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Franz Pfnür

Full name: Franz Pfnür
Nickname(s): Bi Dui
Gender: Male
Born: November 21, 1908 in Berchtesgaden, Bayern, Germany
Died: September 21, 1996
Affiliations: SC Schellenberg, Marktschellenberg (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Alpine Skiing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Franz Pfnür became the first Olympic Champion in alpine skiing in 1936, winning the alpine combined just ahead of his teammate Gustav Lantschner. In 1934 he was runner-up in alpine combined and the downhill at the World Championship, winning the gold medal in the slalom. In 1937 Pfnür became a member of the SS and was employed in the Race and Settlement Main Office. During World War II he was seriously wounded in 1944 and was close to death for almost 15 months. After World War II he was never arraigned for his involvement in war crimes.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Winter 27 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Alpine Skiing Men's Combined Germany GER 1 Gold

Men's Combined

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS T PT
1936 Winter 27 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Alpine Skiing Germany Final Standings 1 99.25
1936 Winter 27 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Alpine Skiing Germany Downhill 2 98.49 4:51.8
1936 Winter 27 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Alpine Skiing Germany Slalom 1 100.00 2:26.6
1936 Winter 27 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Alpine Skiing Germany Slalom Run 1 1 1:12.1 0:00
1936 Winter 27 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Alpine Skiing Germany Slalom Run 2 1 1:14.5 0:00