Tin Medals: The Lugers Who at Least Showed Up

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The Austrian pair of Peter Penz and Georg Fischler finish 19th, or last, in the two-man luge. Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images

The Austrian pair of Peter Penz and Georg Fischler finish 19th, or last, in the two-man luge. Penz and Fischler’s time of 54.252 is an eternal 4.692 seconds off the pace of the gold medalist pair from Germany. In the spirit of Penz and Fischler’s effort, and harking back to an Australian pop band of long ago (which, fine, is not the same as an Austrian pop band, but we don’t know any Austrian pop bands, do you?), we present….

“Last In Luge”

I’m last in luge,

And I don’t know much,

Was I sliding too high,

Or forget how to push,

But I’m back off my feet,

And eager to wheeeee! where you wanted

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