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Fritz Nachmann

Full name: Fritz Nachmann
Gender: Male
Height: 5'9" (176 cm)
Weight: 176 lbs (80 kg)
Born: August 16, 1929 in Kreuth, Tegernsee, Bayern, Germany
Affiliations: RC Rottach-Egern, Rottach-Egern (GER)
Country: GER Germany, FRG West Germany
Sport: Luge

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Fritz Nachmann had his greatest luge success at the 1968 Winter Olympics, winning a bronze medal with Wolfgang Winkler. Nachmann had a long career in luge, as in 1955 he had also won a World Championship bronze medal with non-Olympian Josef Strillinger, and in 1957-58 they were World Champions. In 1962 he and Max Leo were runners-up at the Worlds and one year later Nachmann won the World title in the men’s singles. He also won a 1967 European Championships silver medal in singles.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Winter 34 Innsbruck Luge Men's Singles Germany GER AC DNF
1968 Winter 38 Grenoble Luge Men's Singles West Germany FRG 17
1968 Winter 38 Grenoble Luge Mixed (Men)'s Doubles West Germany-1 FRG 3 Bronze

Men's Singles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T
1964 Winter 34 Innsbruck Luge Germany GER Final Standings AC DNF
1964 Winter 34 Innsbruck Luge Germany GER Run 1 AC DNF
1968 Winter 38 Grenoble Luge West Germany FRG Final Standings 17 2:56.41
1968 Winter 38 Grenoble Luge West Germany FRG Run 1 16 58.54
1968 Winter 38 Grenoble Luge West Germany FRG Run 2 17 59.05
1968 Winter 38 Grenoble Luge West Germany FRG Run 3 16 58.82

Mixed (Men)'s Doubles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Rank
1968 Winter 38 Grenoble Luge West Germany-1 FRG Wolfgang Winkler Final Standings 3
1968 Winter 38 Grenoble Luge West Germany-1 FRG Wolfgang Winkler Run 1 3
1968 Winter 38 Grenoble Luge West Germany-1 FRG Wolfgang Winkler Run 2 3