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Elisabeth Demleitner

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexFemale
Full nameElisabeth•Demleitner (-Seitz)
Used nameElisabeth•Demleitner
Born23 September 1952 in Kochel am See, Bayern (GER)
Measurements178 cm / 84 kg
AffiliationsWintersportverein Schlehdorf
NOC(s) West Germany

Biography

The West German farmer’s daughter and luger Elisabeth Demleitner was the biggest challenger in the 1970s for East German luge legend Margit Schumann. Demleitner won the 1971 World Championship, also winning a silver in 1974 and 1979, and a bronze in 1970. She was European Champion in 1977 and 1978, after winning a silver in 1972 and also won six consecutive National Championships, 1971-1976, in addition to her 1976 Olympic bronze medal. She later made her living as an architect.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1972 Winter Olympics Luge Singles, Women Olympic 4 Representing West Germany    
1976 Winter Olympics Luge Singles, Women Olympic 3 Bronze Representing West Germany    
1980 Winter Olympics Luge Singles, Women Olympic 4 Representing West Germany    

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