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Toni Schmid

Full name: Anton "Toni" Schmid
Gender: Male
Born: August 22, 1909 in Furth im Wald, Bayern, Germany
Died: May 16, 1932 in Großes Wiesbachhorn, Salzburg, Austria
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Alpinism

Related Olympians: Brother of Franz Schmid.

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Toni Schmid was only a 16-year-old when he made his first remarkable climbs. Starting in 1929 he achieved first ascents of various mountain faces of the Alps including some in ice, the highlight being the first ascent of the Matterhorn North Face with his brother Franz in 1931. In May 1932 Toni Schmid fell to his death trying to climb the Northwest Face of the Wiesbachhorn in the federal state of Salzburg, previously a classic ice wall. He had been a construction engineer by profession.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 22 Los Angeles Alpinism Mixed Alpinism Germany GER 1 Gold
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