Markus Schiegl

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Markus Schiegl
Medal record
Luge
Representing  Austria
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1996 Altenberg Men's doubles
Gold medal – first place 1996 Altenberg Mixed team
Gold medal – first place 1997 Igls Men's doubles
Gold medal – first place 1997 Igls Mixed team
Gold medal – first place 1999 Königssee Mixed team
Silver medal – second place 1993 Calgary Mixed team
Silver medal – second place 1999 Königssee Men's doubles
Silver medal – second place 2003 Sigulda Men's doubles
Silver medal – second place 2007 Igls Men's doubles
Silver medal – second place 2008 Oberhof Mixed team
Bronze medal – third place 1995 Lillehammer Mixed team
Bronze medal – third place 2000 St. Moritz Mixed team
Bronze medal – third place 2001 Calgary Men's doubles
Bronze medal – third place 2008 Oberhof Men's doubles
European Championships
Silver medal – second place 1996 Sigulda Mixed team
Silver medal – second place 2002 Altenberg Men's doubles
Bronze medal – third place 1994 Königssee Mixed team
Bronze medal – third place 1998 Oberhof Men's doubles
Bronze medal – third place 1998 Oberhof Mixed team
Bronze medal – third place 2000 Winterberg Men's doubles
Bronze medal – third place 2002 Altenberg Mixed team
Bronze medal – third place 2010 Sigulda Men's doubles

Markus Schiegl (born July 6, 1975 in Kufstein) is an Austrian luger who has competed from 1987 to 2010. He won fourteen medals at the FIL World Luge Championships with five golds (Men's doubles: 1996, 1997; Mixed team: 1996,1997, 1999), five silvers (Men's doubles: 1999, 2003, 2007; Mixed team: 1993, 2008), and four bronzes (Men's doubles: 2001, 2008; Mixed team: 1995, 2000). Schiegl competes in doubles with his younger cousin Tobias.

Schiegl also won eight medals at the FIL European Luge Championships with two silvers (Men's doubles: 2002; Mixed team: 1996) and six bronzes (Men's doubles: 1998, 2000, 2010; Mixed team: 1994, 1998, 2002).

Competing in four Winter Olympics, his best finish in the men's doubles event was fourth twice (1998 and 2006).

Schiegl's best overall Luge World Cup finish was second in men's doubles (1993-4, 1998-9).

Since his retirement, Schiegl will concentrate on his career as a police officer.

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