Luge at the 2018 Winter Olympics

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Luge
at the XXIII Olympic Winter Games
Venue Alpensia Sliding Centre
Dates 10–15 February
No. of events 4 (2 men, 1 women, 1 mixed)
Competitors 110 from 24 nations
← 2014
2022 →

Luge at the 2018 Winter Olympics was held at the Alpensia Sliding Centre near Pyeongchang, South Korea. A total of four luge events were held, between 10 and 15 February 2018.

Qualification[edit]

A maximum of 110 athletes were allowed to compete at the Games. Countries were assigned quotas using the world rankings of results from 1 November 2017 to 31 December 2017.[1]

Competition schedule[edit]

The following was the competition schedule for all four events.[2]

All times are (UTC+9).

Date Time Event
10 February 19:10 Men's singles runs 1 and 2
11 February 18:50 Men's singles runs 3 and 4
12 February 19:50 Women's singles runs 1 and 2
13 February 19:30 Women's singles runs 3 and 4
14 February 20:20 Doubles runs 1 and 2
15 February 21:30 Team relay

Medal summary[edit]

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Germany (GER) 3 1 2 6
2  Austria (AUT) 1 1 1 3
3  Canada (CAN) 0 1 1 2
4  United States (USA) 0 1 0 1
Total 4 4 4 12

Events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's singles[3]
details
David Gleirscher
 Austria
3:10.702 Chris Mazdzer
 United States
3:10.728 Johannes Ludwig
 Germany
3:10.932
Women's singles[4]
details
Natalie Geisenberger
 Germany
3:05.232 Dajana Eitberger
 Germany
3:05.599 Alex Gough
 Canada
3:05.644
Doubles[5]
details
Tobias Wendl
Tobias Arlt
 Germany
1:31.697 Peter Penz
Georg Fischler
 Austria
1:31.785 Toni Eggert
Sascha Benecken
 Germany
1:31.987
Team relay[6]
details
 Germany (GER)
Natalie Geisenberger
Johannes Ludwig
Tobias Wendl
Tobias Arlt
2:24.517  Canada (CAN)
Alex Gough
Samuel Edney
Tristan Walker
Justin Snith
2:24.872  Austria (AUT)
Madeleine Egle
David Gleirscher
Peter Penz
Georg Fischler
2:24.988

Participating nations[edit]

A total of 110 athletes from 24 nations (including the IOC's designation of Olympic Athletes from Russia) were scheduled to participate.[7][8] The number of athletes for each nation are shown in parentheses.

References[edit]

External links[edit]