HISTORY

HISTORY

One of the few winter sports disciplines contested by India internationally, the sport of Luge in Inida is governed by the Luge Federation of India, headquartered in Nainital, Uttarakhand. Established in 1994, the national federation for the luge was initially registered as the Indian Amateur Luge Association, duly recognized by the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) and the International Luge Federation (FIL), the highest governing body for luge. In 2016, the national federation for luge, IALA was renamed to Luge Federation of India. As the governing body for the conduct and coordination of the sport of Luge in India, LFI oversees participation of luge athletes in the Winter Olympics, World Championships and other competitive events.

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