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Patric Leitner

Full name: Patric-Fritz Leitner
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2 (189 cm)
Weight: 194 lbs (88 kg)
Born: February 23, 1977 in Berchtesgaden, Bayern, Germany
Affiliations: WSV Königssee, Schönau am Königssee (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Luge

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

Together with Alexander Resch, Patric Leitner won the gold medal at the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, but they had a disappointing sixth place finish at the 2006 Torino Olympics. At Vancouver 2010 they came back with the bronze medal in their last international competition. The pair won multiple titles together, including the 1999, 2000, 2004, and 2007 World Championships, the 2001, 2002, and 2006 European Championships, and the 1999, 2003, and 2007 German Championships. They were also overall World Cup Champions six times, winning 34 World Cup races in all, a World Cup best through 2009. Leitner began study to receive a training diploma at the German Trainer Academy in Cologne in April 2009. He later became a sports soldier within the German Bundeswehr.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
2002 Winter 24 Salt Lake City Luge Mixed (Men)'s Doubles Germany-2 GER 1 Gold
2006 Winter 28 Torino Luge Mixed (Men)'s Doubles Germany-2 GER 6
2010 Winter 32 Vancouver Luge Mixed (Men)'s Doubles Germany-2 GER 3 Bronze

Mixed (Men)'s Doubles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Rank
2002 Winter 24 Salt Lake City Luge Germany-2 GER Alexander Resch Final Standings 1
2002 Winter 24 Salt Lake City Luge Germany-2 GER Alexander Resch Run 1 1
2002 Winter 24 Salt Lake City Luge Germany-2 GER Alexander Resch Run 2 2
2006 Winter 28 Torino Luge Germany-2 GER Alexander Resch Final Standings 6
2006 Winter 28 Torino Luge Germany-2 GER Alexander Resch Run 1 4
2006 Winter 28 Torino Luge Germany-2 GER Alexander Resch Run 2 7
2010 Winter 32 Vancouver Luge Germany-2 GER Alexander Resch Final Standings 3
2010 Winter 32 Vancouver Luge Germany-2 GER Alexander Resch Run 1 5
2010 Winter 32 Vancouver Luge Germany-2 GER Alexander Resch Run 2 2
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