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Anton Winkler

Full name: Anton Winkler
Gender: Male
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
Weight: 185 lbs (84 kg)
Born: February 23, 1954 in Bischofswiesen, Bayern, Germany
Affiliations: RC Berchtesgaden, Berchtesgaden (GER)
Country: FRG West Germany
Sport: Luge

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

In 1977-78 Anton Winkler won the first luge World Cup, ahead the great Italian Paul Hildgartner. At the 1980 Lake Placid Olympics Winkler won the bronze medal in the men’s singles and placed sixth in the men’s doubles together with Anton Wembacher. At the World Championships he was third in singles in 1977 at Igls and second in 1978 at Imst. He and Wembacher won the bronze medal in doubles at the 1979 Worlds. Winkler was 1977 singles European Champion and won the German Championships in 1976 and 1980.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Winter 21 Innsbruck Luge Men's Singles West Germany FRG 6
1980 Winter 25 Lake Placid Luge Men's Singles West Germany FRG 3 Bronze
1980 Winter 25 Lake Placid Luge Mixed (Men)'s Doubles West Germany-1 FRG 6

Men's Singles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T IT1 IR1 IT2 IR2 ST1 SR1 ST2 SR2 IT3 IR3 IT4 IR4 ST3 SR3 ST4 SR4
1976 Winter 21 Innsbruck Luge West Germany FRG Final Standings 6 3:29.520
1976 Winter 21 Innsbruck Luge West Germany FRG Run 1 3 52.755 19.993 5 32.368 5 12.375 5 20.387 3
1976 Winter 21 Innsbruck Luge West Germany FRG Run 2 5 52.194 19.792 6 32.022 6 12.230 5 20.172 3
1976 Winter 21 Innsbruck Luge West Germany FRG Run 3 8 52.219 19.823 7 32.070 9 12.247 8 20.149 5
1976 Winter 21 Innsbruck Luge West Germany FRG Run 4 6T 52.352 19.837 7 32.088 7 12.251 6 20.264 4
1980 Winter 25 Lake Placid Luge West Germany FRG Final Standings 3 2:56.545
1980 Winter 25 Lake Placid Luge West Germany FRG Run 1 7 43.885 12.142 8 20.915 7 8.773 7 10.069 11 30.984 8 36.387 7 5.403 7 7.498 5
1980 Winter 25 Lake Placid Luge West Germany FRG Run 2 5 44.045 12.196 21.005 7 8.809 10.061 6 31.066 6 36.471 5 5.405 4 7.574 6
1980 Winter 25 Lake Placid Luge West Germany FRG Run 3 6 44.310 12.189 9 21.082 8 8.893 8 10.133 7 31.215 7 36.647 7 5.432 4 7.663 =5
1980 Winter 25 Lake Placid Luge West Germany FRG Run 4 4 44.305 12.247 10 21.102 10 8.855 7 10.091 5 31.193 7 36.661 6 5.468 6 7.644 5

Mixed (Men)'s Doubles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Rank
1980 Winter 25 Lake Placid Luge West Germany-1 FRG Anton Wembacher Final Standings 6
1980 Winter 25 Lake Placid Luge West Germany-1 FRG Anton Wembacher Run 1 6
1980 Winter 25 Lake Placid Luge West Germany-1 FRG Anton Wembacher Run 2 5