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Michaela Dorfmeister

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Michaela Dorfmeister

Medal record
Women's alpine skiing
Competitor for  Austria
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2006 Turin Downhill
Gold medal – first place 2006 Turin Super-G
Silver medal – second place 1998 Nagano Super-G
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2001 St. Anton Downhill
Gold medal – first place 2003 St. Moritz Super-G
Silver medal – second place 1999 Vail Downhill
Bronze medal – third place 1999 Vail Super-G

Michaela Dorfmeister (born 25 March 1973 in Vienna) is a former professional alpine skier from Austria. Her specialities are both the downhill and the super-G disciplines, although she skis in and has had success in giant slalom.


The only daughter of a butcher by trade, Dorfmeister lived in Vienna until she was 6. She later studied at the Schladming ski academy, which has produced many of Austria's skiing greats.

Dorfmeister raced her first international season in 1983 and entered her first World Cup race in 1991 at Serre Chevalier coming 26th. Her first podium place was in 1995 at the St. Anton downhill when she was 1st. This was followed by a total of 25 victories (7 in downhill, 10 in super-G and 8 in giant slalom)

In 2000 she won the World Cup for giant slalom, and in 2002 the aggregate World Cup. She won two more speciality World Cups, in 2003 (downhill) and 2005 (super-G). At the 2006 Winter Olympics, she won the gold medal in the downhill and super-G races.

Dorfmeister's win in the Hafjell super-G on 3 March 2006 made her the oldest woman to win an Alpine Skiing World Cup race. [1]

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