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Manfred Stengl

Full name: Manfred Stengl
Gender: Male
Born: April 1, 1946 in Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria
Died: June 6, 1992 in Douglas, Isle of Man, Isle Of Man
Affiliations: RV Halltal, Absam (AUT)
Country: AUT Austria
Sport: Luge

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Manfred Stengl was a top athlete in multiple sports, starting out in luge. At Innsbruck in 1964 he and Josef Feistmantl became the inaugural Olympic champions in doubles luge. Stengl and Feistmantl had also been silver medalists at the 1962 European Championships. Stengl competed in luge thru 1971, with less success, and then turned his attention in winter sports to bobsledding. At the 1975 World Championships in Cervinia, Italy, Stengl was the driver for the Austrian sled that won a bronze medal in the four-man.

Stengl had long been a driver, as from the 1960s he had raced motorcycles at the top level. He competed 10 times in Tourist Trophy Formula One races from 1984-92. In 1969 he was Austrian Champion in the 350 cc class, and won the 1973 Austrian Tourist Trophy. Stengl died racing motorcycles, when he crashed his 750 cc Suzuki on the 33rd mile and fifth lap of the 1992 Isle of Man Tourist Trophy Formula One race.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Winter 17 Innsbruck Luge Mixed (Men)'s Doubles Austria-1 AUT 1 Gold

Mixed (Men)'s Doubles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Rank
1964 Winter 17 Innsbruck Luge Austria-1 AUT Josef Feistmantl Final Standings 1
1964 Winter 17 Innsbruck Luge Austria-1 AUT Josef Feistmantl Run 1 1
1964 Winter 17 Innsbruck Luge Austria-1 AUT Josef Feistmantl Run 2 2
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