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Elisabeth DEMLEITNER

Federal Republic of Germany
TeamFederal Republic of Germany
LugeLuge
Olympic Medals
1B
Games Participations3
First Olympic GamesSapporo 1972
Year of Birth1952

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.

Olympic Results

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