Christian Oberstolz

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Christian Oberstolz
Medal record
Representing  Italy
Men's luge
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 2007 Igls Mixed team
Silver medal – second place 2011 Cesana Doubles
Bronze medal – third place 2004 Nagano Mixed team
Bronze medal – third place 2005 Park City Mixed team
Bronze medal – third place 2015 Sigulda Doubles
Bronze medal – third place 2016 Königssee Doubles
Bronze medal – third place 2016 Königssee Doubles' sprint
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 2008 Cesana Doubles
Gold medal – first place 2014 Sigulda Doubles
Silver medal – second place 2004 Oberhof Doubles
Silver medal – second place 2004 Oberhof Mixed team
Silver medal – second place 2006 Winterberg Mixed team
Silver medal – second place 2013 Oberhof Mixed team
Bronze medal – third place 2006 Winterberg Doubles
Bronze medal – third place 2012 Paromonovo Mixed team
Bronze medal – third place 2014 Sigulda Mixed team

Christian Oberstolz (born 8 August 1977 in Innichen) is an Italian luger who has competed since 1997. He won seven medals at the FIL World Luge Championships with two silvers (Men's doubles: 2011, Mixed team: 2007) and five bronzes (Men's doubles: 2015, 2016, Doubles sprint: 2016, Mixed team: 2004, 2005).

At the FIL European Luge Championships, Oberstolz won nine medals with two golds (Men's doubles: 2008, 2014), four silvers (Men's doubles: 2004; Mixed team: 2004, 2006, 2013) and three bronzes (Men's doubles: 2006; Mixed team: 2012, 2014).

Oberstolz has competed in three Winter Olympics, earning his best finish of fourth in the men's doubles event at Vancouver in 2010.

He won the overall men's doubles Luge World Cup title in 2004-5.

Oberstolz is married to fellow Russian-Italian luger Anastasia Oberstolz-Antonova who sat out the 2006-7 World Cup season to pregnancy, giving birth to a daughter, Alexandra, on May 14, 2007.

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