Tamara Schwarz

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Tamara Schwarz Luge
nation ItalyItaly Italy
birthday March 30, 1987
place of birth Meran
discipline Single seater
society ARC St. Walburg
National squad since 2006
status active
Medal table
Junior World Championship 0 × gold 1 × silver 0 × bronze
Junior European Championship 0 × gold 1 × silver 0 × bronze
FIL Natural track tobogganing Junior World Championships
silver Garmisch-Partenk. 2006 Single seater
FIL Natural track toboggan junior European Championship
silver St. Sebastian 2007 Single seater
Placements in the Natural Track Luge World Cup
 Debut in the World Cup December 11, 2005
 Overall World Cup ES 9. ( 2008/2009 )
last change: March 5, 2012

Tamara Schwarz (born March 30, 1987 in Merano ) is an Italian natural track tobogganist . She won two silver medals at the 2006 Junior World Championship and the 2007 Junior European Championship . In addition, she won the overall ranking of the Intercontinental Cup twice and was once among the top ten in the overall World Cup .


Schwarz started at international junior championships in 2003 and reached fifth place in both the 2004 junior world championship and the 2005 junior European championship . After winning the overall ranking of the Intercontinental Cup in winter 2004/2005, she made her first two World Cup appearances in the 2005/2006 season . She finished eighth at the season opener in Longiarü and seventh at the season finale in Oberperfuss . In between, she finished seventh at the 2006 European Championships in Umhausen and won the silver medal behind the Austrian Melanie Batkowski at the 2006 Junior World Championships in Garmisch-Partenkirchen .

In the 2006/2007 season , Schwarz also only contested two World Cup races, in which a ninth place in Moos in Passeier was her best result. In the Intercontinental Cup this winter, she achieved second place overall behind Imelda Gruber with one win and two second places . At the 2007 European Junior Championships in St. Sebastian she won the silver medal behind Batkowski. Black competed three World Cup races in the 2007/2008 season , this time an eighth place in Železniki was her best result.

The 2008/2009 season was their most successful so far. Schwarz drove into the top 10 in four World Cup races and achieved her best ever World Cup result with sixth place in Deutschnofen . In the overall World Cup, she came ninth for the first and only time in the top ten. At the 2009 World Championships in Moos in Passeier , she was sixth. In the 2009/2010 season , however, it was used only once in the World Cup: In Umhausen , it took ninth place. At the European Championship she did not take part for the second time in a row. In the Intercontinental Cup, however, she won the overall ranking for the second time with a win in Frantschach . In the 2010/2011 season , too , Schwarz mainly started in the Intercontinental Cup (fourth place overall) and was only used once in the World Cup (seventh place in Casies ). She did not take part in the 2011 World Cup.

In the 2011/2012 season , Schwarz took part in several World Cup races in addition to the Intercontinental Cup, with two sixth places and fifth place in Železniki, her best ever World Cup result. In the overall World Cup she was 13th, but in 2012 she did not take part again in the European Championship.


World championships

European championships

Junior World Championships

Junior European Championships

World cup

  • 9th overall place in the single seater in the 2008/2009 season
  • 15 placements among the top ten

Intercontinental Cup

  • Overall victory in the 2004/2005 and 2009/2010 seasons

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