2008–09 Luge World Cup

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2008–09 Luge World Cup
Winners
Men's singles Italy Armin Zöggeler
Doubles Italy Christian Oberstolz / Patrick Gruber
Women's singles Germany Tatjana Hüfner
Competitions
Venues 9
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The 2008–09 Luge World Cup is a multi race tournament over a season for luge. The season started on 29 November 2008 and ended on 21 February 2009. The World Cup is organised by the FIL and sponsored by Viessmann. These cups served as qualifiers for the 2010 Winter Olympics luge events in Vancouver.

Calendar[edit]

Place Date Disc. Winner Second Third
Austria Igls November 29, 2008 Doubles  Italy
Gerhard Plankensteiner
Oswald Haselrieder
 Austria
Andreas Linger
Wolfgang Linger
 Austria
Markus Schiegl
Tobias Schiegl
November 30, 2008 Men's  Andi Langenhan (GER)  David Möller (GER)  Armin Zöggeler (ITA)
Women's  Tatjana Hüfner (GER)  Natalie Geisenberger (GER)  Anke Wischnewski (GER)
Latvia Sigulda December 6, 2008 Women's  Tatjana Hüfner (GER)  Natalia Yakushenko (UKR)  Anke Wischnewski (GER)
Doubles  Italy
Christian Oberstolz
Patrick Gruber
 Austria
Andreas Linger
Wolfgang Linger
 Austria
Peter Penz
Georg Fischler
December 7, 2008 Men's  Albert Demtschenko (RUS)  Armin Zöggeler (ITA)  David Möller (GER)
Germany Winterberg December 13, 2008 Men's  Armin Zöggeler (ITA)  David Möller (GER)  Johannes Ludwig (GER)
Doubles  Italy
Christian Oberstolz
Patrick Gruber
 Austria
Markus Schiegl
Tobias Schiegl
 Germany
Patric Leitner
Alexander Resch
December 14, 2008 Women's  Natalie Geisenberger (GER)  Tatjana Hüfner (GER)  Anke Wischnewski (GER)
Germany Königssee January 3, 2009 Doubles  Germany
Patric Leitner
Alexander Resch
 Germany
Tobias Wendl
Tobias Arlt
 Austria
Andreas Linger
Wolfgang Linger
Women's  Tatjana Hüfner (GER)  Natalie Geisenberger (GER)  Anke Wischnewski (GER)
January 4, 2009 Men's  Armin Zöggeler (ITA)  David Möller (GER)  Felix Loch (GER)
Italy Cesana January 10, 2009 Women's  Tatjana Hüfner (GER)  Natalie Geisenberger (GER)  Nina Reithmayer (AUT)
Doubles  Italy
Christian Oberstolz
Patrick Gruber
 Italy
Gerhard Plankensteiner
Oswald Haselrieder
 Latvia
Andris Šics
Juris Šics
January 11, 2009 Men's  Armin Zöggeler (ITA)  Felix Loch (GER)  Daniel Pfister (AUT)
Germany Oberhof January 17, 2009 Doubles  Germany
Tobias Wendl
Tobias Arlt
 Germany
Patric Leitner
Alexander Resch
 Germany
André Florschütz
Torsten Wustlich
Men's  Jan Eichhorn (GER)  Felix Loch (GER)  David Möller (GER)
January 18, 2009 Women's  Tatjana Hüfner (GER)  Natalie Geisenberger (GER)  Anke Wischnewski (GER)
Germany Altenberg January 24, 2009 Doubles  Italy
Christian Oberstolz
Patrick Gruber
 Germany
Patric Leitner
Alexander Resch
 Austria
Andreas Linger
Wolfgang Linger
Women's  Natalie Geisenberger (GER)  Tatjana Hüfner (GER)  Anke Wischnewski (GER)
January 25, 2009 Men's  Armin Zöggeler (ITA)  Felix Loch (GER)  David Möller (GER)
United States Lake Placid February 6–8, 2009 FIL World Luge Championships 2009
Canada Calgary February 13, 2009 Women's  Tatjana Hüfner (GER)  Natalie Geisenberger (GER)  Veronika Halder (AUT)
February 14, 2009 Men's  Armin Zöggeler (ITA)  Felix Loch (GER)  Albert Demtschenko (RUS)
Doubles  Italy
Christian Oberstolz
Patrick Gruber
 Austria
Peter Penz
Georg Fischler
 Italy
Gerhard Plankensteiner
Oswald Haselrieder
Canada Whistler February 20, 2009 Women's  Natalie Geisenberger (GER)  Tatjana Hüfner (GER)  Anke Wischnewski (GER)
Doubles  Germany
André Florschütz
Torsten Wustlich
 Germany
Patric Leitner
Alexander Resch
 Austria
Andreas Linger
Wolfgang Linger
February 21, 2009 Men's  David Möller (GER)  Armin Zöggeler (ITA)  Felix Loch (GER)

Standings[edit]

Men's singles[edit]

Pos. Luger IGL SIG WIN KÖN CES OBE ALT CAL WHI Points
1. Italy Armin Zöggeler 3 2 1 1 1 7 1 1 2 786
2. Germany David Möller 2 3 2 2 4 3 3 11 1 659
3. Germany Jan Eichhorn 4 6 4 5 6 1 5 13 7 506
4. Germany Felix Loch 3 2 2 2 2 3 480
5. Germany Andi Langenhan 1 13 5 8 14 8 7 5 5 453
6. Austria Daniel Pfister 7 7 6 4 3 5 4 4 dnf 447
7. Russia Albert Demtschenko dnf 1 24 6 5 4 8 3 26 409
8. Germany Johannes Ludwig 11 9 3 19 13 6 6 23 4 373
9. Russia Viktor Kneib 5 5 8 dsq 7 11 14 8 6 352
10. Austria Martin Abentung 8 10 13 13 17 14 10 14 8 296
11. Austria Wolfgang Kindl 6 12 9 14 9 15 28 22 9 285
12. United States Bengt Walden 21 15 19 7 16 9 15 7 18 273
13. Italy Reinhold Rainer 10 dnf 11 16 8 10 18 12 10 264
14. Switzerland Stefan Höhener 9 21 10 10 10 18 11 19 25 262
15. Italy David Mair 17 18 17 9 12 24 9 16 11 257
16. Italy Wilfried Huber 12 17 20 11 11 21 12 14 16 250
17. Latvia Guntis Rēķis 23 4 7 23 18 16 20 30 222
18. Austria Manuel Pfister 19 27 16 17 15 20 19 9 15 219
19. Canada Jeff Christie 14 16 18 12 dnf 13 16 17 13 217
20. Latvia Inārs Kivlenieks 16 11 12 18 19 22 25 25 17 211

Doubles[edit]

Pos. Lugers IGL SIG WIN KÖN CES OBE ALT CAL WHI Points
1.  Christian Oberstolz / Patrick Gruber (ITA) 4 1 1 4 1 4 1 1 5 735
2.  Patric Leitner / Alexander Resch (GER) 5 9 3 1 6 2 2 4 2 629
3.  Andreas Linger / Wolfgang Linger (AUT) 2 2 6 3 4 6 3 6 3 590
4.  Tobias Wendl / Tobias Arlt (GER) 6 5 4 2 5 1 5 10 16 521
5.  Gerhard Plankensteiner / Oswald Haselrieder (ITA) 1 4 17 6 2 5 3 4 504
6.  Peter Penz / Georg Fischler (AUT) 7 3 19 5 9 9 6 2 8 448
7.  Markus Schiegl / Tobias Schiegl (AUT) 3 7 2 7 8 7 7 5 dnf 436
8.  Mark Grimmette / Brian Martin (USA) 11 6 7 8 10 8 10 9 7 371
9.  Andris Šics / Juris Šics (LAT) 9 11 9 3 11 8 11 6 342
10.  André Florschütz / Torsten Wustlich (GER) 3 4 7 1 276
11.  Michail Kuzmich / Stanislav Mikheev (RUS) 13 12 13 11 15 10 15 17 11 272
12.  Jan Harnis / Branislav Regec (SVK) 26 18 11 12 14 14 13 16 13 245
13.  Christian Niccum / Dan Joye (USA) 12 10 5 9 8 10 240
14.  Hans Peter Fischnaller / Patrick Schwienbacher (ITA) 10 dnf 18 14 12 16 12 13 15 232
15.  Vladislav Yuzhakov / Vladimir Makhnutin (RUS) 16 14 23 18 18 15 14 19 12 225
16.  Andriy Kis / Yuriy Hayduk (UKR) 18 13 12 19 13 21 22 24 14 221
17.  Chris Moffat / Mike Moffat (CAN) 10 11 12 9 12 9 212
18.  Antonín Brož / Lukáš Brož (CZE) 15 17 15 17 19 13 16 20 198
19.  Toni Eggert / Marcel Oster (GER) 8 8 8 7 172
20.  Ivan Nevmerzhitski / Oleg Medvedev (RUS) 22 10 13 17 11 18 166

Women's singles[edit]

Pos. Luger IGL SIG WIN KÖN CES OBE ALT CAL WHI Points
1.  Tatjana Hüfner (GER) 1 1 2 1 1 1 2 1 2 855
2.  Natalie Geisenberger (GER) 2 4 1 2 2 2 1 2 1 785
3.  Anke Wischnewski (GER) 3 3 3 3 8 3 3 4 3 592
4.  Nina Reithmayer (AUT) 6 5 6 4 3 6 6 5 6 490
5.  Natalia Yakushenko (UKR) 8 2 5 7 4 4 5 8 9 484
6.  Erin Hamlin (USA) 4 11 8 11 9 24 8 7 5 369
7.  Veronika Halder (AUT) 10 6 11 10 10 14 19 3 8 354
8.  Alex Gough (CAN) 39 15 7 9 7 15 10 6 7 317
9.  Ewelina Staszulonek (POL) 7 18 14 6 8 7 21 12 287
10.  Anna Orlova (LAT) 9 7 9 23 12 12 24 10 24 276
11.  Martina Kocher (SUI) 23 17 10 8 11 9 15 13 20 270
12.  Steffi Sieger (GER) 5 10 5 6 4 256
13.  Meaghan Simister (CAN) 15 15 13 25 14 10 20 18 10 242
14.  Maija Tīruma (LAT) dns 17 5 7 9 9 11 237
15.  Liliya Ludan (UKR) 16 12 16 27 13 18 17 15 15 225
16.  Natalia Khoreva (RUS) 14 13 25 13 18 13 16 24 16 224
17.  Tatiana Ivanova (RUS) 21 8 26 20 21 11 12 19 206
18.  Alexandra Rodionova (RUS) 13 21 17 15 17 14 17 14 204
19.  Corinna Martini (GER) 4 5 4 14 203
20.  Madoka Harada (JPN) 11 dnf 20 16 17 26 11 25 17 193

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