Luge at the 1964 Winter Olympics
at the IX Olympic Winter Games
|Venue||Olympic Sliding Centre Innsbruck|
|Dates||30 January - 4 February|
|Competitors||68 from 12 nations|
This was the first appearance of Luge in the Winter Olympics. It was originally scheduled to be added in 1960, but as there was no venue built for it in Squaw Valley, the sport's debut came in 1964.
Germany won five of the nine medals available, including two gold medals.
|| Thomas Köhler
|3:26.77|| Klaus-Michael Bonsack
|3:27.04|| Hans Plenk
|| Ortrun Enderlein
|3:24.67|| Ilse Geisler
|3:27.42|| Leni Thurner
|| Austria (AUT)
|1:41.62|| Austria (AUT)
|1:41.91|| Italy (ITA)
Twelve nations participated in Luge at the Innsbruck Games.
- "Offizieller Bericht der IX. Olympischen Winterspiele Innsbruck 1964". Austrian Federal Publishing House for Instruction, Science and Art, Vienna and Munich. LA84 Foundation. 1964. Retrieved January 20, 2014.
- "Luge at the 1964 Winter Games". Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved January 20, 2014.