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Hans Stanggassinger

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameHans•Stanggassinger
Used nameHans•Stanggassinger
Born5 January 1960 in Berchtesgaden, Bayern (GER)
Measurements191 cm / 112 kg
AffiliationsRC Berchtesgaden, Berchtesgaden (GER)
NOC West Germany

Biography

Hans Stanggassinger was a world class luger in the men’s doubles together with Franz Wembacher. In addition to their 1984 Olympic Championship at Sarajevo, they won a silver medal at the 1984 Europeans, and at the Worlds, won bronze medals in 1981 and 1983, with a European bronze medal in 1982. Together, they also won three German Championships in 1981, and 1983-84. Stanggassinger later made his living as a ranger in the National Park of Königssee.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1984 Winter Olympics Luge FRG Hans Stanggassinger
Doubles, Open (Olympic) Franz Wembacher 1 Gold

Special Notes