SPORT.y2u.co.uk

Winter Olympics

Luge Results

The Luge at the 2006 Winter Olympics was held at the Cesana Pariol venue in Cesana, Italy. Runs 1 and 2 of the men's singles event were held February 11, and runs 3 and 4 on February 12, 2006. Runs 1 and 2 of the women's singles event were held February 13, and runs 3 and 4 on February 14, 2006. Runs 1 and 2 of the doubles event were on February 15.

Medal table

Pos. Country Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Germany 1 2 1 4
2  Italy 1 0 1 2
3  Austria 1 0 0 1
4  Russia 0 1 0 1
5  Latvia 0 0 1 1

Men's Singles

The men's singles luge events were run over two days, with the first two runs on Day 1 (February 11), and the second two on Day 2 (February 12). The total time was the combined time of all four runs.

Medal Athlete Time
Gold  Armin Zöggeler (ITA) 3:26.088
Silver  Albert Demtschenko (RUS) 3:26.198
Bronze  Mārtiņš Rubenis (LAT) 3:26.445

Women's singles

The women's luge event was plagued with injury resulting from five separate crashes and many near misses.

Medal Athlete Time
Gold  Sylke Otto (GER) 3:07.979
Silver  Silke Kraushaar (GER) 3:08.115
Bronze  Tatjana Hüfner (GER) 3:08.460

Doubles

Medal Athlete Time
Gold  Andreas Linger & Wolfgang Linger (AUT) 1:34.497
Silver  André Florschütz & Wustlich (GER) 1:34.807
Bronze  Gerhard Plankensteiner & Oswald Haselrieder (ITA) 1:34.9300


 


2006 Winter Olympics medal count
Pos Country Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Germany 11 12 6 29
2  United States 9 9 7 25
3  Austria 9 7 7 23
4  Russia 8 6 8 22
5  Canada 7 10 7 24
6  Sweden 7 2 5 14
7  Korea 6 3 2 11
8  Switzerland 5 4 5 14
9  Italy 5 0 6 11
10  France 3 2 4 9
 Netherlands 3 2 4 9
12  Estonia 3 0 0 3
13  Norway 2 8 9 19
14  China 2 4 5 11
15  Czech Republic 1 2 1 4
16  Croatia 1 2 0 3
17  Australia 1 0 1 2
18  Japan 1 0 0 1
19  Finland 0 6 3 9
20  Poland 0 1 1 2
21  Belarus 0 1 0 1
 Bulgaria 0 1 0 1
 Great Britain 0 1 0 1
 Slovakia 0 1 0 1
25  Ukraine 0 0 2 2
26  Latvia 0 0 1 1
    84 84 84 252

Email this page to a friend

Text and images from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. under the GNU Free Documentation License  - Disclaimers.  Whilst every effort is made to ensure that all information included in our website is accurate, users are advised that they should take appropriate precautions to verify such information. Y2U.co.uk expressly disclaims all liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage occasioned by the user's reliance on any statements, information, or advice contained in this web site.  This Site is neither endorsed or connected in any way with organisations or individuals mentioned on this page. Published by Y2U.co.uk

 

back to top

Background Info
Winter Olympics
Winter Games 2006
History of Winter Olympics
The Olympic Flame
The Olympic Oath
Sports
Alpine skiing
Biathlon
Bobsleigh - Results
Cross-country skiing - Results
Curling - Results
Figure Skating - Results
Ice hockey - Results
 Luge Results
Short track speed skating - Results
Speed Skating
Snowboarding - Results
Skeleton - Results