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Andreas Linger
Andreas Linger is an Austrian retired luger who has competed internationally since 2000. He and his younger brother Wolfgang began luging at a very young age, and did their first doubles run when they were 14. Linger has won five medals at the FIL World Luge Championships with three golds and two bronzes. He also earned seven medals at the FIL European Luge Championships with a gold, three silvers, and three bronzes. The Lingers were overall Luge World Cup men's doubles champions in 2011-12 and scored 15 World Cup race victories. They were two time Olympic champions in the men's doubles event at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy and the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. They won in 2006 despite Wolfgang having broken his leg in a luge crash the previous year. In 2010, they successfully defended their gold medal against another team of brothers, Andris and Juris Šics of Latvia.

About Andreas Linger

Luger, who won gold in men's doubles at the 2006 Olympics and then again at the 2010 Olympics.

Andreas Linger before fame

When Andreas was 14 years old, he and his brother Wolfgang ran their first doubles race together.

Achievement of Andreas Linger

At the 2014 Olympics, he earned silver in men's doubles.

Andreas Linger family life

He was born in the Austrian town of Hall in the Tirol region.

Associations of Andreas Linger

Skier Matthias Mayer also competed in the 2014 Olympics for Austria, capturing gold in the downhill.

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Latest information about Andreas Linger updated on March 11 2022.