Major achievements in luge by nation


This article contains lists of achievements in major senior-level international luge tournaments according to first-place, second-place and third-place results obtained by teams representing different nations. The objective is not to create combined medal tables; the focus is on listing the best positions achieved by teams in major international tournaments, ranking the nations according to the most number of podiums accomplished by teams of these nations.

Results


For the making of these lists, results from following major international tournaments were consulted:

Governing bodyTournamentTrack
FIL & IOCLuge at the Winter Olympics (since 1964, quadrennially)Artificial track
FILFIL World Luge Championships (since 1955, annually)Artificial track
Luge World Cup (since 1977, annually[lower-alpha 1])Artificial track
FIL World Luge Natural Track Championships (since 1979, biennially)Natural track

Medals earned by athletes from defunct National Olympic Committees (NOCs) or historical teams are NOT merged with the results achieved by their immediate successor states. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) do NOT combine medals of these nations or teams.[1]

The conventions used on this table are M for men's singles event, MSp for men's sprint event, W for women's singles event, WSp for women's sprint event, D for doubles event, DSp for doubles' sprint event, T for mixed team event.

The tables are pre-sorted by total number of first-place results, second-place results and third-place results, respectively. When equal ranks are given, nations are listed in alphabetical order.

Artificial and natural track events

All competitive disciplines
Last updated after the 2018–19 Luge World Cup (As of 16 July 2019)
Artificial track Natural track Number of
Olympic Games World Championships World Cup World Championships
Rk. Nation M W D T M W D T MSp WSp DSp M W D T M W D T Total
1 Austria152118
2 Italy150217
3 Germany150015
4 Russia58013
5 United States47112
6 Soviet Union*63211
7 East Germany*100010
8 West Germany*7209
9 Latvia0448
10 Canada2327
11 Poland3014
12  Switzerland2103
13 United Team of Germany*2002
14 Czechoslovakia*0022
15 CIS*1001
15 Norway1001
17 Liechtenstein0011
17 Ukraine0011

*Defunct National Olympic Committees (NOCs) or historical teams are shown in italic.

Artificial track events

All competitive disciplines
Last updated after the 2018–19 Luge World Cup (As of 16 July 2019)
Artificial track Number of
Olympic Games World Championships World Cup
Rk. Nation M W D T M W D T MSp WSp DSp M W D T Total
1 Germany150015
2 Austria112114
3 Italy110213
4 United States47112
5 East Germany*100010
6 Soviet Union*63110
7 West Germany*7209
8 Russia3609
9 Latvia0448
10 Canada2327
11 Poland3003
12  Switzerland2103
13 United Team of Germany*2002
14 Czechoslovakia*0022
15 Norway1001
16 Liechtenstein0011
16 Ukraine0011

*Defunct National Olympic Committees (NOCs) or historical teams are shown in italic.

Men

Last updated after the 2018–19 Luge World Cup (As of 16 July 2019)
Artificial track Number of
Olympic Games World Championships World Cup
Rk. Nation Men's singles Men's singles Men's sprint Men's singles Total
1 Austria4004
1 Germany4004
3 Italy3014
4 Russia2204
5 East Germany*3003
6 West Germany*2103
7 Soviet Union*1203
8 United States1203
9 Latvia0112
10 Canada1001
10 Norway1001
10 Poland1001
10 United Team of Germany*1001
14  Switzerland0101
15 Liechtenstein0011

*Defunct National Olympic Committees (NOCs) or historical teams are shown in italic.

Women

Last updated after the 2018–19 Luge World Cup (As of 16 July 2019)
Artificial track Number of
Olympic Games World Championships World Cup
Rk. Nation Women's singles Women's singles Women's sprint Women's singles Total
1 Germany4004
2 United States2114
3 Austria3003
3 East Germany*3003
3 Italy3003
3 Soviet Union*3003
7 West Germany*2103
8 Canada0123
9  Switzerland2002
10 Russia0202
11 Poland1001
11 United Team of Germany*1001
13 Czechoslovakia*0011
13 Ukraine0011

*Defunct National Olympic Committees (NOCs) or historical teams are shown in italic.

Doubles

Last updated after the 2018–19 Luge World Cup (As of 16 July 2019)
Artificial track Number of
Olympic Games World Championships World Cup
Rk. Nation Doubles Doubles Doubles' sprint Doubles Total
1 Germany4004
2 Austria3104
3 Italy3014
4 East Germany*3003
4 West Germany*3003
6 Soviet Union*2103
7 United States1203
8 Latvia0123
9 Poland1001
10 Czechoslovakia*0011

*Defunct National Olympic Committees (NOCs) or historical teams are shown in italic.

Mixed team

Last updated after the 2018–19 Luge World Cup (As of 16 July 2019)
Artificial track Number of
Olympic Games World Championships World Cup
Rk. Nation Mixed team Mixed team Mixed team Total
1 Germany3003
2 Canada1203
2 Russia1203
4 Austria1113
5 Latvia0213
6 Italy2002
7 United States0202
8 East Germany*1001
9 Soviet Union*0011

*Defunct National Olympic Committees (NOCs) or historical teams are shown in italic.

Natural track events

All competitive disciplines
Last updated after the FIL World Luge Natural Track Championships 2019 (As of 16 July 2019)
Natural track Number of
World Championships
Rk. Nation Men's singles Women's singles Doubles Mixed team Total
1 Austria4004
1 Italy4004
3 Russia2204
4 CIS*1001
5 Poland0011
5 Soviet Union*0011

*Defunct National Olympic Committees (NOCs) or historical teams are shown in italic.

See also


Notes


  1. The FIL World Luge Championships have taken place on an almost annual basis in non-Winter Olympics years since 1955.

References


General

Specific

  1. "Olympic Results, Gold Medalists and Official Records". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 16 November 2018.