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Brigitte Totschnig

Full name: Brigitte Totschnig (-Habersatter)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-4.5 (165 cm)
Weight: 128 lbs (58 kg)
Born: August 30, 1954 in Filzmoos, Salzburg, Austria
Affiliations: SC Filzmoos
Country: AUT Austria
Sport: Alpine Skiing

Related Olympians: Daughter-in-law of Walter Habersatter.

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Brigitte Totschnig was at her best in the downhill, winning seven World Cup downhill races, and the seasonal World Cup downhill titles in 1975-76 and 1976-77. She recorded 13 World Cup race podiums, 11 of them in downhill, and in 1978 was Austrian Champion in downhill and combined. Her best year-end overall World Cup placing was fourth in the 1976-77 season. She competed at two Winter Olympics, placing =15th in downhill in 1972 and winning a silver medal in downhill at the 1976 Innsbruck Olympics. She retired from ski racing in 1977 and in 1978 built the Aparthotel Olympia in Filzmoos which she ran as her career. Totschnig was Austrian Sportswoman of the Year in 1976 and in 1996 was given a silver medal for services to the Republic of Austria.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Winter 17 Sapporo Alpine Skiing Women's Downhill Austria AUT 15T
1976 Winter 21 Innsbruck Alpine Skiing Women's Downhill Austria AUT 2 Silver
1976 Winter 21 Innsbruck Alpine Skiing Women's Giant Slalom Austria AUT 16
1976 Winter 21 Innsbruck Alpine Skiing Women's Slalom Austria AUT AC DNF

Women's Downhill

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1972 Winter 17 Sapporo Alpine Skiing Austria Final Standings 15T 1:40.73
1976 Winter 21 Innsbruck Alpine Skiing Austria Final Standings 2 1:46.68

Women's Giant Slalom

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1976 Winter 21 Innsbruck Alpine Skiing Austria Final Standings 16 1:31.48

Women's Slalom

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1976 Winter 21 Innsbruck Alpine Skiing Austria Final Standings AC DNF
1976 Winter 21 Innsbruck Alpine Skiing Austria Run 1 14T 49.17
1976 Winter 21 Innsbruck Alpine Skiing Austria Run 2 AC DNF
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