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Helmut Mayer

Full name: Helmut Mayer
Gender: Male
Born: March 4, 1966 in Waiern, Kärnten, Austria
Affiliations: SC Mirnock, Afritz am See (AUT)
Country: AUT Austria
Sport: Alpine Skiing

Related Olympians: Father of Matthias Mayer.

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Helmut Mayer won three major international silver medals, with Olympic silver in 1988 at Calgary in the Super-G, a World Championship silver in giant slalom at Vail/Beaver Creek in 1989, and a silver in giant slalom at the 1984 World Junior Championships at Sugarloaf, Maine. He won one World Cup race, a giant slalom at Kranjska Gora, Slovenia in December 1987. During his career, which ended in 1993, Mayer had six podiums in World Cup races, with two Super-G and two GS bronzes, and a bronze in parallel slalom, in addition to his one victory. Earlier in his career, in Europa Cup racing, Mayer won the giant slalom and Super-G in 1987 and was overall champion that year, as well. He was a four-time Austrian champion, winning the Super-G in 1989 and giant slalom titles in 1986, 1991, and 1993.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Winter 21 Calgary Alpine Skiing Men's Super G Austria AUT 2 Silver
1988 Winter 21 Calgary Alpine Skiing Men's Giant Slalom Austria AUT 7

Men's Super G

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1988 Winter 21 Calgary Alpine Skiing Austria Final Standings 2 1:40.96

Men's Giant Slalom

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1988 Winter 21 Calgary Alpine Skiing Austria Final Standings 7 2:09.09
1988 Winter 21 Calgary Alpine Skiing Austria Run 1 10 1:06.32
1988 Winter 21 Calgary Alpine Skiing Austria Run 2 3 1:02.77
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