Canada Luge - Media ReleaseThe World Luge Championships concluded today with many familiar faces on the podium following the mens singles competition. Germany's Jens Mueller, Gold medal winner at the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympic Games, proved that he still has what it takes to be the best in the world. Mueller's two-run combined time was three tenths of a second faster than Silver medallist, Armin Zoeggeler of Italy. Zoeggeler is current leader in overall World Cup points for the season. Nagano '98 Gold medalist, Georg Hackl of Germany won the Bronze.
Canada's lugers continue to climb in the standings with Calgary's Chris Moffat finishing as top Canadian in 14th place. Teammates Tyler Seitz, Grant Albrecht and Eric Pothier followed in 16th, 21st and 31st place respectively out of 42 competitors.
Canada's National Luge Team is now off to Oberhof, Germany, for the final World Cup of the season.