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Sigrid Wolf

Sigrid Wolf
Personal information
Born 14 February 1964 (1964-02-14) (age 52)
Breitenwang, Austria
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 67 kg (148 lb)
Sport
Sport Alpine skiing
Club Skiverein Elbigenalp

Sigrid Wolf (born 14 February 1964) is an Austrian former Alpine skier.

She came in the spotlight when she placed fourth in the downhill in Santa Caterina in 1985. Sigrid Wolf won the Super-G gold medal at the 1988 Olympics in Calgary ahead of Michela Figini and Karen Percy. This was the first time it was ever arranged a Super-G competition at the Olympic games. One year later she won a silver medal in the same discipline at the World Championships in Vail, Colorado.[1]

Wolf was chosen as Austrian Sportswoman of the Year in 1987 and 1988, and in 1996 was awarded a gold medal for services to the Austrian Republic. She retired in December 1990 due to a knee injury.[1]

World Cup victories

Date Location Race
7 March 1987 Calgary Downhill
13 March 1987 Vail Downhill
14 March 1987 Vail Downhill
28 November 1987 Sestriere Super-G
5 January 1988 Tignes Super-G
26 February 1989 Steamboat Springs Super-G
17 December 1989 Panorama Super-G
27 January 1990 Santa Caterina Super-G

References

  1. ^ a b Sigrid Wolf. sports-reference.com
Awards
Preceded by
Roswitha Steiner
Austrian Sportswoman of the year
1987–1988
Succeeded by
Ulrike Maier
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