|Competitor for West Germany|
|Bronze||1988 Calgary||Men's doubles|
|Bronze||1987 Igls||Men's doubles|
|World Cup Championships|
|Gold||1988 Königssee||Men's doubles|
|Gold||1988 Königssee||Mixed team|
Wolfgang Staudinger (born 8 September 1963 in Berchtesgaden, Bavaria) is a West German luger who competed from 1978 to 1989. Together with Thomas Schwab he won the bronze medal in the men's doubles event at the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary.
Staudinger also won a bronze medal in the men's doubles event at the 1987 FIL World Luge Championships in Igls, Austria. He also won two gold medals at the 1988 FIL European Luge Championships in Königssee, West Germany (Men's doubles and mixed team). Staudinger won the overall Luge World Cup men's doubles title in 1986-7.
After retiring from luge, Staudinger became a coach in the sport for such lugers as Robert Fegg and Steffen Skel. In June 2007, he was named head coach of the Canadian luge team. Staudinger is married to Marie-Claude Doyon, who finished seventh in the women's singles event at the 1988 games in Calgary.
Wolfgang has a daughter named Rebecca.
- DatabaseOlympics.com information on Schwab
- Fuzilogik Sports Winter Olympic results - Men's luge
- Hickoksports.com results on Olympic champions in luge and skelton.
- Hickok sports information on World champions in luge and skeleton.
- List of men's doubles luge World Cup champions since 1978.
- Velocity magazine (Luge.ca) - July 2007
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