Peter Gschnitzer

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Peter Gschnitzer
Medal record
Luge
Olympic Games
Silver 1980 Lake Placid Men's doubles
World Championships
Silver 1977 Igls Men's doubles
European Championships
Bronze 1979 Oberhof Men's doubles

Peter Gschnitzer (born July 10, 1953) was an Italian luger who competed during the late 1970s and early 1980s. He won the silver medal in the men's doubles event at the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, New York.

Gschnitzer also won a silver medal in the men's doubles event at the 1977 FIL World Luge Championships in Igls, Austria. He also won a bronze medal in the men's doubles event at the 1979 FIL European Luge Championships in Oberhof, East Germany.

Gschnitzer also won the overall Luge World Cup title in men's doubles in the first two seasons of the World Cup's existence (1977-8, 1978-9).

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