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Marianne Seltsam

Full name: Marianne Seltsam
Gender: Female
Born: May 16, 1932 in Tegernsee, Bayern, Germany
Died: February 6, 2014 in Gmund am Tegernsee, Bayern, Germany
Affiliations: SV Tegernsee, Tegernsee (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Alpine Skiing

Biography

Marianne Seltsam was one of Germany’s best alpine skiers during the 1950s. She placed 10th in the giant slalom at the 1952 Oslo Winter Games and was 12th four years later, also taking part in the slalom at both Games. In 1950, when she was just starting her successful career in alpine skiing, Seltsam broke her leg taking part in the German Championships in Schleching, Bavaria. Her most important international performance came in 1953, when she won all three alpine events at the FIS-races in Sestriere, Italy. The same year, she again broke her leg in Schleching, this time practising for the German Championships. In 1954 Seltsam finally won a German championship in slalom, and was elected German Sportswoman of the Year. She started her sports career as a figure skater and was also active in her father’s domain, motocross cycling.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Winter 19 Oslo Alpine Skiing Women's Giant Slalom Germany GER 10
1952 Winter 19 Oslo Alpine Skiing Women's Slalom Germany GER 35
1956 Winter 23 Cortina d'Ampezzo Alpine Skiing Women's Giant Slalom Germany GER 12
1956 Winter 23 Cortina d'Ampezzo Alpine Skiing Women's Slalom Germany GER AC DQ

Women's Giant Slalom

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1952 Winter 19 Oslo Alpine Skiing Germany Final Standings 10 2:14.1
1956 Winter 23 Cortina d'Ampezzo Alpine Skiing Germany Final Standings 12 2:01.4

Women's Slalom

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T PT
1952 Winter 19 Oslo Alpine Skiing Germany Final Standings 35 3:05.8
1952 Winter 19 Oslo Alpine Skiing Germany Run 1 29 1:15.5 0:05
1952 Winter 19 Oslo Alpine Skiing Germany Run 2 37 1:50.3 0:00
1956 Winter 23 Cortina d'Ampezzo Alpine Skiing Germany Final Standings AC DQ
1956 Winter 23 Cortina d'Ampezzo Alpine Skiing Germany Run 1 AC DQ