FIL European Luge Championships 1956

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The FIL European Luge Championships 1956 took place in Imst, Austria 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". It would be the last championship under the FIBT until formation of the International Luge Federation (FIL) the following year.

Men's singles[edit]

Medal Athlete Time
Gold  Josef Isser (AUT)
Silver  Hans Krausner (AUT)
Bronze  Erich Raffl (AUT)

Women's singles[edit]

Medal Athlete Time
Gold  Elly Lieber (AUT)
Silver  Maria Isser (AUT)
Bronze  Lotte Scheimpflug (ITA)

Lieber ends Isser's European championship reign at this event.

Men's doubles[edit]

Medal Athlete Time
Gold  Austria (Wilhelm Leimgruber, Josef Unterfrauner)
Silver  Austria (Erich Raffl, Stefan Schöpf)
Bronze  Austria (Josef Thaler, Luis Posch)

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Austria 3 3 2 8
2  Italy 0 0 1 1

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