Johannes Ludwig Wiki: Everything To Know About The 2018 Gold Medalist Luger

Here is everything you may want to know about Johannes Ludwig, a gold medal winner in the 2018 Luge. Get to know more about this Winter Olympic gold medal winner, including overall his net worth.

Brief Biography Of Johannes Ludwig, The Luger Player

It was on Valentine’s Day (February 14, 1986), that Johannes Ludwig made his way into the world in Suhl, a foremost German city in Thuringia, Germany. Thuringa is located some 31 miles southwest of Erfurt, Germany. He is currently 32 years old and available statistics put his height at six feet tall while weighing in at around 190 pounds. Much is not know about Johannes Ludwig’s childhood because he’s managed to keep this information out of public domain but we do know that he currently resides in Oberhof, Germany. Although Johannes Ludger is an athlete and police officer by profession, he claims to love swimming, a lot. In addition, Johannes Ludger is also a family man as he is married to Katharina. Their family has been blessed with two children and above everything else these parents put their children first before anything else. Johannes Ludger trained as a Business and Technology expert from the prestigious University of Applied Management, in Erding, Germany. He is an ardent supporter of the BSR Rennsteig Oberhof club of Germany. Being German, is he can only speak German and his personal website is built in the German language.

Johannes Ludwig’s Career

When he became a Police Officer, Johannes Ludwig found a new path for himself in the athletic games after which he became a participant in the sport of Luge. One can say that Johannes Ludwig’s father, Jorg-Dieter, inspired him into the luge games as he himself once represented East Germany in Luge and subsequently won a silver medal with a certain Bernd Oberhoffner at the 1981 World Championships in Hammarstrand, Sweden. In 1992, Johannes Ludwig began using his impressive height and his father’s pedigree to compete in Luge. Ever since then, he’s continued to participate in various Olympic games where he has performed well while winning several medals.

Johannes Ludwig’s Achievements And Net Worth

The achievements of this German Luge athlete since he started competing are huge. Some of the most notable ones will be mentioned here as his achievements alone can constitute a piece of the pie he has been given to feast upon. Suffice to say is the fact that Johannes Ludwig is a man of tall dreams. He dreamed of winning a gold medal at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games and through stints of hard work and commitment, he actually won a gold medal at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games. He won the gold medal in the Team Relay at the recent Olympic Winter games, held in PyeongChang, South Korea. In the same game, he succeeded in winning the bronze medal in the men’s singles after his rival, Felix Louch, made a costly mistake on the field. Similarly, apart from the 2018 Olympic Winter Games, Johannes Ludwig also participated at the FIL European Luge Championships in 2010 where he participated in Sigulda and won a bronze medal in the mixed team event. His performance at the FIL European Luge Championships 2010 remains one that most of his fans would always love to remember him for. Ludwig, who is also nicknamed Ludi by many of his fans also did well at the 2007 FIL World Luge Championships which was held in Igls, Austria. It was here that he also won a bronze medal in that tournament as well. In the 22 year career of this German Luge athlete, his best performance was at the Luge World Cup was in the 2006/2007 and 2007/2008 seasons where he finished twice as the 11th overall best Luger. His latest success stories are well captured on his Instagram page where photos of his performance at the 2018 Olympic Winter games are posted. And as regards his net worth, the estimate is not available currently but even without his official net worth, it is not likely that a man of such career achievements would be in debt. Johannes Ludwig is probably a millionaire.

Closing Remarks

Johannes Ludwig is a sportsman who believes so much in himself and as such, was able to achieve his dream of becoming a gold medalist. Prior to the 2018 Olympic Winter Games which took place in South Korea this year, Ludi has tried severally to clinch the first position for quite a while but he actually couldn’t get to where he wanted to be. But preparation met luck at the just-concluded Winter Olympic Games and his longtime dream finally got to see the light of day. That itself can be a motivation for anyone to persevere. It’s interesting to also know that as busy as he can be, Johannes Ludwig still carves out time for his wife and children; in fact, he lists spending time at home as part of his hobbies. Perhaps, that remains one of his strongest motivations in the ever competitive world of Luge. With his current age, there is still a lot in store for him in the sport of Luge which will probably make his net worth a subject worthy of public discussion soon. As revealed in some of his photos on Instagram and other social media, Johannes Ludwig is not only motivated but strong and agile. One can only wish him many more successes; or what do you think?