FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 1962

The FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 1962 were held in France from 10–18 February at Chamonix in Haute-Savoie.[1]

FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 1962
Host cityChamonix, Haute-Savoie
CountryFrance
Events8
Opening ceremony10 February 1962 (1962-02-10)
Closing ceremony18 February 1962 (1962-02-18)
Officially opened byCharles de Gaulle
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Chamonix is located in Alps
Chamonix
Chamonix
Location in the Alps of Europe
Chamonix is located in France
Chamonix
Chamonix
Location in France

Chamonix previously hosted the alpine world championships in 1937, and also the first Winter Olympics in 1924, but without alpine skiing, which debuted in 1936.

Men's competitionsEdit

DownhillEdit

Date: February 18

Placing Country Athlete Time
1   Austria Karl Schranz 2:24.33 min
2   France Émile Viollat 2:24.82 min
3   Austria Egon Zimmermann 2:25.13 min

Giant SlalomEdit

Date: February 15

Placing Country Athlete Time
1   Austria Egon Zimmermann 1:38.97 min
2   Austria Karl Schranz 1:39.12 min
3   Austria Martin Burger 1:39.42 min

SlalomEdit

Date: February 12

Placing Country Athlete Time
1   France Charles Bozon 2:21.67 min
2   France Guy Périllat 2:23.07 min
3   Austria Gerhard Nenning 2:24.20 min

CombinedEdit

Placing Country Athlete Points
1   Austria Karl Schranz 11.04
2   Austria Gerhard Nenning 33.21
3   West Germany Ludwig Leitner 64.70

Women's competitionsEdit

DownhillEdit

Date: February 18

Placing Country Athlete Time
1   Austria Christl Haas 2:09.08 min
2   Italy Pia Riva 2:12.31 min
3   United States Barbara Ferries 2:13.76 min

Giant SlalomEdit

Date: February 11

Placing Country Athlete Time
1   Austria Marianne Jahn 1:41.53 min
2   Austria Erika Netzer 1:41.60 min
3   United States Joan Hannah 1:41.72 min

SlalomEdit

Date: February 14

Placing Country Athlete Time
1   Austria Marianne Jahn 1:34.84 min
2   France Marielle Goitschel 1:36.30 min
3   Austria Erika Netzer 1:38.12 min

CombinedEdit

Placing Country Athlete Points
1   France Marielle Goitschel 41.13
2   Austria Marianne Jahn 44.78
3   Austria Erika Netzer 48.33

Medals tableEdit

Place Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1   Austria 6 4 5 15
2   France 2 3 5
3   Italy 1 1
4   United States 2 2
5   West Germany 1 1

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Coordinates: 45°55′N 6°52′E / 45.92°N 6.87°E / 45.92; 6.87