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Christa Schmuck

Full name: Christina "Christa" Schmuck
Gender: Female
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
Weight: 143 lbs (65 kg)
Born: January 25, 1944 in Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria
Affiliations: RC Berchtesgaden, Berchtesgaden (GER)
Country: FRG West Germany
Sport: Luge

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

A four-time West German Champion (1966, 1968-70), Christa Schmuck celebrated her biggest success by winning the 1967 European Championship. At the 1968 Winter Olympics in Grenoble, she originally finished fifth in the women's singles event, but was awarded the silver medal upon the disqualifications of the East German sliders when they were discovered to have illegally heated their runners. At the World Championships, Schmuck was runner-up in 1970 and won a bronze medal in 1969.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Winter 24 Grenoble Luge Women's Singles West Germany FRG 2 Silver
1972 Winter 28 Sapporo Luge Women's Singles West Germany FRG 10

Women's Singles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T IT1 IR1 ST1 SR1
1968 Winter 24 Grenoble Luge West Germany FRG Final Standings 2 2:29.37
1968 Winter 24 Grenoble Luge West Germany FRG Run 1 2 49.15
1968 Winter 24 Grenoble Luge West Germany FRG Run 2 2 49.84
1968 Winter 24 Grenoble Luge West Germany FRG Run 3 3 50.38
1972 Winter 28 Sapporo Luge West Germany FRG Final Standings 10 3:03.19
1972 Winter 28 Sapporo Luge West Germany FRG Run 1 10 45.98 21.73 10 24.25 9
1972 Winter 28 Sapporo Luge West Germany FRG Run 2 8 46.01 21.64 7 24.37 9
1972 Winter 28 Sapporo Luge West Germany FRG Run 3 12T 45.99 21.70 =12 24.29 11
1972 Winter 28 Sapporo Luge West Germany FRG Run 4 10 45.21 21.29 =4 23.92 11