Luge at the 1972 Winter Olympics
at the XI Olympic Winter Games
|Competitors||83 from 13 nations|
East Germany led the medal table with eight medals, including three golds. The only non East-German medal came in the doubles, where Italy tied the Germans, with both teams receiving gold medals.
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- The two teams finished tied, and it was decided that gold medals would be awarded to both.
Thirteen nations participated in Luge at the Sapporo Games. Japan and the Soviet Union made their Olympic luge debut.
- "The XI Olympic Winter Games Sapporo 1972" (PDF). Organizing Committee for the XIth Olympic Winter Games. LA84 Foundation. 1972. Retrieved January 20, 2014.