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Jörg Hoffmann (luger)

Jörg Hoffmann

Hoffman at the 1985 World championships in Oberhof, East Germany
Medal record
Men's luge
Representing  East Germany
Olympic Games
Gold 1988 Calgary Men's doubles
Bronze 1984 Sarajevo Men's doubles
World Championships
Gold 1983 Lake Placid Men's doubles
Gold 1985 Oberhof Men's doubles
Gold 1987 Igls Men's doubles
Gold 1990 Calgary Mixed team
Silver 1985 Oberhof Men's singles
Bronze 1989 Winterberg Men's doubles
Bronze 1990 Calgary Men's doubles
World Cup Championships
Gold 1983-84 Men's doubles
Bronze 1988-89 Men's doubles
European Championships
Gold 1990 Igls Men's doubles
Gold 1990 Igls Mixed team
Silver 1986 Hammarstrand Men's doubles

Jörg Hoffmann (born 15 March 1963 in Sondershausen, Thuringia) is an East German luger who competed from the mid-1980s to 1990. Together with Jochen Pietzsch he won two medals in the men's doubles event with a gold in 1988 and a bronze in 1984.

Hoffmann also found great success at the FIL World Luge Championships with a total of seven medals, including four gold (Men's doubles: 1983, 1985, 1987; Mixed team: 1990), one silver (Men's singles: 1985), and two bronzes (Men's doubles: 1989, 1990). He also won three medals at the FIL European Luge Championships with two golds (Men's doubles and mixed team: both 1990) and one silver (Men's doubles: 1986).

Hoffmann won the overall Luge World Cup title in men's doubles in 1983-4.

References

  • DatabaseOlympics.com information on Hoffman
  • Fuzilogik Sports - Winter Olympic results - Men's luge
  • Hickoksports.com results on Olympics champions in luge and skeleton.
  • Hickok sports information on World champions in luge and skeleton.
  • List of European luge champions (German)
  • List of men's doubles luge World Cup champions since 1978.

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