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Anton Wembacher

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameAnton•Wembacher
Used nameAnton•Wembacher
Born15 September 1955 in Berchtesgaden, Bayern (GER)
Measurements175 cm / 82 kg
AffiliationsRC Berchtesgaden, Berchtesgaden (GER)
NOC West Germany


Anton Wembacher was a world class luger in the men’s singles and in the doubles with Anton Winkler, together winning a bronze medal at the 1979 World Championships. They also finished sixth at the 1980 Lake Placid Winter Games. Anton Wembacher also competed in singles at Lake Placid and finished eighth. His brother Franz was also a top German luger.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1980 Winter Olympics Luge FRG Anton Wembacher
Singles, Men (Olympic) 8
Doubles, Open (Olympic) Anton Winkler 6

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