Austria at the 1972 Winter Olympics

Austria competed at the 1972 Winter Olympics in Sapporo, Japan.

Austria at the
1972 Winter Olympics
Flag of Austria.svg
IOC codeAUT
NOCAustrian Olympic Committee
Websitewww.oeoc.at (in German)
in Sapporo
Competitors40 (29 men, 11 women) in 8 sports
Flag bearerManfred Schmid (luge)
Medals
Ranked 9th
Gold
1
Silver
2
Bronze
2
Total
5
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Gold Beatrix Schuba Figure Skating Ladies Singles
  Silver Annemarie Moser-Proll Alpine Skiing Women's Downhill
  Silver Annemarie Moser-Proll Alpine Skiing Women's Giant Slalom
  Bronze Wiltrud Drexel Alpine Skiing Women's Giant Slalom
  Bronze Heinrich Messner Alpine Skiing Men's Downhill

Alpine skiingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Reinhard Tritscher Downhill 1:58.05 31
Josef Loidl 1:53.71 9
Karl Cordin 1:53.32 7
Heini Meßner 1:52.40  
Josef Loidl Giant Slalom 1:36.26 25 1:38.39 7 3:14.65 12
Werner Bleiner 1:34.18 15 1:41.78 22 3:15.96 18
Reinhard Tritscher 1:32.51 5 1:39.88 14 3:12.39 8
David Zwilling 1:32.34 4 1:39.98 15 3:12.32 7
Men's slalom
Athlete Classification Final
Time Rank Time 1 Rank Time 2 Rank Total Rank
Alfred Matt DSQ 58.44 19 55.24 12 1:53.68 14
Josef Loidl 1:44.27 2 58.60 20 DNF DNF
Reinhard Tritscher 1:44.06 3 59.43 22 DSQ DSQ
David Zwilling bye 57.30 11 54.67 8 1:51.97 7
Women
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Monika Kaserer Downhill 1:42.59 30
Brigitte Totschnig 1:40.73 15
Bernadette Rauter 1:39.84 9
Annemarie Moser-Pröll 1:37.00  
Gertrud Gabl Giant Slalom DNF
Monika Kaserer 1:33.42 13
Wiltrud Drexel 1:32.35  
Annemarie Moser-Pröll 1:30.75  
Wiltrud Drexel Slalom DNF DNF
Gertrud Gabl 47.80 11 DNF DNF
Monika Kaserer 47.59 9 46.77 5 1:34.36 7
Annemarie Moser-Pröll 47.20 6 46.83 6 1:34.03 5

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 Herbert Gruber
Josef Oberhauser
Two-man 1:16.48 6 1:16.34 5 1:14.44 9 1:14.34 6 5:01.60 8
AUT-2 Werner Delle Karth
Fritz Sperling
Two-man 1:16.99 10 1:17.91 18 1:15.84 20 1:14.61 8 5:05.35 13
Sled Athletes Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
AUT-1 Herbert Gruber
Utz Chwalla
Josef Eder
Josef Oberhauser
Four-man 1:11.20 4 1:12.46 10 1:11.11 8 1:11.00 5 4:45.77 6
AUT-2 Werner Delle Karth
Werner Moser
Walter Delle Karth
Fritz Sperling
Four-man 1:11.58 8 1:12.46 10 1:11.16 10 1:11.46 10 4:46.66 7

Cross-country skiingEdit

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
15 km Herbert Wachter 49:44.13 42
Heinrich Wallner 49:17.97 38
30 km Josef Hauser DNF
Heinrich Wallner 1'48:05.42 48
Herbert Wachter 1'44:45.67 33
Men's 4 × 10 km relay
Athletes Race
Time Rank
Herbert Wachter
Josef Hauser
Ulli Öhlböck
Heinrich Wallner
DNF

Figure skatingEdit

Men
Athlete CF FS Points Places Rank
Günter Anderl 14 16 2313.6 138 15
Women
Athlete CF FS Points Places Rank
Sonja Balun 17 17 2260.6 148 17
Beatrix Schuba 1 7 2751.5 9  

LugeEdit

Men
Athlete Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Franz Schachner 54.67 23 54.38 24 53.40 24 53.17 18 3:35.62 23
Rudolf Schmid 54.33 20 53.93 18 52.74 17 52.76 14 3:33.76 16
Josef Feistmantl 53.18 10 53.11 9 52.52 13 52.51 11 3:31.32 10
Manfred Schmid 53.06 7 52.80 8 52.19 7 52.00 6 3:30.05 7

(Men's) Doubles

Athletes Run 1 Run 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Manfred Schmid
Ewald Walch
44.92 7 44.83 6 1:29.75 7
Rudolf Schmid
Franz Schachner
45.37 10 45.31 9 1:30.68 9
Women
Athlete Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Margit Graf 46.89 16 46.92 18 46.25 15 46.23 19 3:06.29 16
Antonia Mayr 46.15 12 46.36 11 45.97 11 46.12 17 3:04.60 14
Angelika Schafferer 46.00 11 46.41 13 45.94 10 45.71 14 3:04.06 11

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
Ulli Öhlböck Individual 63.0 67.5 150.9 33 53:59.5 169.810 35 320.710 37

Ski jumpingEdit

Athlete Event Jump 1 Jump 2 Total
Distance Points Distance Points Points Rank
Max Golser Normal hill 73.0 95.5 73.5 100.3 195.8 36
Reinhold Bachler 73.5 100.3 73.5 101.3 201.6 29
Rudi Wanner 77.0 104.4 74.0 100.6 205.0 26
Rudi Wanner Large hill 79.0 69.6 83.0 82.7 152.3 46
Max Golser 86.0 84.9 78.0 68.7 153.6 43
Reinhold Bachler 88.5 88.9 89.5 90.3 179.2 24

Speed skatingEdit

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Otmar Braunecker 42.14 23
1500 m Otmar Braunecker 2:14.88 31

ReferencesEdit