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Markus Prock

Markus Prock
Medal record
Men's Luge
Competitor for  Austria
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1992 Albertville Men's singles
Silver medal – second place 1994 Lillehammer Men's singles
Bronze medal – third place 2002 Salt Lake City Men's singles
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1987 Igls Men's singles
Gold medal – first place 1996 Altenberg Men's singles
Gold medal – first place 1996 Altenberg Mixed team
Gold medal – first place 1997 Igls Mixed team
Gold medal – first place 1999 Königssee Mixed team
Silver medal – second place 1990 Calgary Men's singles
Silver medal – second place 1991 Winterberg Mixed team
Silver medal – second place 1993 Calgary Mixed team
Silver medal – second place 1997 Igls Men's singles
Bronze medal – third place 1991 Winterberg Men's singles
Bronze medal – third place 1995 Lillehammer Men's singles
Bronze medal – third place 1995 Lillehammer Mixed team
Bronze medal – third place 2000 St. Moritz Mixed team
Bronze medal – third place 2001 Calgary Men's singles
World Cup Championships
Gold medal – first place 1987-88 Men's singles
Gold medal – first place 1990-91 Men's singles
Gold medal – first place 1991-92 Men's singles
Gold medal – first place 1992-93 Men's singles
Gold medal – first place 1993-94 Men's singles
Gold medal – first place 1994-95 Men's singles
Gold medal – first place 1995-96 Men's singles
Gold medal – first place 1996-97 Men's singles
Gold medal – first place 1998-99 Men's singles
Gold medal – first place 2001-02 Men's singles
Silver medal – second place 1984-85 Men's singles
Silver medal – second place 1989-90 Men's singles
Bronze medal – third place 1986-87 Men's singles
Bronze medal – third place 2000-01 Men's singles
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 1994 Königssee Men's singles
Gold medal – first place 1998 Oberhof Men's singles
Gold medal – first place 2002 Altenberg Men's singles
Silver medal – second place 1988 Königssee Men's singles
Silver medal – second place 1990 Igls Men's singles
Bronze medal – third place 2002 Altenberg Mixed team

Markus Prock (born 22 June 1964) is an Austrian luger who competed between 1983 and 2002. Born in Innsbruck, Prock competed in six Winter Olympics winning three medals in the men's singles event with two silvers (1992, 1994) and one bronze (2002).

At the FIL World Luge Championships, Prock won 13 medals, including five gold (Men's singles: 1987, 1996; Mixed team: 1996, 1997, 1999), four silvers (Men's singles: 1990, 1997; Mixed team: 1991, 1993), and four bronzes (Men's singles: 1995, 2001; Mixed team: 1995, 2001).

Prock won six medals at the FIL European Luge Championships with five in men's singles (gold: 1994, 1998, 2002; silver: 1988, 1990) and one medal in the mixed team event (bronze: 2002).

He also won the overall Luge World Cup ten times in men's singles (1987-8, 1990-1, 1991-2, 1992-3, 1993-4, 1994-5, 1995-6, 1996-7, 1998-9, 2001-2).

As of 2007, he was the sports director of the Tyrolean luge association. He also manages his nephew, Gregor Schlierenzauer, who was second in the 2006-07 Ski jumping World Cup entering the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2007 in Sapporo, Japan. Schlierenzauer won a gold in the team large hill at those championships.

References

  • 1984 luge men's singles results
  • 1988 luge men's singles results
  • 1992 luge men's singles results
  • 1994 luge men's singles results
  • 1998 luge men's singles results
  • 2002 luge men's singles results
  • 2007 Luge World Championships interview.
  • FIL-Luge profile
  • Fuzilogik Sports - Winter Olympic results - Men's luge
  • Hickoksports.com results on Olympic 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 singles luge World Cup champions since 1978.
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