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Olympian Chris Mazdzer Makes History, Gets First Win for USA in Men's Luge

Olympian Chris Mazdzer Makes History, Gets First Win for USA in Men's Luge

Chris Mazdzer is the first American male to win a medal in the singles luge event since 1964, when the sport debuted at the Olympics.

The 29-year-old athlete won the silver medal for his excellent placement in the event earlier in the day on Sunday (February 11) in PyeongChang, South Korea.

David Gleirscher of Austria took gold and Johannes Ludwig of Germany took home bronze.

NBC posted Chris‘ full history-making run and you can watch below! Stay tuned for more Olympics coverage on Just Jared.

Congrats to all of the medalists in the men’s single luge today.

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Posted to: 2018 Winter Olympics, Chris Mazdzer

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