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Markus Prock

Height: 1.84m
Weight: 88kg
Birthdate:
June 22, 1964

Hometown:
Innsbruck, Austria
Residence:
Stubeital, Austria


  • Currently ranked first in World Cup standings.
  • Has one gold, one silver and two bronze medals and three other top-10 finishes in 2001-02 World Cup races.
  • Will be competing in his sixth Olympics -- a luge record -- in Salt Lake City.

  • Ranked third overall in 2000-01 World Cup standings.
  • Won bronze at 2001 world championships in Calgary.
  • Ten-time overall World Cup champion, including string of seven straight years (1987-88, 1989-89, 1990-91-1996-97, 1998-1999).
  • The most dominant luger in World Cup competition, but has rarely performed as well at the Olympic or world championship level.
  • Two-time silver medallist at the Olympic Winter Games (1992, 1994), both times losing memorable showdowns with three-time gold medallist Georg Hackl of Germany.
  • Two-time world champion (1987, 1996); three-time silver medallist and three-time bronze medallist at worlds.
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    COUNTRY G S B
    1 GER 12 16 7
    2 NOR 11 7 6
    3 USA 10 13 11
    4 RUS 6 6 4
    5 CAN 6 3 8
    6 FRA 4 5 2
    7 ITA 4 4 4
    8 FIN 4 4 4
    9 NED 3 5 0
    10 SUI 3 2 6


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