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Anton Steiner

Full name: Anton Steiner
Nickname(s): Jimmy
Gender: Male
Height: 5-6.5 (170 cm)
Weight: 161 lbs (73 kg)
Born: September 20, 1958 in Lienz, Tirol, Austria
Affiliations: Union Prägraten, Prägraten am Großvenediger (AUT)
Country: AUT Austria
Sport: Alpine Skiing

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Anton Steiner made his World Cup début in 1975 and raced internationally through the 1988 season, appearing at four Winter Olympics. His only Olympic medal was a bronze in the downhill at the 1984 Sarajevo Olympics. He added another bronze in the combined event in the 1982 World Championships at Schladming. Steiner won five World Cup races in his career, twice in downhill and three times in the combined, and had 17 World Cup podiums, mostly in downhill (8) and combined (7). He finished third in the seasonal combined World Cup in both 1979-80 and 1983-84. He was a three-time Austrian champion, winning the combined in 1976 and 1982 and the slalom in 1982.

Steiner and his wife settled in Waidhofen an der Ybbs, where he had attended the Skihandelsschule. In 1988 he took over management of the Skihandelsschule, via his company, Anton Steiner Gmbh & Co. KG, and Steiner has become a successful Austrian businessman. In 1996 he was given a gold medal for meritorious service to the Austrian Republic.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Winter 17 Innsbruck Alpine Skiing Men's Downhill Austria AUT AC DNF
1976 Winter 17 Innsbruck Alpine Skiing Men's Slalom Austria AUT 22
1980 Winter 21 Lake Placid Alpine Skiing Men's Giant Slalom Austria AUT 18
1980 Winter 21 Lake Placid Alpine Skiing Men's Slalom Austria AUT 7
1984 Winter 25 Sarajevo Alpine Skiing Men's Downhill Austria AUT 3 Bronze
1984 Winter 25 Sarajevo Alpine Skiing Men's Giant Slalom Austria AUT AC DNF
1984 Winter 25 Sarajevo Alpine Skiing Men's Slalom Austria AUT AC DQ
1988 Winter 29 Calgary Alpine Skiing Men's Downhill Austria AUT 7

Men's Downhill

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1976 Winter 17 Innsbruck Alpine Skiing Austria Final Standings AC DNF
1984 Winter 25 Sarajevo Alpine Skiing Austria Final Standings 3 1:45.95
1988 Winter 29 Calgary Alpine Skiing Austria Final Standings 7 2:02.19

Men's Giant Slalom

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1980 Winter 21 Lake Placid Alpine Skiing Austria Final Standings 18 2:45.76
1980 Winter 21 Lake Placid Alpine Skiing Austria Run 1 17 1:21.93
1980 Winter 21 Lake Placid Alpine Skiing Austria Run 2 21 1:23.83
1984 Winter 25 Sarajevo Alpine Skiing Austria Final Standings AC DNF
1984 Winter 25 Sarajevo Alpine Skiing Austria Run 1 AC DNF

Men's Slalom

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1976 Winter 17 Innsbruck Alpine Skiing Austria Final Standings 22 2:14.90
1976 Winter 17 Innsbruck Alpine Skiing Austria Run 1 27 1:06.02
1976 Winter 17 Innsbruck Alpine Skiing Austria Run 2 21 1:08.88
1980 Winter 21 Lake Placid Alpine Skiing Austria Final Standings 7 1:45.41
1980 Winter 21 Lake Placid Alpine Skiing Austria Run 1 6 54.56
1980 Winter 21 Lake Placid Alpine Skiing Austria Run 2 4 50.85
1984 Winter 25 Sarajevo Alpine Skiing Austria Final Standings AC DQ
1984 Winter 25 Sarajevo Alpine Skiing Austria Run 1 AC DQ
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