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2010 Winter Olympic Games, Vancouver, CanadaFebruary 12-28
 
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Alexander Resch

Alexander Resch

  • Sport: Olympic Luge
  • Nation: Germany
  • DOB: April 5, 1979
  • Career Highlights: Resch, who has been competing since 1998, looks to take the podium in Vancouver after finishing sixth in men’s doubles with Patric Leitner at the 2006 Turin Games. Resch and Leitner took gold at the 2002 Olympics in Salt Lake City. They won the overall World Cup championship in 1999-2000, 2001-02, 2003-04, 2005-06, 2006-07 and 2007-08. The pair has won the World Luge championship four times in men’s doubles and four in the mixed team event. Resch and Leitner are five-time winners of the European Luge Championships, with one silver medal and one bronze.
  • Olympic History: 2006,2002
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