René Friedl

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René Friedl
Medal record
World Championships
Gold 1993 Calgary Mixed team
Silver 1989 Winterberg Mixed team
European Championships
Gold 1990 Igls Mixed team
Gold 1992 Winterberg Men's singles
Gold 1992 Winterberg Mixed team
Silver 1994 Königssee Mixed team

René Friedl (born July 17, 1967 in Friedrichroda) is an East German-German luger who has competed during the late 1980s and early 1990s. He won two medals in the mixed team event at the FIL World Luge Championships with a gold in 1993 and a silver in 1989.

Friedl also won four medals at the FIL European Luge Championships with three golds (Men's singles: 1992, Mixed team (1990, 1992) and one silver (Mixed team: 1994). His best overall Luge World Cup seasonal finish was second in the men's singles in 1986-7.

Friedl also finished eighth in the men's singles event at the 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville.

Since 2005, he has been head coach of the Austrian luge team.