FIL World Luge Championships 1959

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The FIL World Luge Championships 1959 took place in Villard-de-Lans, France. The men's doubles event was cancelled to poor weather conditions. As of 2008, it is the only time an event has been entirely cancelled in the history of the World Championships, European Championships, or Winter Olympics, but its happened again in 2011.

Men's singles[edit]

Medal Athlete Time
Gold  Herbert Thaler (AUT)
Silver  Josef Feistmantl (AUT)
Bronze  David Moroder (ITA)

Women's singles[edit]

Medal Athlete Time
Gold  Elly Lieber (AUT)
Silver  Maria Isser (AUT)
Bronze  Agnes Neuerer (AUT)

Men's doubles[edit]

The event was cancelled due to weather conditions.

Medal table[edit]

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

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