Martin Tietze

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Martin Tietze
Medal record
Luge
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 1934 Ilmenau Men's singles
Gold medal – first place 1935 Krynica Men's singles
Gold medal – first place 1937 Oslo Men's singles
Gold medal – first place 1937 Oslo Men's doubles
Gold medal – first place 1938 Salzburg Men's singles
Silver medal – second place 1935 Krynica Men's doubles
Silver medal – second place 1939 Reichenberg Men's singles

Martin Tietze (23 October 1908 – 13 September 1942) was a German luger who competed during the 1930s. He won seven medals at the European luge championships with five golds (Men's singles: 1934, 1935, 1937, 1938; Men's doubles: 1937) and two silvers (Men's singles: 1939, Men's doubles: 1935). Tietze's four championships in the men's singles has not been equaled as of 2007.[1]

Tietze was killed during World War II in the Soviet Union.[citation needed] His younger sister Friedel also competed in luge.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of European luge champions". Eiskanal (in German). Archived from the original on 2008-03-25. Retrieved 2015-02-08.