Gabriel Obernosterer

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Gabriel Obernosterer
Medal record
Natural track luge
European Championships
Silver medal – second place 1971 Vandans Men's doubles
Silver medal – second place 1973 Tesido Men's doubles

Gabriel Obernoster was an Austrian luger who competed in the early 1970s. He went on to own the Almwellness-Hotel and has been a member of the Austrian National Council (Nationalrat) since 2006.

Luging Career[edit]

Obernosterer was active as a luger for the national squad of Austria in natural track luging. He won two silver medals in the men's doubles event at the FIL European Luge Natural Track Championships (1971, 1973).

Political activity[edit]

Obernosterer was a member of the local council of his home town Lesachtal in Carinthia from 1985 until 1997. In 1995 he became a member of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber (Wirtschaftskammer), in October 2006 he became a member of the National Council for the Austrian People’s Party (ÖVP).

Apart from his political activity, Obernosterer is a hotelier.

Private life[edit]

Gabriel Obernosterer is married and has a son and a daughter.