FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 1974

The FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 1974 were held in St. Moritz, Switzerland, at Piz Nair from February 3–10, 1974.[1]

FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 1974
Host citySaint Moritz
CountrySwitzerland
Events8
Opening ceremony3 February 1974 (1974-02-03)
Closing ceremony10 February 1974 (1974-02-10)
Officially opened byFranz Jonas
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Piz Nair is located in Alps
Piz Nair
Piz Nair
Location in the Alps of Europe
Piz Nair is located in Switzerland
Piz Nair
Piz Nair
Location in Switzerland

St. Moritz hosted again in 2003, and the event is scheduled to return in 2017. It also hosted the Winter Olympics in 1948 and 1928 (no alpine skiing).

Men's competitionsEdit

DownhillEdit

Saturday, 9 February

Place Athlete Nation Time
1 David Zwilling   Austria 1:56.98
2 Franz Klammer   Austria 1:58.01
3 Willi Frommelt   Liechtenstein 1:58.16

Giant SlalomEdit

Tuesday, 5 February

Place Athlete Nation Time
1 Gustav Thöni   Italy 3:07.92
2 Hansi Hinterseer   Austria 3:08.84
3 Piero Gros   Italy 3:08.91

SlalomEdit

Sunday, 10 February

Place Athlete Nation Time
1 Gustav Thöni   Italy 1:49.98
2 David Zwilling   Austria 1:50.76
3 Francisco Fernández-Ochoa   Spain 1:51.56

CombinedEdit

Place Athlete Nation Points
1 Franz Klammer   Austria 67.88
2 Andrzej Bachleda   Poland 78.35
3 Wolfgang Junginger   West Germany 89.01

At the World Championships from 1954 through 1980, the combined was a "paper race" using the results of the three events (DH, GS, SL).

Women's competitionsEdit

DownhillEdit

Thursday, 7 February

Place Athlete Nation Time
1 Annemarie Pröll   Austria 1:50.84
2 Betsy Clifford   Canada 1:51.78
3 Wiltrud Drexel   Austria 1:52.15

Giant SlalomEdit

Sunday, 3 February

Place Athlete Nation Time
1 Fabienne Serrat   France 1:43.18
2 Traudl Treichl   West Germany 1:43.72
3 Jacqueline Rouvier   France 1.43.81

SlalomEdit

Friday, 8 February

Place Athlete Nation Time
1 Hanni Wenzel   Liechtenstein 1:34.63
2 Michèle Jacot   France 1:35.15
3 Lise-Marie Morerod    Switzerland 1:35.29

CombinedEdit

Place Athlete Nation Points
1 Fabienne Serrat   France 20.14
2 Hanni Wenzel   Liechtenstein 25.31
3 Monika Kaserer   Austria 27.44

At the World Championships from 1954 through 1980, the combined was a "paper race" using the results of the three events (DH, GS, SL).

Medals tableEdit

Place Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1   Austria 3 3 2 8
2   France 2 1 1 4
3   Italy 2 - 1 3
4   Liechtenstein 1 1 1 3
5   West Germany - 1 1 2
6   Canada - 1 - 1
  Poland - 1 - 1
8    Switzerland - - 1 1
  Spain - - 1 1

ReferencesEdit

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Coordinates: 46°30′22″N 9°47′13″E / 46.506°N 9.787°E / 46.506; 9.787