FIL World Luge Championships 1987

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The FIL World Luge Championships 1987 took place in Igls, Austria for the second time, having done so previously in 1977.

Men's singles[edit]

Medal Athlete Time
Gold  Markus Prock (AUT)
Silver  Jens Müller (GDR)
Bronze  Sergey Danilin (URS)

Prock wins Austria's first medal at the world championships since 1978.

Women's singles[edit]

Medal Athlete Time
Gold  Cerstin Schmidt (GDR)
Silver  Gabriele Kohlisch (GDR)
Bronze  Ute Oberhoffner-Weiss (GDR)

Men's doubles[edit]

Medal Athlete Time
Gold  East Germany (Jörg Hoffmann, Jochen Pietzsch)
Silver  West Germany (Stefan Ilsanker, Georg Hackl)
Bronze  West Germany (Thomas Schwab, Wolfgang Staudinger)

Hoffman and Pietszch become the first lugers to win three straight World Championship events.

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  East Germany 2 2 1 5
2  West Germany 0 1 1 2
3  Austria 1 0 0 1
4  Soviet Union 0 0 1 1

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