Jessica Degenhardt and Cheyenne Rosenthal defended their women's doubles title ©Getty Images

German domination continued at the 2023 International Luge Federation (FIL) World Championships in Oberhof, as athletes from the country won all gold medals on offer.

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach was in attendance, along with sports director Kit McConnell and winter sports expert Irina Gladkikh.

Jessica Degenhardt and Cheyenne Rosenthal defended their women's doubles title while Toni Eggert and Sascha Benecken won their fifth world title in the discipline, beating Olympic champions and compatriots Tobias Wendl and Tobias Arlt.

Despite not winning a World Cup gold this season, Degenhardt and Rosenthal set track records today and claimed the top prize with an overall time of 1min 17.61sec.

Austria's Selina Egle and Lara Kipp took the silver medal, finishing 0.12sec later and the bronze medal went to Italy's Andrea Voetter and Marion Oberhofer in 1:17.80.

Eggert and Benecken took the men's doubles gold, setting the best time in both runs and won in an overall time of 1.23.51.

Beijing 2022 gold medallists Wendl and Arlt took the silver medal, 0.17sec later.

Austrians Yannick Mueller and Armin Frauscher settled for bronze, clocking 1:17.80.

The women's singles race further underlined why the Germans are specialists in luge, after all three podium spots were claimed by the hosts.

Olympic silver medallist Anna Berreiter secured her first world title with an overall time of 1:23.99.

She beat compatriot and defending champion Julia Taubitz, who crossed the line 0.05sec later.

Dajana Eitberger, who won the sprint gold yesterday, took the bronze medal in 1:24.10.

The World Championships is set to continue tomorrow with the men's singles and team relay.