Otto Preißecker

Otto Preißecker also Preissecker (3 August 1898 – 30 May 1963) was an Austrian figure skater who competed in men's singles and pairs. As a single skater, he became a three-time World medalist (silver in 1926 and 1927, bronze in 1925), a three-time European medalist (silver in 1926, bronze in 1925 and 1928), and a three-time national champion (1926–1928). As a pair skater with Gisela Hochhaltinger, he was the 1930 European bronze medalist and a two-time national silver medalist.

Otto Preißecker
Personal information
Alternative namesOtto Preissecker
Country representedAustria
Born(1898-08-03)3 August 1898
Vienna
Died30 May 1963(1963-05-30) (aged 64)
Innsbruck
PartnerGisela Hochhaltinger
Retiredc. 1930
Medal record
Representing  Austria
Figure skating
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 1926 Berlin Men's singles
Silver medal – second place 1927 Davos Men's singles
Bronze medal – third place 1925 Vienna Men's singles
European Championships
Silver medal – second place 1926 Davos Men's singles
Bronze medal – third place 1925 Triberg Men's singles
Bronze medal – third place 1928 Troppau Men's singles
Bronze medal – third place 1930 Vienna Pairs

ResultsEdit

Men's singlesEdit

International
Event 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928
World Championships 6th 3rd 2nd 2nd
European Championships 4th 3rd 2nd 3rd
National
Austrian Championships 3rd 3rd 1st 1st 1st

Pairs with HochhaltingerEdit

International
Event 1929 1930
World Championships 4th
European Championships 3rd
National
Austrian Championships 2nd 2nd

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