Personal fact sheet
Profession: Luger
Place of birth: Schlanders, Italy
Age: 22
Height: 174 cm
Weight: 65 kg
Star Sign: Capricorn
Athlete since: 2005 (in the Italian national team since 2012)
Family status: in a relationship


Greta Pinggera is an Italian natural track luge athlete. She was born in 1995 in South Tirol and lives there.
Since 2012 Greta makes part of the Italian National Luge Team and had great success in the last years: 25 World Cup podiums, world champion and worldcup overall winner.
Until now, Natural Track Luge is not in the Olympic programm, but in 2022 the sport maybe has the chance to be part of the Olympic Games. It would be Greta’s biggest dream.

Greta’s answers to 8 words:

The place you can be like you want. The support in all situations.

not such a big talent. Late at night it’s fun, but yes, I am really bad at it.

The best educator for life: it makes you strong, determined and ambitious.

so excited about it

I love shoes, I am a girl and proud of it

my boyfriend hates it, that I always eat all of my pizza. I think there are girls, they share their pizza

unfortunately tardiness

not my best friend, but well, it’s part of the system

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