Georg Fluckinger

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameGeorg•Fluckinger
Used nameGeorg•Fluckinger
Born1 March 1955 in Wien (Vienna) (AUT)
AffiliationsSportverein Kufstein
NOC Austria
Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1

Biography

Georg Fluckinger competed at three Winter Olympics, with the highlight of his career the bronze medal he won in doubles at Lake Placid in 1980 along with Karl Schrott. Fluckinger was third in the season World Cup in singles in 1979-80 but then focused mostly on doubles, placing second in the doubles World Cup in five seasons (1979-80, 1982, 1984-85). In addition to Schrott, Fluckinger raced doubles with Franz Wilhelmer and Robert Manzenreiter, as he had three different partners in his three Olympic doubles appearances. Fluckinger had 18 podium appearances at the World Cup, 16 in doubles, with three victories, all in doubles, eight seconds, and seven thirds. In 1996 Fluckinger was given the Gold Medal for Service to the Austrian Republic.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1980 Winter Olympics Luge AUT Georg Fluckinger
Doubles, Open (Olympic) Karl Schrott 3 Bronze
1984 Winter Olympics Luge AUT Georg Fluckinger
Singles, Men (Olympic) 15
Doubles, Open (Olympic) Franz Wilhelmer 4
1988 Winter Olympics Luge AUT Georg Fluckinger
Doubles, Open (Olympic) Robert Manzenreiter 5