Doubles Luge Odds

Doubles Luge is a race of trust and continuity, and will be an event that is closely followed at the 2010 Winter Olympics.

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According to, the doubles luge event consists of two runs over one day, with the fastest total time determining the winner. All events in luge are timed to the thousandth of a second.

Defending Olympic silver medalists Andre Florschutz & Torsten Wustlich are favored to win the gold.

Florschutz & Wustlich have odds of 6/4 to win the gold medal in this event according to online sports book Other short odds to win are Patric Leitner & Alexander Resch (11/4), Andreas Linger & Wolfgang Linger (7/2), and Christian Oberstolz & Patrick Gruber (4/1).

The German team of Florschutz & Wustlich won a test event prior to the Olympics and were the 2006 Olympic silver medalists. This duo won the 2008 world championship as well as the 2005 and 2001 titles.

Leitner & Resch compete for Germany and were the 2002 gold medal winners. They have won four world titles, with the most recent coming in 2007.

Linger & Linger compete for Austria and won the gold medal in 2006. Since then they have won the 2010 European Championships.

Oberstolz & Gruber compete for Italy and they are the 2008 European Champions. They have yet to win an Olympic medal together.

The 2010 Winter Olympics take place from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada and began on Friday, Feb. 12. They will be concluding on Sunday, Feb. 28. For complete odds on which team will win the doubles luge, see below.

Odds to win Doubles Luge at 2010 Winter Olympics

Florschutz/Wustlich 6/4 

Leitner/Resch 11/4 

Linger/Linger 7/2 

Oberstolz/Gruber 4/1 

Plankensteiner/Haselrieder 8/1 

Schiegl/Schiegl 25/1 

Sics/Sics 50/1 

Niccum/Joye 50/1 

Grimmette/Martin 66/1 

Moffat/Moffat 100/1

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Posted: 2/14/10 3:22PM ET


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