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Perrine Pelen

Olympic medal record
Women's alpine skiing
Competitor for  France
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1984 Sarajevo Slalom
Bronze medal – third place 1980 Lake Placid Slalom
Bronze medal – third place 1984 Sarajevo Giant Slalom
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1985 Vail Slalom
Silver medal – second place 1982 Schladming Slalom
Silver medal – second place 1982 Schladming Combined

Perrine Pelen (born July 3, 1960) is a former World Cup alpine ski racer from France. Born at Boulogne-Billancourt, she made her World Cup debut at age 16 in December 1976 and won three slalom races that 1977 season.

Pelen won the bronze medal at the 1980 Winter Olympics in slalom; in the 1984 Olympics she won the silver medal in slalom and the bronze one in the giant slalom. She won the silver medal in slalom and combined at the 1982 World Championships. In 1985 she won the gold medal in slalom at the 1985 World Championships.

Perrine Pelen won 14 World Cup races. She won the season title in the slalom in the 1980 season, and was runner-up in the slalom standings in 1977 and 1978, and took third in 1981, 1984, 1985, and 1986.

She spent ten seasons on the World Cup circuit, and retired from competition following the 1986 season.

World Cup results

Season standings

Season Age Overall Slalom Giant
Slalom
Downhill Combined
1977 16 7 2 12
1978 17 6 2 11
1979 18 9 4 13
1980 19 4 1 2 14
1981 20 6 3 9 8
1982 21 8 5 6 14
1983 22 16 11 16
1984 23 10 3 9
1985 24 12 3 19
1986 25 13 3 12 22

Season titles

Season Discipline
1980 Slalom

Individual races

  • 15 wins - (15 SL)
  • 43 podiums - (7 GS, 36 SL)
Season Date Location Discipline
1977 26 Jan 1977 Crans-Montana, Switzerland Slalom
28 Jan 1977 Saint-Gervais, France Slalom
5 Mar 1977 Sun Valley, USA Slalom
1978 10 Dec 1977 Cervinia, Italy Slalom
8 Feb 1978 Saint-Gervais, France Slalom
5 Mar 1978 Stratton Mountain, USA Slalom
1979 18 Mar 1979 Furano, Japan Slalom
1980 9 Jan 1980 Berchtesgaden, West Germany Slalom
25 Jan 1980 Saint-Gervais, France Slalom
29 Feb 1980 Waterville Valley, USA Slalom
8 Mar 1980 Vysoké Tatry, Czechoslovakia Slalom
1981 18 Dec 1980 Altenmarkt, Austria Slalom
21 Dec 1980 Bormio, Italy Slalom
1984 14 Jan 1984 Badgastein, Austria Slalom
1985 1 Dec 1984 Courmayeur, Italy Slalom

External links

  • Perrine Pelen at the International Ski Federation
  • FIS-ski.com - World Cup standings - Perrine Pelen - 1977-86
  • Ski-db.com - results - Perrine Pelen
  • Sports Reference.com - Olympic results - Perrine Pelen


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