FIL European Luge Championships 1955

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The FIL European Luge Championships 1955 took place in Hahnenklee, West Germany under the auspices of the Fédération Internationale de Bobsleigh et de Tobogganing (FIBT - International Bobsleigh and Tobogganing Federation in (French)) under their "Section de Luge", a trend that would continue until the International Luge Federation (FIL) was formed in 1957.

Men's singles[edit]

Medal Athlete Time
Gold  Paul Aste (AUT)
Silver  Albert Krauss (FRG)
Bronze  Johann Stangl (AUT)

Women's singles[edit]

Medal Athlete Time
Gold  Maria Isser (AUT)
Silver  Karla Kienzl (AUT)
Bronze  Erika Leitner (ITA)

Isser won her fourth straight European championship at this event.

Men's doubles[edit]

Medal Athlete Time
Gold  Austria (Paul Aste, Paul Isser)
Silver  West Germany (Hermann Küppel, Dietrich Schmidt)
Bronze  West Germany (Hermann Mayr, Erhard Grundmann)

Prior to World War II, Grundmann competed for Czechoslovakia, winning a bronze in this event in 1938.

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Austria 3 1 1 5
2  West Germany 0 2 1 3
3  Italy 0 0 1 1

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