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Leonhard Nagenrauft

Full name: Leonhard Nagenrauft
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 176 lbs (80 kg)
Born: March 9, 1938 in Bischofswiesen, Bayern, Germany
Died: May 22, 2017 in Berchtesgaden, Bayern, Germany
Country: FRG West Germany
Sport: Luge

Related Olympians: Husband of Olina Hátlová-Tylová.

Biography

Leonhard Nagenrauft was a five-time West German champion in luge, winning in 1966, 1967,1969 and 1973 in the men’s singles and in 1969 in the doubles together with [Hans Wimmer]. In 1967, he was European Champion in the singles, his greatest career success. He added another bronze medal at the 1972 Europeans in the same event and earned silver at the 1971 World Championships. At his two Olympic appearances in 1968 and 1972 Nagenrauft missed the medal ranks, placing ninth and fifth, respectively. In Sapporo in 1972 he was defeated only by four East German sliders. One year later, he retired from competition. Nagenrauft was married to Czechoslovakian female luger [Olina Hátlová-Tylová], also twice an Olympian. She left her home country after the “Prague Spring” of 1968.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Winter 29 Grenoble Luge Men's Singles West Germany FRG 9
1972 Winter 33 Sapporo Luge Men's Singles West Germany FRG 5

Men's Singles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T IT1 IR1 IT2 IR2 ST1 SR1 ST2 SR2
1968 Winter 29 Grenoble Luge West Germany FRG Final Standings 9 2:54.71
1968 Winter 29 Grenoble Luge West Germany FRG Run 1 7 57.87
1968 Winter 29 Grenoble Luge West Germany FRG Run 2 9 58.45
1968 Winter 29 Grenoble Luge West Germany FRG Run 3 9 58.39
1972 Winter 33 Sapporo Luge West Germany FRG Final Standings 5 3:29.67
1972 Winter 33 Sapporo Luge West Germany FRG Run 1 4 53.00 16.17 4 30.53 4 14.36 4 22.47 6
1972 Winter 33 Sapporo Luge West Germany FRG Run 2 7 52.79 16.03 4 30.40 =6 14.37 =7 22.39 =7
1972 Winter 33 Sapporo Luge West Germany FRG Run 3 6 51.97 15.94 2 30.04 2 14.10 4 21.93 =8
1972 Winter 33 Sapporo Luge West Germany FRG Run 4 4 51.91 16.00 2 30.08 2 14.08 2 21.83 =7
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