Franz Plangger

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Franz Plangger
Medal record
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 1993 La Plagne Men
Silver medal – second place 1996 Calgary Men
Bronze medal – third place 1989 St. Moritz Men
Bronze medal – third place 1994 Altenberg Men

Franz Plangger (born October 2, 1966) is an Austrian luger and skeleton racer who competed from the late 1980s to the early 2000s.

As a skeleton athlete, he won four medals in the men's event at the FIBT World Championships with two silvers (1993, 1996), and two bronzes (1989, 1994).

Plangger won the men's Skeleton World Cup title in 1992-3.

He also won six World Cup victories in luge between 1993 and 1995.