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SOCHI, February 12. /ITAR-TASS/. Germany’s Tobias Wendl and Tobias Arlt won the gold medal in luge doubles at the XXII Olympic Winter Games in the southern Russian resort of Sochi on Wednesday.
Canada’s Tristan Walker and Justin Snith (1:39.840) came fourth. Russia’s Alexander Denisyev and Vladislav Antonov (1:39.949) were in fifth place, and Vladislav Yuzhakov and Vladimir Makhnutin came ninth (1:40.337).
Tobias Wendl was born on June 16, 1987 in Aachen, Germany. Tobias Arlt was born on June 2, 1987. They are the 2013 world champions in luge doubles and team relay. In the current season, they won six World Cup events.