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Walter Eggert

Full name: Walter Eggert
Gender: Male
Height: 5-9 (176 cm)
Weight: 163 lbs (74 kg)
Born: July 18, 1940 in Ilsenburg, Harz, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Died: June 2, 2017
Affiliations: SC Traktor Oberwiesenthal, Oberwiesenthal (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Luge

Related Olympians: Grandfather of Toni Eggert.

Biography

Luger Walter Eggert finished fourth at the 1964 Innsbruck Winter Olympics together with [Helmut Vollprecht] in men’s doubles. In 1964 and 1965 both earned two silvers at the East German championships in men’s doubles. Eggert also added another national bronze in 1962 with non-Olympian Bernd Ruhe. In the men’s singles he also placed third nationally in 1961 and 1965. His grandson [Toni Eggert] participated at the 2014 Sochi Winter Games.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Winter 23 Innsbruck Luge Mixed (Men)'s Doubles Germany-1 GER 4

Mixed (Men)'s Doubles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Rank
1964 Winter 23 Innsbruck Luge Germany-1 GER Helmut Vollprecht Final Standings 4
1964 Winter 23 Innsbruck Luge Germany-1 GER Helmut Vollprecht Run 1 3
1964 Winter 23 Innsbruck Luge Germany-1 GER Helmut Vollprecht Run 2 4
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