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Luge: Olympic champion became the Austrian David Gleicher

Olympic champion in Luge became Austrian David Gleicher, after the first two races occupying the second place.

The first victory of the Austrians in the discipline for 50 years. The last time an Austrian Luger-skater became the Olympic champion in 1968.

In second place was the American Chris Mazdzer, the third — the German Johannes Ludwig.

In the lead after the first day and who was the favorite German Felix Loch took fifth place.

Russian Roman Rabilov, who held third place after two attempts failed the third attempt and eventually took the eighth place.

This is the first major victory of David Gleiser. He participated in the youth world Championships and youth Olympics, but medals were not won. An Austrian party of three world Championships. Best result — the seventh place in 2016.

Luge: Olympic champion became the Austrian David Gleicher 11.02.2018

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