Manfred Pranger (born 25 January 1978) is an Austrian former alpine skier.[3]

Manfred Pranger
Alpine skier
Manfred Pranger Schladming 2009.jpg
Manfred Pranger, Schladming 2009
DisciplinesSlalom
ClubSK Gschnitz - Tirol
Born (1978-01-25) 25 January 1978 (age 41)
Hall in Tirol, Tyrol, Austria
Height1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)[1]
World Cup debut11 December 2000 (age 22)
RetiredMay 2014
Websitepranger.cc
Olympics
Teams2 – (2002, 2010)
Medals0
World Championships
Teams6 – (20032013)
Medals1 (1 gold)
World Cup
Seasons14 – (20012014)
Wins3 – (3 SL)
Podiums13[2]
Overall titles0
Discipline titles0

He won the gold medal in Slalom at the 2009 Alpine Skiing World Championship in Val d'Isère. He also won three Slalom races in the Alpine World Cup.

Pranger announced his retirement from competition in May 2014 after not being selected for the Austrian squad for the 2014 Winter Olympics.[1]

World cup victoriesEdit

Date Location Country Diszipline
January 23, 2005 Kitzbühel   Austria Slalom
January 25, 2005 Schladming   Austria Slalom
January 18, 2009 Wengen    Switzerland Slalom

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Manfred Pranger: "Der Körper spielt nicht mehr mit!"" [Manfred Pranger: "The body does not perform for me!"]. Kleine Zeitung (in German). 9 May 2014. Retrieved 6 January 2015.
  2. ^ "Pranger Manfred - Biographie". Federation Internationale de Ski. Retrieved 6 January 2015.
  3. ^ http://www.fis-ski.com/uk/604/613.html?sector=AL&competitorid=48900&type=result