Luge at the 1976 Winter Olympics

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Luge
at the XII Olympic Winter Games
Luge pictogram.svg
Venue Olympic Sliding Centre Innsbruck
Dates 4-7 February
Competitors 95 from 16 nations
«1972 1980»

Luge at the 1976 Winter Olympics consisted of three events at Olympic Sliding Centre Innsbruck. The competition took place between February 4 and February 7, 1976.[1]

Medal summary[edit]

Medal table[edit]

[1]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 East Germany 3 1 1 5
2 West Germany 0 2 1 3
4 Austria 0 0 1 1
Total 3 3 3 9

East Germany led the medal table with five medals, including a sweep of the gold medals.

Events[edit]

[1]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's singles
details
 Dettlef Günther
East Germany (GDR)
3:27.688  Josef Fendt
West Germany (FRG)
3:28.196  Hans Rinn
East Germany (GDR)
3:28.574
Women's singles
details
 Margit Schumann
East Germany (GDR)
2:50.621  Ute Rührold
East Germany (GDR)
2:50.846  Elisabeth Demleitner
West Germany (FRG)
2:51.056
Doubles
details
 East Germany (GDR)
Hans Rinn
Norbert Hahn
1:25.604  West Germany (FRG)
Hans Brandner
Balthasar Schwarm
1:25.889  Austria (AUT)
Rudolf Schmid
Franz Schachner
1:25.919

Participating NOCs[edit]

[1]

Sixteen nations participated in Luge at the Innsbruck Games. Chinese Taipei made their Olympic luge debut.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Final Report - XII. Olympische Winterspiele Innsbruck 1976". Organizing Committee for the XIIth Winter Olympic Games 1976. LA84 Foundation. 1976. Retrieved January 20, 2014. 

Sports-Reference - 1976 Olympics - Luge