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Gladys Werner

Full name: Gladys Maxine Werner (-Walker)
Nickname(s): Skeeter
Gender: Female
Born: December 22, 1933 in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, United States
Died: July 20, 2001 in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, United States
Affiliations: SSWSC, Steamboat Springs (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Alpine Skiing

Related Olympians: Sister of Buddy Werner.

Biography

Gladys Werner came from a renowned ski family, as she was the sister of 1956 and 1964 Olympian Buddy Werner, and another member of the US Ski team, Loris Werner. She retired shortly after the 1956 Olympics, but later founded the Steamboat Ski School in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. In 1968, she married Doak Walker, a former college football and NFL legend, and they lived in Steamboat throughout their lives.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Winter 22 Cortina d'Ampezzo Alpine Skiing Women's Downhill United States USA 10
1956 Winter 22 Cortina d'Ampezzo Alpine Skiing Women's Giant Slalom United States USA 22T
1956 Winter 22 Cortina d'Ampezzo Alpine Skiing Women's Slalom United States USA 27

Women's Downhill

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1956 Winter 22 Cortina d'Ampezzo Alpine Skiing United States Final Standings 10 1:49.6

Women's Giant Slalom

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1956 Winter 22 Cortina d'Ampezzo Alpine Skiing United States Final Standings 22T 2:04.0

Women's Slalom

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T PT
1956 Winter 22 Cortina d'Ampezzo Alpine Skiing United States Final Standings 27 2:30.1
1956 Winter 22 Cortina d'Ampezzo Alpine Skiing United States Run 1 28T 1:13.9 0:00
1956 Winter 22 Cortina d'Ampezzo Alpine Skiing United States Run 2 26 1:16.2 0:00
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