Reinhold Bachler

Reinhold Bachler (born 26 December 1944) is an Austrian former ski jumper. He was born in Eisenerz, and competed from 1968 to 1978.

Reinhold Bachler
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Country Austria
Born(1944-12-26)26 December 1944
Eisenerz, Nazi Germany
Height174 cm (5 ft 9 in)
Ski clubWSV Eisenerz
Personal best172 m (564 ft)
Planica, Yugoslavia
(20 March 1977)

CareerEdit

His best-known finish was a silver medal in the Individual Normal Hill at the 1968 Winter Olympics in Grenoble. He later worked as a coach from 1982 to 2000.

On 12 March 1967, he set the ski jumping world record distance at 154 metres (505 ft) on Vikersundbakken hill in Vikersund, Norway.[1][2]

On 20 March 1977, as trial jumper set his personal best and hill record at the same time, which lasted for two years at 172 metres (564 ft) on Velikanka bratov Gorišek K165 in Planica, Yugoslavia.[3][4]

Ski jumping world recordEdit

Date Hill Location Metres Feet
12 March 1967   Vikersundbakken Vikersund, Norway 154 505

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bachler - 154 m (page 1)" (in Slovenian). Delo. 13 March 1967.
  2. ^ "Reinhold Bachler - Vikersund 1967 - 154 m - World record". YouTube. 12 March 1967. Archived from the original on 2021-12-21.
  3. ^ "Planica 177 v številkah (page 9)" (in Slovenian). Delo. 21 March 1977.
  4. ^ "Sobota bila Bogdanova (page 11)" (in Slovenian). Delo. 21 March 1977.

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