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Peter Müller (born 6 October 1957) is a former World Cup alpine ski racer from Switzerland.[1]

Peter Müller
Piccard, Zurbriggen, Müller 1989 Paraguay stamp.jpg
Peter Müller (right) at the 1988 Olympics
Personal information
Born6 October 1957 (1957-10-06) (age 61)
Adliswil, Switzerland
Height184 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Weight84 kg (185 lb)
Sport
SportAlpine skiing
ClubZürich-Lev

A world champion in 1987 in the downhill, Müller was a silver medalist the downhill in two world championships (1985 and 1989) and two Olympic games (1984 and 1988).[1]

Müller won the World Cup season title in the downhill in 1979, 1980, and 1982 (tied with Steve Podborski of Canada). Müeller finished second in the World Cup downhill standings in 1985, 1986, and 1987. His best finish in the overall standings was fourth, which he achieved three times.

Müller retired from international competition following the 1992 season with 24 World Cup victories (19 downhill, 2 Super-G, 3 combined). Afterwards he competed in orienteering.[1]

Contents

World Cup resultsEdit

Season standingsEdit

Season Age Overall Slalom Giant
Slalom
Super G Downhill Combined
1977 19 24 16 not
run
21 not
awarded
1978 20 36 18
1979 21 15 39 1
1980 22 9 1
1981 23 5 3 3
1982 24 4 1 13
1983 25 7 15 not
awarded
7 7
1984 26 24 30 14 11
1985 27 4 46 2 3
1986 28 4 5 2 6
1987 29 9 2
1988 30 9 19 5 9
1989 31 12 18 6 8
1990 32 107 33
1991 33 63 23
1992 34 81 27

Season titlesEdit

Season Discipline
1979 Downhill
1980 Downhill
1982^ Downhill

^ tie with Steve Podborski of Canada

Individual racesEdit

  • 24 wins – (19 DH, 2 SG, 3 K)
  • 51 podiums – (41 DH, 3 SG, 7 K)
Season Date Location Discipline
1979 1 February 1979   Villars-sur-Ollon, Switzerland Downhill
1980 16 December 1979   Val Gardena, Italy Downhill
6 January 1980   Pra-Loup, France Downhill
19 January 1980   Wengen, Switzerland Downhill
1981 9 December 1980   Madonna di Campiglio, Italy Combined
14 December 1980   Val Gardena, Italy Downhill
1982 27 February 1982   Whistler, Canada Downhill
5 March 1982   Aspen, USA Downhill
6 March 1982 Downhill
1983 12 December 1982   Val-d'Isère, France Super G
1985 9 March 1985   Aspen, USA Downhill
16 March 1985   Panorama, Canada Downhill
1986 27 January 1986   Garmisch, West Germany Combined
3 February 1986   Crans-Montana, Switzerland Super G
Combined
8 February 1986   Morzine, France Downhill
21 February 1986   Åre, Sweden Downhill
8 March 1986   Aspen, USA Downhill
1987 15 August 1986   Las Leñas, Argentina Downhill
28 February 1987   Furano, Japan Downhill
14 March 1987   Calgary, Canada Downhill
1988 16 January 1988   Bad Kleinkirchheim, Austria Downhill
12 March 1988   Beaver Creek, USA Downhill
1989 9 December 1988   Val Gardena, Italy Downhill

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Peter Müller". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.

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