World Luge Championships

Sport Luge
Competition Category World Championships
Years 1955—2023
Editions 50
Competitors 379
Countries 27

Editionsª

Year Host City Country Held Events Competitors Countries
1955 Oslo NOR 5 – 6 February 1955 3 9 3
1957 Davos SUI 26 – 27 January 1957 3 11 4
1958 Krynica POL 1 – 2 February 1958 3 11 3
1959 Villard-de-Lans FRA 7 – 8 February 1959 2 6 2
1960 Garmisch-Partenkirchen GER 13 – 14 February 1960 3 10 3
1961 Girenbad SUI 28 – 29 January 1961 3 11 5
1962 Krynica POL 10 – 11 February 1962 3 12 6
1963 Imst AUT 26 – 27 January 1963 3 12 4
1965 Davos SUI 6 – 7 February 1965 3 12 4
1967 Hammarstrand SWE 18 – 19 February 1967 3 10 3
1969 Königssee GER 1 – 2 February 1969 3 11 3
1970 Königssee GER 31 January – 1 February 1970 3 12 4
1971 Olang ITA 30 – 31 January 1971 3 12 5
1973 Oberhof GDR 17 – 18 February 1973 3 11 2
1974 Königssee GER 16 – 17 February 1974 3 12 3
1975 Hammarstrand SWE 10 – 16 February 1975 3 12 3
1977 Innsbruck AUT 19 – 20 February 1977 3 11 5
1978 Imst AUT 21 – 22 January 1978 3 12 5
1979 Königssee GER 27 – 28 January 1979 3 12 3
1981 Hammarstrand SWE 7 – 8 February 1981 3 12 4
1983 Lake Placid USA 5 – 6 February 1983 3 12 5
1985 Oberhof GDR 26 – 27 January 1985 3 11 2
1987 Innsbruck AUT 23 – 25 January 1987 3 12 4
1989 Winterberg GER 10 – 12 February 1989 4 21 4
1990 Calgary CAN 21 – 25 February 1990 4 22 5
1991 Winterberg GER 26 – 27 January 1991 4 21 3
1993 Calgary CAN 20 – 21 February 1993 4 21 4
1995 Lillehammer NOR 4 – 5 February 1995 4 20 4
1996 Altenberg GER 3 – 4 February 1996 4 21 4
1997 Innsbruck AUT 17 – 19 February 1997 4 22 3
1999 Königssee GER 29 – 31 January 1999 4 19 4
2000 St.Moritz SUI 4 – 6 February 2000 4 17 4
2001 Calgary CAN 23 – 25 February 2001 4 19 4
2003 Sigulda LAT 21 – 23 February 2003 4 17 4
2004 Nagano JPN 13 – 15 February 2004 4 18 4
2005 Park City USA 18 – 20 February 2005 4 17 3
2007 Innsbruck AUT 2 – 4 February 2007 4 19 4
2008 Oberhof GER 25 – 27 January 2008 4 18 3
2009 Lake Placid USA 6 – 8 February 2009 4 19 6
2011 Cesana ITA 29 – 30 January 2011 3 12 5
2012 Altenberg GER 10 – 12 February 2012 4 18 5
2013 Whistler CAN 1 – 2 February 2013 4 19 4
2015 Sigulda LAT 14 – 15 February 2015 4 18 5
2016 Königssee GER 29 – 31 January 2016 7 24 7
2017 Innsbruck AUT 27 – 29 January 2017 7 22 7
2019 Winterberg GER 25 – 27 January 2019 7 117 23
2020 Sochi RUS 14 – 16 February 2020 7 100 17
2021 Königssee GER 29 – 31 January 2021 7 20 4
2022 Winterberg GER 30 January 2022 1 6 2
2023 Oberhof GER 27 – 29 January 2023 9 24 4

Medal table

Pos Country 🥇 Gold 🥈 Silver 🥉 Bronze Total
1 Germany GER 92 77 50 219
2 East Germany GDR 35 27 23 85
3 Austria AUT 26 35 43 104
4 Italy ITA 16 18 33 67
5 Russia RUS 8 10 5 23
6 Poland POL 5 6 5 16
7 United States USA 3 6 10 19
8 Soviet Union URS 3 4 5 12
9 Switzerland SUI 2 3 0 5
10 Canada CAN 1 1 6 8
11 Norway NOR 1 0 0 1
12 Latvia LAT 0 5 9 14
13 Czechoslovakia TCH 0 0 2 2
14 Ukraine UKR 0 0 1 1