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  • News | Sochi 2014

    On 9 February 2014 in Sochi, Armin Zöggeler brought things full circle: six Games, six medals in luge!

    It’s certainly some record. Armin Zöggeler competed in luge at every Winter Games edition from 1994 to 2014: Lillehammer, Nagano, Salt Lake City, Turin, Vancouver and Sochi. And he took home a medal from each, including two golds. On 9 February 2014, at the Sanki Sliding Centre, the 40-year-old won bronze to make history with his sixth consecutive medal.
    09 Feb 2020 | Olympic News, Sochi 2014, Luge, Italy
  • Armin Zoeggeler Claims His 4th Olympic Medal | Video

    Armin Zoeggeler Claims His 4th Olympic Medal

    To the delight of the crowd, Italian Armin Zoeggeler secures the luge gold medal for the second consecutive time, claiming Italy's first gold at these Gamed in a combined four-run time of 3 minutes and 26.088 seconds. With this win, he captures his 4th Olympic luge medal (bronze in 1994, silver in 1998, gold in 2002 and 2006). Luge Singles Men's Final - Turin 2006 Winter Olympics - Armin Zoeggeler (ITA), Albert Demtschenko (RUS), Marti?s Rubenis (LAT)
  • Italian Armin Zoeggeler Defends Olympic Luge Title | Video

    Italian Armin Zoeggeler Defends Olympic Luge Title

    Armin Zoeggeler defends his luge Olympic title, grabbing the 1st gold for Italy at these Games. In a combined of 3:26.088, Zoeggeler slides down the icy track to claim gold, achieving with this win his 4th Olympic medal. Albert Demtschenko receives silver finishing just .11 seconds after the winning time. Martins Rubenis claims bronze, winning Latvia's 1st medal in a Winter Olympics. Luge Singles Men's Final - Turin 2006 Winter Olympics - Armin Zoeggeler (ITA), Albert Demtschenko (RUS), Marti?s Rubenis (LAT)
  • News | Olympic News

    Zöggeler’s heirs on the right track

    The latest instalment in the Olympic Channel’s “Flame Catchers” series takes us to the Italian region of Trentino-Alto Adige and looks at the legacy that luge legend Armin Zöggeler has left for its young athletes. Inspired by his exploits, Lukas Gufler and Felix Schwarz won doubles gold at the Winter Youth Olympic Games Lillehammer 2016, firing hopes that they can pick up where the great Zöggeler left off.
    07 Mar 2019 | Olympic News, Luge, Italy
  • News | Sochi 2014

    Britons and US athletes make waves in Lake Placid

    Great Britain enjoyed a heady weekend of success on the bobsleigh and skeleton tracks at the Lake Placid World Cup, adding to the impression that the team is on course to improve on its solitary medal from the 2010 Winter Olympics.
    17 Dec 2013 | Sochi 2014, Olympic News
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