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Ute Rührold

Ute Rührold

Rührold in 1971.
Medal record
Women's Luge
Competitor for  East Germany
Olympic Games
Silver 1972 Sapporo Women's singles
Silver 1976 Innsbruck Women's singles
World Championships
Silver 1973 Oberhof Women's singles
Silver 1975 Hammarstrand Women's singles
Bronze 1974 Königssee Women's singles
European Championships
Gold 1972 Königssee Women's singles
Silver 1973 Königssee Women's singles
Bronze 1974 Imst Women's singles

Ute Rührold (born 9 December 1954) is an East German luger who competed during the 1970s. She won two consecutive silver medals in the women's singles event at Winter Olympics (1972, 1976).

Rührold also won three medals at the FIL World Luge Championships with two silvers (1973, 1975) and one bronze (1974). Additionally, she won a complete set of medals at the FIL European Luge Championships with a gold in 1972, a silver in 1973, and a bronze in 1974.


  • Fuzilogik Sports - Winter Olympic results - Women's luge
  • results on Olympic champions in luge and skelton.
  • Hickok sports information on World champions in luge and skeleton.
  • List of European luge champions (German)
  • information on World champions in luge (French)
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