Armin Zoggeler is a retired Italian luger and double Olympic champion. He is one of the most successful men in the sport, nicknamed Il Cannibale ("The Cannibal"), for his notable series of victories, or The Iceblood Champion, for his always cold, rational approach to the races.
At the Winter Olympic Games, Zöggeler has won six medals in six consecutive Olympics - and this is a record in sport. He also has sixteen medals at the FIL World Luge Championships. At the FIL European Luge Championships, Zöggeler has earned eighteen medals.
At the Winter Olympics, Zöggeler has won six medals in the same individual competition in six consecutive Olympics, the first to do so;including two golds (2002, 2006), one silver (1998), and three bronze (1994, 2010, 2014).
FIL World Luge Championships:
He has sixteen medals at the FIL World Luge Championships, including six golds (Men's singles: 1995, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2011), five silvers (Men's singles: 2000, 2007, 2009; Mixed team: 1995, 2007), and five bronzes (Mixed team: 1996, 1997, 2004, 2005, 2012).
FIL European Luge Championships:
At the FIL European Luge Championships, Zöggeler has earned eleven medals. This includes four golds (Men's singles: 2004, 2008 and 2014, Mixed team: 1994), three silvers (Men's singles: 2006, Mixed team: 2004, 2006), and five bronzes (Men's singles: 1994, 2000, 2002; Mixed team: 2000, 2008).
Luge World Cup:
He won the overall Luge World Cup in men's singles ten times (1997–98, 1999–2000, 2000–01, 2003–04, 2005–06, 2006–07, 2007–08, 2008–09, 2009–10 and 2010–11). This is another record together with Markus Prock.
Zöggeler's 57 individual wins in the World Cup (as of February 2011), he is first of all time, beating the previous record of 33 wins by both German Georg Hackl and Austrian Markus Prock.