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Tony Benshoof (born July 7, 1975 in Saint Paul, Minnesotamarker) is an American luger from White Bear Lake, Minnesotamarker who has been competing since 1990. He won three medals in the mixed team event at the FIL World Luge Championships with two silvers (2004, 2005) and one bronze (2001).

Competing in two Winter Olympics, Benshoof finished fourth in the men's singles event at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turinmarker. He remains the highest Olympic finisher for any USA Luge athlete in Men's Singles Luge. Tony also holds records for most international medals won by any USA Men's Singles athlete and most US National titles won.

On October 16, 2001, Benshoof became the Guinness World Record holder for fastest speed on a luge sled at 86.6 mph (139.4 km/h) at the bobsleigh, luge, and skeleton trackmarker in Park City, Utahmarker used for the 2002 Winter Olympics.

His best Luge World Cup overall finish was third in in men's singles in 2005-6.


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