FIL_European_Luge_Championships_1955

FIL European Luge Championships 1955

The FIL European Luge Championships 1955 took place in Hahnenklee, West Germany under the auspices of the Fédération Internationale de Bobsleigh et de Tobogganing (FIBT - International Bobsleigh and Tobogganing Federation in ) under their "Section de Luge", a trend that would continue until the International Luge Federation (FIL) was formed in 1957.

Men's singles

Medal Athlete Time
Gold Paul Aste (AUT)
Silver Albert Krauss (FRG)
Bronze Johann Stangl (AUT)

Women's singles

Medal Athlete Time
Gold Maria Isser (AUT)
Silver Karla Kienzel (AUT)
Bronze Erika Leitner (ITA)

Isser won her fourth straight European championship at this event.

Men's doubles

Medal Athlete Time
Gold (Paul Aste, Paul Isser) (AUT)
Silver (Hermann Küppel, Dietrich Schmidt) (FRG)
Bronze (Hermann Mayr, Erhard Grundmann) (FRG)

Prior to World War II, Grundmann competed for Czechoslovakia, winning a bronze in this event in 1938.

Medal table

1 3 1 1 5
2 0 2 1 3
3 0 0 1 1

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