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Heidi Biebl

Full name: Heidi Biebl (-Schmid, -Perlević)
Gender: Female
Height: 5'3" (159 cm)
Weight: 123 lbs (56 kg)
Born: February 17, 1941 in Oberstaufen, Bayern, Germany
Affiliations: SC Oberstaufen, Oberstaufen (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Alpine Skiing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

By the end of her career Heidi Biebl often served as co-commentator at ski races on German TV channels. In 1960 she had won the gold medal in the downhill as the youngest female ski gold medalist of all-time (thru 2013), placing fourth four years later at Innsbruck. She also started in the slalom and the giant slalom, placing fourth in 1964 slalom as her next best result. Biebl also won 30 World Cup races and 15 German titles in her career. In 1966 she retired due to differences with the German Skiing Association (DSV) and became a skiing coach, running her own skiing school. Biebl also owned a hotel in her hometown of Oberstaufen.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Winter 19 Squaw Valley Alpine Skiing Women's Downhill Germany GER 1 Gold
1960 Winter 19 Squaw Valley Alpine Skiing Women's Giant Slalom Germany GER 37
1960 Winter 19 Squaw Valley Alpine Skiing Women's Slalom Germany GER 21
1964 Winter 22 Innsbruck Alpine Skiing Women's Downhill Germany GER 4
1964 Winter 22 Innsbruck Alpine Skiing Women's Giant Slalom Germany GER AC DQ
1964 Winter 22 Innsbruck Alpine Skiing Women's Slalom Germany GER 4

Women's Downhill

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1960 Winter 19 Squaw Valley Alpine Skiing Germany Final Standings 1 1:37.6
1964 Winter 22 Innsbruck Alpine Skiing Germany Final Standings 4 1:57.87

Women's Giant Slalom

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1960 Winter 19 Squaw Valley Alpine Skiing Germany Final Standings 37 2:01.5
1964 Winter 22 Innsbruck Alpine Skiing Germany Final Standings AC DQ [2:01.76]

Women's Slalom

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1960 Winter 19 Squaw Valley Alpine Skiing Germany Final Standings 21 2:06.5
1960 Winter 19 Squaw Valley Alpine Skiing Germany Run 1 35 1:09.2
1960 Winter 19 Squaw Valley Alpine Skiing Germany Run 2 3 57.3
1964 Winter 22 Innsbruck Alpine Skiing Germany Final Standings 4 1:34.04
1964 Winter 22 Innsbruck Alpine Skiing Germany Run 1 4 44.61
1964 Winter 22 Innsbruck Alpine Skiing Germany Run 2 7 49.43