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Austria at the 1964 Winter Olympics

Austria was the host nation of the 1964 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck.

Austria at the
1964 Winter Olympics
Flag of Austria.svg
IOC codeAUT
NOCAustrian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.oeoc.at (in German)
in Innsbruck
Competitors83 (69 men, 14 women) in 10 sports
Flag bearerRegine Heitzer (figure skating)
Medals
Ranked 2nd
Gold
4
Silver
5
Bronze
3
Total
12
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Gold Egon Zimmermann Alpine skiing Men's downhill
  Gold Pepi Stiegler Alpine skiing Men's slalom
  Gold Christl Haas Alpine skiing Women's downhill
  Gold Josef Feistmantl
Manfred Stengl
Luge Men's doubles
  Silver Karl Schranz Alpine skiing Men's giant slalom
  Silver Edith Zimmermann Alpine skiing Women's downhill
  Silver Erwin Thaler
Adolf Koxeder
Josef Nairz
Reinhold Durnthaler
Bobsleigh Four-man
  Silver Regine Heitzer Figure skating Women's singles
  Silver Reinhold Senn
Helmut Thaler
Luge Men's doubles
  Bronze Pepi Stiegler Alpine skiing Men's giant slalom
  Bronze Traudl Hecher Alpine skiing Women's downhill
  Bronze Leni Thurner Luge Women's singles

Alpine skiingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Race
Time Rank
Karl Schranz Downhill 2:20.98 11
Heini Meßner 2:20.74 10
Gerhard Nenning 2:19.98 7
Egon Zimmermann 2:18.16  
Egon Zimmermann Giant Slalom DNF
Gerhard Nenning 1:49.68 6
Pepi Stiegler 1:48.05  
Karl Schranz 1:47.09  
Men's slalom
Athlete Qualifying Final
Time 1 Rank Time 2 Rank Time 1 Rank Time 2 Rank Total Rank
Hias Leitner 54.90 20 QF 1:17.07 29 1:02.57 12 2:19.64 21
Gerhard Nenning 53.60 10 QF 1:10.29 4 1:02.91 13 2:13.20 7
Karl Schranz 53.55 8 QF 1:10.04 2 1:11.54 36 2:21.58 24
Pepi Stiegler 53.41 6 QF 1:09.03 1 1:02.10 8 2:11.13  
Women
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Edda Kainz Downhill 2:02.69 22
Traudl Hecher 1:56.66  
Edith Zimmermann 1:56.42  
Christl Haas 1:55.39  
Marianne Jahn-Nutt Giant Slalom 1:55.95 13
Traudl Hecher 1:54.55 8
Edith Zimmermann 1:54.21 6
Christl Haas 1:53.86 4
Marianne Jahn-Nutt Slalom DNF DNF
Christl Haas 46.43 10 48.68 5 1:35.11 6
Edith Zimmermann 46.24 9 48.03 4 1:34.27 5
Traudl Hecher 44.52 3 DNF DNF

BiathlonEdit

Men
Event Athlete Time Misses Adjusted time 1 Rank
20 km Paul Ernst DNF DNF
Adolf Scherwitzl 1'36:12.7 6 1'48:12.7 41
Walter Müller 1'25:12.3 7 1'39:12.3 34
Hansjörg Farbmacher 1'28:11.3 4 1'36:11.3 28
1 Two minutes added per miss.

BobsleighEdit

Sled Athletes Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
AUT-1 Erwin Thaler
Josef Nairz
Two-man 1:05.72 4 1:06.98 11 1:06.48 8 1:06.33 5 4:25.51 8
AUT-2 Franz Isser
Reinhold Durnthaler
Two-man 1:06.94 11 1:06.71 9 1:07.40 15 1:07.04 10 4:28.09 9
Sled Athletes Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
AUT-1 Erwin Thaler
Adolf Koxeder
Josef Nairz
Reinhold Durnthaler
Four-man 1:03.67 3 1:03.94 3 1:03.74 3 1:04.13 3 4:15.48  
AUT-2 Paul Aste
Herbert Gruber
Andreas Arnold
Hans Stoll
Four-man 1:04.65 14 1:04.40 9 1:04.43 6 1:04.25 4 4:17.73 7

Cross-country skiingEdit

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
15 km Günther Rieger 1'01:07.3 59
Anton Kogler 59:10.6 53
Hubert Schrott 59:01.7 52
Hermann Lackner 58:04.0 48
30 km Franz Vetter DNF
Hermann Mayr 1'48:53.3 56
Hansjörg Farbmacher 1'41:37.1 36
Andreas Janc 1'40:23.3 31
50 km Hermann Mayr 3'08:48.6 33
Andreas Janc 2'58:43.8 21
Men's 4 × 10 km relay
Athletes Race
Time Rank
Günther Rieger
Hansjörg Farbmacher
Anton Kogler
Andreas Janc
2'34:48.9 11
Women
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
5 km Heiderun Ludwig 20:11.3 20
10 km Heiderun Ludwig 47:27.6 25

Figure skatingEdit

Men
Athlete CF FS Points Places Rank
Wolfgang Schwarz 17 13 1695.9 127 15
Peter Jonas 9 6 1752.0 79 7
Emmerich Danzer 5 3 1824.0 42 5
Women
Athlete CF FS Points Places Rank
Ingrid Ostler 16 20 1684.8 171 20
Helli Sengtschmid 18 3 1782.1 85 9
Regine Heitzer 2 5 1945.5 22  
Pairs
Athletes Points Places Rank
Ingeborg Strell
Ferdinand Dedovich
83.6 129 15
Gerlinde Schönbauer
Wilhelm Bietak
87.7 108 12

Ice hockeyEdit

First RoundEdit

Winners (in bold) qualified for the Group A to play for 1st-8th places. Teams, which lost their qualification matches, played in Group B for 9th-16th places.

Team 1  Score  Team 2
  Austria 2–8   Finland

Consolation RoundEdit

Rank Team Pld W L T GF GA Pts
9   Poland 7 6 1 0 40 13 12
10   Norway 7 5 2 0 40 19 10
11   Japan 7 4 2 1 35 31 9
12   Romania 7 3 3 1 31 28 7
13   Austria 7 3 3 1 24 28 7
14   Yugoslavia 7 3 3 1 29 37 7
15   Italy 7 2 5 0 24 42 4
16   Hungary 7 0 7 0 14 39 0
  • Austria 6-2 Yugoslavia
  • Austria 3-0 Hungary
  • Austria 5-5 Japan
  • Austria 2-5 Romania
  • Austria 5-3 Italy
  • Austria 2-8 Norway
  • Austria 1-5 Poland
Contestants
Adolf Bachura
Horst Kakl
Dieter Kalt
Christian Kirchberger
Hermann Knoll
Eduard Mössmer
Tassilo Neuwirth
Alfred Püls
Sepp Puschnig
Erich Romauch
Fritz Spielmann
Sel Saint John
Gustav Tischer
Friedrich Turek
Fritz Wechselberger
Erich Winkler
Walter Znenahlik

LugeEdit

Men
Athlete Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Franz Tiefenbacher 53.31 11 53.04 8 54.00 13 53.51 8 3:33.86 8
Manfred Schmid 53.27 10 52.86 7 53.82 12 54.09 13 3:34.04 9
Reinhold Senn 52.32 5 1:03.85 28 53.43 7 53.37 5 3:42.97 21
Josef Feistmantl 52.14 4 52.58 4 53.51 8 53.11 3 3:31.34 5

(Men's) Doubles

Athletes Run 1 Run 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Josef Feistmantl
Manfred Stengl
50.57 1 51.05 2 1:41.62  
Reinhold Senn
Helmut Thaler
51.02 2 50.89 1 1:41.91  
Women
Athlete Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Antonia Lanthaler 54.30 11 DNF DNF
Friederike Matejka 53.61 8 52.98 5 53.94 8 54.15 9 3:34.68 7
Leni Thurner 52.08 4 52.08 3 52.42 5 52.48 3 3:29.06  

Nordic combinedEdit

Events:

  • normal hill ski jumping (Three jumps, best two counted and shown here.)
  • 15 km cross-country skiing
Athlete Event Ski Jumping Cross-country Total
Distance 1 Distance 2 Points Rank Time Points Rank Points Rank
Leopold Kohl Individual 57.0 64.5 181.6 25 57:09.8 160.26 29 341.86 28
Waldemar Heigenhauser 67.5 67.0 210.4 11 56:24.1 168.32 25 378.72 19
Willy Köstinger 70.5 66.5 225.5 5 54:35.5 188.18 18 413.68 10
Franz Scherübl 54.5 61.0 169.6 27 56:19.9 169.00 24 338.60 29

Ski jumpingEdit

Athletes performed three jumps, the best two were counted and are shown here.

Athlete Event Jump 1 Jump 2 Total
Distance Points Distance Points Points Rank
Willi Egger Normal hill 71.0 94.5 71.5 92.9 187.4 44
Sepp Lichtenegger 75.0 102.1 75.0 103.3 205.4 11
Otto Leodolter 74.0 99.7 72.0 97.6 197.3 28
Baldur Preiml 75.0 101.1 76.0 103.5 204.6 13
Sepp Lichtenegger Large hill 87.0 102.0 68.0 77.9 179.9 43
Otto Leodolter 87.0 101.1 85.0 102.9 204.0 17
Willi Egger 86.5 100.0 87.0 106.0 206.0 12
Baldur Preiml 87.0 106.0 78.0 97.2 203.2 18

Speed skatingEdit

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Peter Toyfl 43.7 36
Manfred Zojer 43.5 35
1500 m Erich Korbel DSQ
Josef Reisinger 2:27.8 51
Peter Toyfl 2:24.2 48
Hermann Strutz 2:18.0 33
5000 m Gerhard Strutz 8:50.4 42
Reinhold Seeböck 8:29.6 37
Hermann Strutz 7:48.3 5
10,000 m Hermann Strutz 16:42.6 11

ReferencesEdit