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Wolfgang Staudinger

Full name: Wolfgang Staudinger
Gender: Male
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
Weight: 172 lbs (78 kg)
Born: September 8, 1963 in Berchtesgaden, Bayern, Germany
Affiliations: RC Berchtesgaden, Berchtesgaden (GER)
Country: FRG West Germany
Sport: Luge

Related Olympians: Husband of Marie-Claude Doyon.

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

In his active career Wolfgang Staudinger was a world class luger in the doubles starting with Johannes Schettel up to the early 1980s, then together with Thomas Schwab. In 1988 Staudinger and Schwab added the German and European titles to their Olympic bronze medal, after having won the 1986-87 World Cup, and placing second at the 1987 World Championships in Igls. Staudinger retired in 1989 and became a world class coach, beginning in Canada, followed by engagements in the US and Germany. Since 2007 he has been the Chief Coach of the Canadian National Team, with a contract carrying him through the 2014 Olympic Winter Games. He is married to Canadian luger Marie-Claude Doyon.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Winter 20 Sarajevo Luge Mixed (Men)'s Doubles West Germany-2 FRG 8
1988 Winter 24 Calgary Luge Mixed (Men)'s Doubles West Germany-1 FRG 3 Bronze

Mixed (Men)'s Doubles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Rank
1984 Winter 20 Sarajevo Luge West Germany-2 FRG Thomas Schwab Final Standings 8
1984 Winter 20 Sarajevo Luge West Germany-2 FRG Thomas Schwab Run 1 8
1984 Winter 20 Sarajevo Luge West Germany-2 FRG Thomas Schwab Run 2 9
1988 Winter 24 Calgary Luge West Germany-1 FRG Thomas Schwab Final Standings 3
1988 Winter 24 Calgary Luge West Germany-1 FRG Thomas Schwab Run 1 4
1988 Winter 24 Calgary Luge West Germany-1 FRG Thomas Schwab Run 2 5
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