser is an Austrian luger who competed in the 1950s. He won two medals at the inaugural event at the FIL World Luge Championships in Oslo in 1955 with a silver in the men's doubles and a bronze in the men's singles events. His silver in the men's doubles was with his sister Maria marked the only time a woman ever won a medal in a men's event at a World Championships, Winter Olympics, or European Championships until the debut of a mixed team event at both the European and World Championships in the late 1980s.

Isser also won four medals at the European luge championships with two golds (Men's singles: 1956, Men's doubles: 1954), one silver (Men's doubles: 1951), and one bronze (Men's bronze: 1952).

In bobsleigh, Isser won three medals at the FIBT World Championships with one silver (Two-man: 1955) and two bronzes (Two-man: 1958, Four-man: 1962).

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