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Alexander Resch

Full name: Alexander Resch
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10 (179 cm)
Weight: 159 lbs (72 kg)
Born: April 5, 1979 in Berchtesgaden, Bayern, Germany
Affiliations: RC Berchtesgaden, Berchtesgaden (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Luge

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

Together with Patric Leitner, Alexander Resch 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.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
2002 Winter 22 Salt Lake City Luge Mixed (Men)'s Doubles Germany-2 GER 1 Gold
2006 Winter 26 Torino Luge Mixed (Men)'s Doubles Germany-2 GER 6
2010 Winter 30 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 22 Salt Lake City Luge Germany-2 GER Patric Leitner Final Standings 1
2002 Winter 22 Salt Lake City Luge Germany-2 GER Patric Leitner Run 1 1
2002 Winter 22 Salt Lake City Luge Germany-2 GER Patric Leitner Run 2 2
2006 Winter 26 Torino Luge Germany-2 GER Patric Leitner Final Standings 6
2006 Winter 26 Torino Luge Germany-2 GER Patric Leitner Run 1 4
2006 Winter 26 Torino Luge Germany-2 GER Patric Leitner Run 2 7
2010 Winter 30 Vancouver Luge Germany-2 GER Patric Leitner Final Standings 3
2010 Winter 30 Vancouver Luge Germany-2 GER Patric Leitner Run 1 5
2010 Winter 30 Vancouver Luge Germany-2 GER Patric Leitner Run 2 2
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