Loch is luge's youngest Olympic gold medalist, having topped the podium in Vancouver at the age of 20. Now 24, Loch looks to repeat as gold medalist in Sochi having captured first place at the world championships in both 2012 and 2013 and has finished first overall in the World Cup standings each of the past three seasons. Loch won gold medals in Sochi, defending his title in men's singles and winning gold in the inaugural team relay event.
- 2014 Olympic Games - Gold (team relay)
- 2014 Olympic Games - Gold (men's singles)
- 2013 World Championships - Gold
- 2012 World Championships - Gold
- 2011 World Championships- Silver
- 2010 Olympic Games - Gold
- 2009 World Championships - Gold
- 2008 World Championships - Gold
Things To Know:
1. His father Norbert is a former Olympian and the current head coach of the German team.
2. Loch says his long arms help to give him an advantage at the starting block.
3. He is a fan of the Bayern Munich soccer team.