Andrea Tagwerker

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Andrea Tagwerker
Medal record
Luge
Olympic Games
Bronze 1994 Lillehammer Women's singles
World Championships
Gold 1996 Altenberg Mixed team
Gold 1997 Igls Mixed team
Gold 1999 Königssee Mixed team
European Championships
Silver 1998 Oberhof Women's singles
Bronze 1996 Sigulda Women's singles

Andrea Tagwerker (born October 23, 1970) is an Austrian luger who competed from the late 1980s to the early 1990s. Competing in four Winter Olympics, she won the bronze medal in the women's singles luge event at the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer. Tagwerker was the last non-German to win a women's single event in luge in 1997 at the Luge World Cup, Winter Olympic, World Championship, or European Championship level.

Tagwerker also won three gold medals in the mixed team event at the FIL World Luge Championships (1996, 1997, 1999). She won two medals in the women's singles event at the FIL European Luge Championships with a silver in 1998 and a bronze in 1996.

Tagwerker was also overall Luge World Cup champion in women's singles in 1996-7.

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