Tomass Dukurs

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Tomass Dukurs
Tomass Dukurs 02.jpg
Medal record
Skeleton
World Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2015 Winterberg Men
European Championships
Silver medal – second place 2012 Altenberg Men
Silver medal – second place 2014 Königssee Men
Bronze medal – third place 2007 Königssee Men
Bronze medal – third place 2013 Igls Men

Tomass Dukurs (born 2 July 1981 in Riga) is a Latvian skeleton racer who has competed since 1998. Competing in three Winter Olympics, he earned his best finish of fourth in the men's skeleton event at Vancouver in 2010 and at Sochi in 2014.

Dukurs' best finish at the FIBT World Championships was 3rd in the men's skeleton event at Winterberg in 2015.

His younger brother Martins is also a skeleton racer. Both he and his brother made the 2010 Winter Olympics and the 2014 Winter Olympics.

Tomass and Martins are coached by their father, Dainis Dukurs, a former bobsleigh brakeman, manager of the Sigulda sledding track and sled designer.[1]

Career results[edit]

Skeleton World Cup[edit]

Season Place Points 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
2003–04 19th 69 CAL
LKP
LIL
13
SIG
1
ALT
2004–05 17th 154 WIN
31
ALT
15
IGL
23
SIG
9
CES
33
STM
17
LPL
8
2005–06 23rd 100 CAL
29
LPL
33
IGL
29
SIG
12
KON
14
STM
23
ALT
18
2006–07 9th 278 CAL
17
PKC
25
LPL
12
NAG
7
IGL
17
CES
17
WIN
9
KON
4
2007–08 11th 916 CAL
18
PKC
15
LPL
20
CES1
12
CES2
17
STM
12
KON
3
WIN
13
2008–09 16th 761 WIN
14
ALT
7
IGL
16
KON
16
STM
24
WIN
16
PKC
20
LKP
18
2009–10 4th 1352 PKC
12
LKP
4
CES
7
WIN
4
ALT
6
KON
7
STM
11
IGL
4
2010–11 8th 1242 WHI
10
CAL
25
PKC
7
LKP
8
IGL
8
WIN
4
STM
7
CES
2
2011–12 3rd 1524 IGL
3
LPL
2
WIN
7
ALT
2
KON
7
STM
4
WHI
5
CAL
4
2012–13 2nd 1746 LKP
2
PKC
4
WHI
3
WIN
5
LPL
3
ALT
4
KON
5
IGL
3
SOC
5
2013–14 2nd 1608 CAL
4
PKC
6
LKP
3
WIN
2
STM1
2
STM2
2
IGL
3
KON
2
2014–15 2nd 1526 LKP
2
CAL
2
ALT
2
KON
8
STM
5
LPL
3
IGL
8
SOC
4
2015–16 3rd 1548 ALT
5
WIN
6
KON1
4
LPL
3
PAC
6
WHI
2
STM
2
KON2
3

References[edit]

  1. ^ Withers, Tom (19 February 2010). "Latvian Leads In Men's Skeleton". NPR.com. Retrieved 26 January 2014.