FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 1987

The FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 1987 were held in Crans-Montana, Switzerland, from 27 January to 8 February 1987.[1]

FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 1987
Host cityCrans-Montana
CountrySwitzerland
Events10
Opening ceremony27 January 1987 (1987-01-27)
Closing ceremony8 February 1987 (1987-02-08)
Officially opened byPierre Aubert
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Crans-Montana is located in Alps
Crans-Montana
Crans-Montana
Location in the Alps of Europe
Crans-Montana is located in Switzerland
Crans-Montana
Crans-Montana
Location in Switzerland

The alpine world championships included Super-G for the first time;[2] it was first run on the World Cup level four seasons earlier, in December 1982.

The host Swiss team won eight gold medals out of ten, including all five women's events.

Men's competitionsEdit

DownhillEdit

Date: January 31

Placing Country Athlete Time
1    Switzerland Peter Müller 2:07:80
2    Switzerland Pirmin Zurbriggen 2:08.13
3    Switzerland Karl Alpiger 2:08.20
Source:[3]

Super-GEdit

Date: February 2

Placing Country Athlete Time
1     Switzerland Pirmin Zurbriggen 1:19.93
2   Luxembourg Marc Girardelli 1:20.80
3   West Germany Markus Wasmeier 1:21.08
Source:[2]

Giant SlalomEdit

Date: February 4

Placing Country Athlete Time
1     Switzerland Pirmin Zurbriggen 2:32.38
2   Luxembourg Marc Girardelli 2:32.45
3   Italy Alberto Tomba 2:33.13
Source:[4]

SlalomEdit

Date: February 8

Placing Country Athlete Time
1   West Germany Frank Wörndl 1:54.63
2   Austria Günther Mader 1:54.82
3   West Germany Armin Bittner 1:55.03
Source:[5]

CombinationEdit

Date: January 27, February 1

Placing Country Athlete Points
1   Luxembourg Marc Girardelli 28.27
2     Switzerland Pirmin Zurbriggen 30.54
3   Austria Günther Mader 41.96
Source:[6]

Women's competitionsEdit

DownhillEdit

Date: February 1

Placing Country Athlete Time
1     Switzerland Maria Walliser 1:43.80
2     Switzerland Michela Figini 1:44.11
3   West Germany Regine Mösenlechner 1:44.86
Source:[6]

Super-GEdit

Date: February 3

Placing Country Athlete Time
1     Switzerland Maria Walliser 1:19.17
2     Switzerland Michela Figini 1:20.18
3   Yugoslavia Mateja Svet 1.20.23
Source:[7][8]

Giant SlalomEdit

Date: February 5

Placing Country Athlete Time
1     Switzerland Vreni Schneider 2:21.22
2   Yugoslavia Mateja Svet 2:21.78
3     Switzerland Maria Walliser 2:23.51
Source:[9]

SlalomEdit

Date: February 7

Placing Country Athlete Time
1     Switzerland Erika Hess 1:33.30
2   Austria Roswitha Steiner 1:33.55
3   Yugoslavia Mateja Svet 1:34.49
Source:[10]

CombinationEdit

Date: January 29–30

Placing Country Athlete Points
1     Switzerland Erika Hess 15.32
2   Austria Sylvia Eder 18.66
3   United States Tamara McKinney 24.41
Source:[11][12]

Medals tableEdit

Place Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1    Switzerland 8 4 2 14
2   Luxembourg 1 2 - 3
3   West Germany 1 - 3 4
4   Austria - 3 1 4
5   Yugoslavia - 1 2 3
6   Italy - - 1 1
  United States - - 1 1

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ de:Alpine Skiweltmeisterschaft 1987
  2. ^ a b "Skiers differ on benefits of new event". Eugene Register-Guard. (Oregon). Associated Press. February 3, 1987. p. 3D.
  3. ^ "Skiing: Downhill". Eugene Register-Guard. (Oregon). February 1, 1987. p. 8E.
  4. ^ "Zurbriggen claims second gold". Eugene Register-Guard. (Oregon). February 5, 1987. p. 4C.
  5. ^ "West German upsets winner in slalom race". Eugene Register-Guard. (Oregon). Associated Press. February 9, 1987. p. 2B.
  6. ^ a b "Girardelli wins combined title". Eugene Register-Guard. (Oregon). Associated Press. February 2, 1987. p. 4B.
  7. ^ "Swiss win fifth gold in world skiing". Spokesman-Review. (Spokane, Washington). Associated Press. February 4, 1987. p. D4.
  8. ^ "Women's Super G". Spokesman-Review. (Spokane, Washington). Associated Press. February 4, 1987. p. D4.
  9. ^ "Alpine World Championships: Women's giant slalom". Eugene Register-Guard. (Oregon). Associated Press. February 6, 1987. p. 2D.
  10. ^ "Swiss masters wild ski race; American falls". Eugene Register-Guard. (Oregon). wire services. February 8, 1987. p. 10B.
  11. ^ "Women's Combined Slalom". Spokesman-Review. (Spokane, Washington). Associated Press. January 30, 1987. p. 27.
  12. ^ "Women's Combined: final standings". Spokesman-Review. (Spokane, Washington). Associated Press. January 31, 1987. p. B4.

External linksEdit

  • FIS-ski.com - results - 1987 World Championships - Crans-Montana, Switzerland
  • FIS-ski.com - results - World Championships
  • Ski-db.com - 1987 Crans-Montana - Alpine World Ski Championships


Coordinates: 46°19′N 7°29′E / 46.31°N 7.48°E / 46.31; 7.48