Markus Schiegl

Luger, Olympic athlete

1975 –

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Who is Markus Schiegl?

Markus Schiegl is an Austrian luger who has competed from 1987 to 2010. He won fourteen medals at the FIL World Luge Championships with five golds, five silvers, and four bronzes. Schiegl competes in doubles with his younger cousin Tobias.

Schiegl also won five medals at the FIL European Luge Championships with one silver and four bronzes.

Competing in four Winter Olympics, his best finish in the men's doubles event was fourth twice.

Schiegl's best overall Luge World Cup finish was second in men's doubles.

Since his retirement, Schiegl will concentrate on his career as a police officer.

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Born
Jun 7, 1975
Kufstein
Ethnicity
  • Austrians
Nationality
  • Austria
Profession

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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