Norbert "Hahni" Hahn

Born: 06.01.1954


Norbert Hahn


In 1980, after the Olympic Games, 
my sporting career ended.
  I have been a pensioner since February 2018.

Greatest successes

1980 Olympic Gold Doubles with Hans Rinn, Lake Placid
1976 Olympic Gold Doubles with Hans Rinn, Innsbruck


Married, 2 children and 3 grandchildren.


Don't dream your life. Live your dream.

Your Oberhof

50 years of luge sport connect me with Oberhof.
1968 to 1980 active luge athlete at ASK Oberhof, 1973 to 1980 distance learning at DHfK Leipzig to become a sports teacher, 1980 to 1990 coach and official at ASK Oberhof, 1990 to 2018 national coach at the Bobsleigh and Sledding Federation for Germany and responsible national base coach in Oberhof.


What was your sporting career like?

Hans Rinn & Norbert Hahn
ASK "Vorwärts Oberhof" Luge

1972 European Junior Champion

1973 European Champion

1973 Vice World Champion

1974 Vice European Champion

1975 European Champion

1976 Olympic Champion

1977 Vice European Champion

1977 World Champion

1978 European Champion

1978 3rd Place World Champion

1979 Vice European Champion

1979 Vice World Champion1980 European Champion

1980 World Champion1980 Olympic Champion

Norbert Hahn

National coach at the Bobsleigh and Sledding Federation for Germany and national base coach in Oberhof 1990 - 2018

Approx. 130 medals for Oberhof at Olympic Games, World and European Championships by athletes from my training group;

10 Olympic medals,

25 World Champions,

27 European Champions 

Participation in 10 Olympic Games

2x actively as well as 

8x as coach and supervisor


Who are your role models?

As a coach, my two teachers: Gottfried Legler and Bernd Jäger.

What was the most emotional moment of your sporting career?

Certainly both Olympic victories that I won together with Hans Rinn, but also all the successes of my athletes at the Olympic Games, World and European Championships. Pure goose bumps!!!

What was the biggest sporting disappointment for you?

Disappointments are forgotten, what remains is the beauty!

What are your goals for the future?

To stay healthy in order to have time for the beautiful things in life that have been neglected over the years. To have time for my family, children, grandchildren and friends.

because it is his home, his love lives here and he can relax and recharge his batteries.
Norbert Hahn likes Oberhof

Avenue of the Olympic & World Champions

in Oberhof 

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