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Elisabeth Demleitner

Full name: Elisabeth Demleitner (-Seitz)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 185 lbs (84 kg)
Born: September 23, 1952 in Kochel am See, Bayern, Germany
Affiliations: Wintersportverein Schlehdorf
Country: FRG West Germany
Sport: Luge

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

The West German farmer’s daughter and luger Elisabeth Demleitner was the biggest challenger in the 1970s for East German luge legend Margit Schumann. Demleitner won the 1971 World Championship, also winning a silver in 1974 and 1979, and a bronze in 1970. She was European Champion in 1977 and 1978, after winning a silver in 1972 and also won six consecutive National Championships, 1971-1976, in addition to her 1976 Olympic bronze medal. She later made her living as an architect.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Winter 19 Sapporo Luge Women's Singles West Germany FRG 4
1976 Winter 23 Innsbruck Luge Women's Singles West Germany FRG 3 Bronze
1980 Winter 27 Lake Placid Luge Women's Singles West Germany FRG 4

Women's Singles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T IT1 IR1 ST1 SR1 IT2 IR2 IT3 IR3 ST2 SR2 ST3 SR3
1972 Winter 19 Sapporo Luge West Germany FRG Final Standings 4 3:00.80
1972 Winter 19 Sapporo Luge West Germany FRG Run 1 5 45.45 21.59 6 23.86 5
1972 Winter 19 Sapporo Luge West Germany FRG Run 2 4 45.62 21.59 5 24.03 4
1972 Winter 19 Sapporo Luge West Germany FRG Run 3 4 45.08 21.47 4 23.61 4
1972 Winter 19 Sapporo Luge West Germany FRG Run 4 4 44.65 21.29 =4 23.36 5
1976 Winter 23 Innsbruck Luge West Germany FRG Final Standings 3 2:51.056
1976 Winter 23 Innsbruck Luge West Germany FRG Run 1 7 43.138 19.212 2 23.926 7
1976 Winter 23 Innsbruck Luge West Germany FRG Run 2 1 42.535 19.138 2 23.397 1
1976 Winter 23 Innsbruck Luge West Germany FRG Run 3 2 42.388 19.130 2 23.258 3
1976 Winter 23 Innsbruck Luge West Germany FRG Run 4 7 42.995 19.167 2 23.828 9
1980 Winter 27 Lake Placid Luge West Germany FRG Final Standings 4 2:37.918
1980 Winter 27 Lake Placid Luge West Germany FRG Run 1 6 39.568 11.411 6 13.478 5 24.889 5 31.195 6 6.306 10 8.373 =7
1980 Winter 27 Lake Placid Luge West Germany FRG Run 2 2 39.460 11.293 3 13.390 1 24.683 2 30.942 2 6.259 2 8.518 8
1980 Winter 27 Lake Placid Luge West Germany FRG Run 3 3 39.466 11.392 7 13.444 1 24.836 3 31.136 3 6.300 4 8.330 4
1980 Winter 27 Lake Placid Luge West Germany FRG Run 4 5 39.424 11.357 6 13.441 1 24.798 3 31.075 3 6.277 7 8.349 5
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