Jörg Hoffmann (luger)

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Jörg Hoffmann
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Hoffman at the 1985 World championships in Oberhof, East Germany
Medal record
Men's luge
Representing  East Germany
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1988 Calgary Men's doubles
Bronze medal – third place 1984 Sarajevo Men's doubles
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1983 Lake Placid Men's doubles
Gold medal – first place 1985 Oberhof Men's doubles
Gold medal – first place 1987 Igls Men's doubles
Gold medal – first place 1990 Calgary Mixed team
Silver medal – second place 1985 Oberhof Men's singles
Bronze medal – third place 1989 Winterberg Men's doubles
Bronze medal – third place 1990 Calgary Men's doubles
World Cup Championships
Gold medal – first place 1983-84 Men's doubles
Bronze medal – third place 1988-89 Men's doubles
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 1990 Igls Men's doubles
Gold medal – first place 1990 Igls Mixed team
Silver medal – second place 1986 Hammarstrand Men's doubles

Jörg Hoffmann (born 15 March 1963 in Sondershausen, Bezirk Erfurt) is an East German luger who competed from the mid-1980s to 1990. Together with Jochen Pietzsch he won two medals in the men's doubles event with a gold in 1988 and a bronze in 1984.

Hoffmann also found great success at the FIL World Luge Championships with a total of seven medals, including four gold (Men's doubles: 1983, 1985, 1987; Mixed team: 1990), one silver (Men's singles: 1985), and two bronzes (Men's doubles: 1989, 1990). He also won three medals at the FIL European Luge Championships with two golds (Men's doubles and mixed team: both 1990) and one silver (Men's doubles: 1986).[1]

Hoffmann won the overall Luge World Cup title in men's doubles in 1983-4.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of European luge champions". Eiskanal (in German). Archived from the original on 2008-03-25. Retrieved 2015-02-08. 

External links[edit]

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