Jens Müller (luger)

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Jens Müller
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Müller in 1987
Medal record
Men's luge
Representing  East Germany
&  Germany
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1988 Calgary Men's singles
Bronze medal – third place 1998 Nagano Men's singles
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1990 Calgary Mixed team
Gold medal – first place 1991 Winterberg Mixed team
Gold medal – first place 1995 Lillehammer Mixed team
Gold medal – first place 2000 St. Moritz Men's singles
Silver medal – second place 1987 Igls Men's singles
Silver medal – second place 1989 Winterberg Men's singles
Silver medal – second place 1989 Winterberg Mixed team
Silver medal – second place 1996 Altenberg Mixed team
Silver medal – second place 1997 Igls Mixed team
Silver medal – second place 1999 Königssee Men's singles
Silver medal – second place 2000 St. Mortiz Mixed team
Bronze medal – third place 1985 Oberhof Men's singles
Bronze medal – third place 1990 Calgary Men's singles
Bronze medal – third place 1996 Altenberg Men's singles
World Cup Championships
Silver medal – second place 1988-89 Men's singles
Silver medal – second place 1996-97 Men's singles
Silver medal – second place 1999-00 Men's singles
Bronze medal – third place 1987-88 Men's singles
Bronze medal – third place 1989-90 Men's singles
Bronze medal – third place 1990-91 Men's singles
Bronze medal – third place 1994-95 Men's singles
Bronze medal – third place 1998-99 Men's singles
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 1990 Igls Mixed team
Gold medal – first place 1996 Sigulda Men's singles
Gold medal – first place 1996 Sigulda Mixed team
Gold medal – first place 1998 Oberhof Mixed team
Gold medal – first place 2000 Winterberg Men's singles
Silver medal – second place 1986 Hammarstrand Men's singles
Silver medal – second place 1988 Königssee Mixed team
Bronze medal – third place 1990 Igls Men's singles

Jens Müller (born 6 July 1965 in Torgau, Saxony) is an East German-German luger who competed from 1985 to 2001. He won two medals at the Winter Olympics in men's singles with a gold at Calgary in 1988 and a bronze at Nagano in 1998.

Müller started for the ASK Vorwärts Oberhof and the BSR "Rennsteig" Oberhof. During his career, he won 14 medals at the FIL World Luge Championships, including four gold (Men's singles: 2000, Mixed team: 1990, 1991, 1995), seven silvers (Men's singles: 1987, 1989, 1999; Mixed team: 1989, 1996, 1997, 2000), and three bronzes (Men's singles: 1985, 1990, 1996).

At the FIL European Luge Championships, Müller won eight medals. This included five golds (Men's singles: 1996, 2000; Mixed team: 1990, 1996, 1998), two silvers (Men's singles: 1986; Mixed team: 1988), and one bronze (Men's singles: 1990). In Luge World Cup, Müller's best overall finish in men's singles was second three times (1988-9, 1996-7, 1999-2000).

Since 1988 he is an honorary citizen of Ilmenau, Thuringia. Müller is also a skeleton coach, working with such racers as Diane Sartor and Kerstin Jürgens.

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