FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 1989

The FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 1989 were held February 2–12 in the United States at Vail, Colorado.[1] Outside of the Winter Olympics of 1960 and 1980, the alpine world championships returned to the U.S. for the first time since 1950, which were also in Colorado at Aspen.

FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 1989
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Host cityVail, Colorado
CountryUnited States
Events10
Opening ceremonyFebruary 2
Closing ceremonyFebruary 12
Officially opened byGeorge H. W. Bush
Main venueVail
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Vail is located in the United States
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Vail
Location in the United States
Vail is located in Colorado
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Location in Colorado

Vail and Beaver Creek later hosted the World Championships a decade later, in 1999, and again in 2015.

Men's competitionsEdit

DownhillEdit

Monday, February 6

Medal Name Country Time Diff
Gold Hans-Jörg Tauscher   West Germany 2:10.39
Silver Peter Müller     Switzerland 2:10.58 + 0.19
Bronze Karl Alpiger     Switzerland 2:10.67 + 0.28
Source:[2]

Super-GEdit

Wednesday, February 8

Medal Name Country Time
Gold Martin Hangl     Switzerland 1:38.81
Silver Pirmin Zurbriggen     Switzerland 1:39.09
Bronze Tomaž Čižman   Yugoslavia 1:39.18
Source:[3][4]

Giant SlalomEdit

Thursday, February 9

Medal Name Country Time
Gold Rudolf Nierlich   Austria 2:37.66
Silver Helmut Mayer   Austria 2:39.28
Bronze Pirmin Zurbriggen     Switzerland 2:39.38
Source:[5]

SlalomEdit

Sunday, February 12

Medal Name Country Time
Gold Rudolf Nierlich   Austria 2:02.85
Silver Armin Bittner   West Germany 2:03.29
Bronze Marc Girardelli   Luxembourg 2:03.65
Source:[6][7]

CombinationEdit

Monday, January 30, and Friday, February 3

Medal Name Country Points
Gold Marc Girardelli   Luxembourg 4.76
Silver Paul Accola     Switzerland 16.26
Bronze Günther Mader   Austria 31.49
Source:[8]

Women's competitionsEdit

DownhillEdit

Sunday, February 5

Medal Name Country Time
Gold Maria Walliser     Switzerland 1:46.50
Silver Karen Percy   Canada 1:48.00
Bronze Karin Dedler   West Germany 1:48.01
Source:[9][10]

Super-GEdit

Wednesday, February 8

Medal Name Country Time
Gold Ulrike Maier   Austria 1:19.46
Silver Sigrid Wolf   Austria 1:19.49
Bronze Michaela Gerg   West Germany 1:19.50
Source:[3][4]

Giant SlalomEdit

Saturday, February 11

Medal Name Country Time
Gold Vreni Schneider     Switzerland 2:29.37
Silver Carole Merle   France 2:30.50
Bronze Mateja Svet   Yugoslavia 2:31.92
Source:[11]

SlalomEdit

Tuesday, February 7

Medal Name Country Time
Gold Mateja Svet   Yugoslavia 1:30.88
Silver Vreni Schneider     Switzerland 1:31.49
Bronze Tamara McKinney   United States 1:31.66
Source:[12][13]

CombinationEdit

Sunday, January 29, and Thursday, February 2

Medal Name Country Points
Gold Tamara McKinney   United States 5.65
Silver Vreni Schneider     Switzerland 26.63
Bronze Brigitte Oertli     Switzerland 32.88
Source:[14][15]

Medals tableEdit

Place Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1     Switzerland 3 5 3 11
2   Austria 3 2 1 6
3   West Germany 1 1 2 4
4   Yugoslavia 1 2 3
5   Luxembourg 1 1 2
  United States 1 1 2
7   France 1 1
  Canada 1 1

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ de.wikipedia.org Alpine Skiweltmeisterschaft 1989
  2. ^ "Tauscher scores surprising victory in men's downhill". News and Courier. (Charleston, SC). Associated Press. February 7, 1989. p. 3C.
  3. ^ a b "Hangl, Maier look super in super-G races". Spokesman-Review. (Spokane, Washington). Associated Press. February 9, 1989. p. D3.
  4. ^ a b "World Championships: Women's, Men's Super-G". Spokesman-Review. (Spokane, Washington). Associated Press. February 9, 1989. p. D4.
  5. ^ "World Alpine: Men's giant slalom". Spokesman-Review. (Spokane, Washington). Associated Press. February 10, 1989. p. C4.
  6. ^ "Nierlich collects second gold". Spokesman-Review. (Spokane, Washington). Associated Press. February 13, 1989. p. C3.
  7. ^ "World Alpine: Men's slalom". Spokesman-Review. (Spokane, Washington). Associated Press. February 13, 1989. p. C2.
  8. ^ "World Alpine: Men's combined". Spokesman-Review. (Spokane, Washington). Associated Press. February 4, 1989. p. B4.
  9. ^ "Swiss skier takes women's downhill". Spokesman-Review. (Spokane, Washington). Associated Press. February 6, 1989. p. C4.
  10. ^ "World Championships: Women's downhill". Spokesman-Review. (Spokane, Washington). Associated Press. February 6, 1989. p. C2.
  11. ^ "Schneider pockets gold medal". Eugene Register-Guard. (Oregon). Associated Press. February 12, 1989. p. 9G.
  12. ^ "Svet finally gets medal and it's gold". Spokesman-Review. (Spokane, Washington). Associated Press. February 8, 1989. p. D3.
  13. ^ "World Championships: Women's slalom". Spokesman-Review. (Spokane, Washington). Associated Press. February 8, 1989. p. D4.
  14. ^ "World Alpine Championships: Women's slalom combined". Spokesman-Review. (Spokane, Washington). Associated Press. January 30, 1989. p. C4.
  15. ^ "World Alpine Championships: Women's combined". Spokesman-Review. (Spokane, Washington). Associated Press. February 3, 1989. p. C3.

External linksEdit

  • FIS-ski.com – results – 1989 World Championships – Vail, Colorado, USA
  • FIS-ski.com – results – World Championships
  • Ski-db.com - 1989 Vail - Alpine World Ski Championships

Coordinates: 39°38′N 106°22′W / 39.64°N 106.37°W / 39.64; -106.37