Hörnlein (top) in 1971
Horst Hörnlein (sometimes shown as Horst Hömlein, born 31 May 1945 in Möhrenbach) was an East German luger who competed in the late 1960s and early 1970s. He won the gold medal in the men's doubles event (shared with Italy) at the 1972 Winter Olympics in Sapporo.
Hörnlein also won five medals in the men's doubles event at the FIL World Luge Championships with one gold (1973), one silver (1969), and three bronzes (1965, 1970, 1971). He won four medals at the FIL European Luge Championships with three golds (Men's singles: 1971, Men's doubles: 1970, 1972) and one bronze (Men's singles: 1970).
- Fuzilogik Sports - Winter Olympic results - Men's luge
- Hickoksports.com results on Olympic champions in luge and skelton.
- Hickok sports information on World champions in luge and skeleton.
- SportQuick.com information on Hörnlein (French)
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