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FIL World Luge Championships 1959

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FIL World Luge Championships 1959

The FIL World Luge Championships 1959 took place in Villard-de-Lans, France. The men's doubles event was cancelled to poor weather conditions. As of 2008, it is the only time an event has been entirely cancelled in the history of the World Championships, European Championships, or Winter Olympics.

Men's singles

Medal Athlete Time
Gold  Herbert Thaler (AUT)
Silver  Josef Feistmantl (AUT)
Bronze  David Moroder (ITA)

Women's singles

Medal Athlete Time
Gold  Elly Lieber (AUT)
Silver  Maria Isser (AUT)
Bronze  Agnes Neuerer (AUT)

Men's doubles

The event was cancelled due to weather conditions.

Medal table

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Austria 2 2 1 5
2  Italy 0 0 1 1


  • Men's doubles World Champions
  • Men's singles World Champions
  • Women's singles World Champions
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