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  • Bob und Skeleton Weltmeisterschaften  Altenberg 2020
    Bob und Skeleton Weltmeisterschaften Altenberg 2020 Photo: Phillip Maethner, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Urlaubsregion Altenberg Veranstaltungen
    Urlaubsregion Altenberg Veranstaltungen Photo: Phillip Maethner, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Eiskanal Altenberg - WM 2020
    Eiskanal Altenberg - WM 2020 Photo: Phillip Maethner, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Deutsche Meisterschaften in Biathlon Photo: Egberth Kamprath, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Biathlon Photo: Egbert Kamprath, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Deutsche Meisterschaften in der Biathlon-Arena in Altenberg im Erzgebirge Photo: Egbert Kamprath, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Spitzensport in der Urlaubsregion Altenberg - WM 2020 Photo: Phillip Maethner, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Biathlon in der Biathlon-Arena in Altenberg im Erzgebirge Photo: Egberth Kamprath, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Curling Eishalle Geising Photo: Philip Maethner, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg

Altenberg is considered an international winter sports center

Top sport in Altenberg

Altenberg looks back on a long tradition as a winter sports resort.

Altenberg is a very well-known winter sports resort, has already hosted sixteen times various world championships.  The racing sled and bobsleigh track is known beyond the national borders. Top-class sporting events in bobsleigh, luge and skeleton take place here every year.

The modern Biathlon arena in Zinnwald Hofmannsloch is also the scene of exciting competitions, with a little luck you will meet one or the well-known biathlete from Altenberg during their training.

In the modern Ice stadium "Grüendelstadion" Geising, curling championships are held repeatedly.

The following list gives an overview of the world championships that took place in Altenberg.

1967 - Biathlon World Championship

1991 - Bobsleigh World Championship

1994 - Skeleton World Championship

1996 - Luge World Championship

1997 - Bobsleigh Junior World Championship

1999 - Skeleton Junior World Championship

1999 - Bobsleigh Junior World Championship

2000 - Luge Junior World Championship

2000 - Bobsleigh World Championship

2000 - Curling Junior World Championship

2006 - Luge Junior World Championship

2007 - Bobsleigh & Skeleton Junior World Championship

2008 - Bobsleigh & Skeleton Junior World Championship

2012 - Luge World Championship

2015 - Bobsleigh Junior World Championship

2020 - Bobsleigh & Skeleton World Championship

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