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Walter Prager

Walter Prager

Medal record
Competitor for   Switzerland
Men’s Alpine skiing
World Championship
Gold medal – first place 1931 Mürren Downhill
Gold medal – first place 1933 Innsbruck Downhill

Walter Prager (2 April 1910 - 1984) was a Swiss alpine skier.

At the 1931 World Championship in Mürren, Prager became the first World Champion in downhill skiing. He also won the 1933 downhill championship.

Later on, Prager successfully coached the Dartmouth Ski Team both before and after World War II. During the war, he was drafted and was one of the first soldiers to join the 10th Mountain Division.

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