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Brian Martin

Full name: Brian Martin
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8 (173 cm)
Weight: 170 lbs (77 kg)
Born: January 19, 1974 in Palo Alto, California, United States
Affiliations: Denver
Country: USA United States
Sport: Luge

Medals: 1 Silver, 1 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

Brian Martin has been the back driver for the best American luge doubles team ever, partnering with Mark Grimmette. Together they have won over 75 international medals, but have had difficulty reaching the top step of the podium in major internationals. In addition to their silver and bronzed medals at the Olympics, at the World Championships they have won nine medals – two silvers in mixed team in 2004-2005, and seven bronzes, with six in doubles in 1999-2000, 2004-2005, 2007, and 2009. They did win the season World Cup title in 1998, 1999, and 2003. Martin has been back driver for six US doubles titles, and they also won the 2000 Winter Goodwill Games.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1998 Winter 24 Nagano Luge Mixed (Men)'s Doubles United States-2 USA 3 Bronze
2002 Winter 28 Salt Lake City Luge Mixed (Men)'s Doubles United States-2 USA 2 Silver
2006 Winter 32 Torino Luge Mixed (Men)'s Doubles United States-2 USA AC
2010 Winter 36 Vancouver Luge Mixed (Men)'s Doubles United States-2 USA 13

Mixed (Men)'s Doubles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Rank
1998 Winter 24 Nagano Luge United States-2 USA Mark Grimmette Final Standings 3
1998 Winter 24 Nagano Luge United States-2 USA Mark Grimmette Run 1 3
1998 Winter 24 Nagano Luge United States-2 USA Mark Grimmette Run 2 2
2002 Winter 28 Salt Lake City Luge United States-2 USA Mark Grimmette Final Standings 2
2002 Winter 28 Salt Lake City Luge United States-2 USA Mark Grimmette Run 1 3
2002 Winter 28 Salt Lake City Luge United States-2 USA Mark Grimmette Run 2 1
2006 Winter 32 Torino Luge United States-2 USA Mark Grimmette Final Standings AC
2006 Winter 32 Torino Luge United States-2 USA Mark Grimmette Run 1 AC
2010 Winter 36 Vancouver Luge United States-2 USA Mark Grimmette Final Standings 13
2010 Winter 36 Vancouver Luge United States-2 USA Mark Grimmette Run 1 11
2010 Winter 36 Vancouver Luge United States-2 USA Mark Grimmette Run 2 16
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