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FIL secretary general Fogelis becomes president as Fendt stands down

Luger Julia Taubitz of Germany competes in a women's singles event at the 49th FIL World Luge Championships (Photo by Dmitry FeoktistovTASS via Getty Images)

International Luge Federation (FIL) secretary general Einars Fogelis has been elected as the sport’s governing body’s new president at the 68th FIL Congress held today (Friday).

Latvian Fogelis will take over from German Josef Fendt, who vacates the FIL presidency after 26 years.

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