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Hanni Wenzel

Full name: Hannelore "Hanni" Wenzel (-Weirather)
Gender: Female
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
Weight: 126 lbs (57 kg)
Born: December 14, 1956 in Straubing, Bayern, Germany
Affiliations: Skiclub Schaan, Schaan (LIE)
Country: LIE Liechtenstein
Sport: Alpine Skiing

Related Olympians: Sister of Petra Wenzel; Wife of Harti Weirather; Sister of Andi Wenzel; Mother of Tina Weirather.

Medals: 2 Gold, 1 Silver, 1 Bronze (4 Total)

Biography

With a total of four medals, Hanni Wenzel trails only Vreni Schneider and Katja Seizinger as the most successful of all women Olympic Alpine skiers. After winning a bronze medal in the slalom in 1976, Wenzel won gold in the slalom and giant slalom and a silver in the giant slalom in 1980. Born in Germany, Wenzel moved to Liechtenstein as an infant and was granted citizenship after winning the slalom at the 1974 World Championships. Both her brother and sister were Olympic Alpine skiers.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Winter 19 Innsbruck Alpine Skiing Women's Downhill Liechtenstein LIE 11
1976 Winter 19 Innsbruck Alpine Skiing Women's Giant Slalom Liechtenstein LIE 20
1976 Winter 19 Innsbruck Alpine Skiing Women's Slalom Liechtenstein LIE 3 Bronze
1980 Winter 23 Lake Placid Alpine Skiing Women's Downhill Liechtenstein LIE 2 Silver
1980 Winter 23 Lake Placid Alpine Skiing Women's Giant Slalom Liechtenstein LIE 1 Gold
1980 Winter 23 Lake Placid Alpine Skiing Women's Slalom Liechtenstein LIE 1 Gold

Women's Downhill

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1976 Winter 19 Innsbruck Alpine Skiing Liechtenstein Final Standings 11 1:49.17
1980 Winter 23 Lake Placid Alpine Skiing Liechtenstein Final Standings 2 1:38.22

Women's Giant Slalom

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1976 Winter 19 Innsbruck Alpine Skiing Liechtenstein Final Standings 20 1:31.83
1980 Winter 23 Lake Placid Alpine Skiing Liechtenstein Final Standings 1 2:41.66
1980 Winter 23 Lake Placid Alpine Skiing Liechtenstein Run 1 1 1:14.33
1980 Winter 23 Lake Placid Alpine Skiing Liechtenstein Run 2 3 1:27.33

Women's Slalom

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1976 Winter 19 Innsbruck Alpine Skiing Liechtenstein Final Standings 3 1:32.20
1976 Winter 19 Innsbruck Alpine Skiing Liechtenstein Run 1 6 47.75
1976 Winter 19 Innsbruck Alpine Skiing Liechtenstein Run 2 3 44.45
1980 Winter 23 Lake Placid Alpine Skiing Liechtenstein Final Standings 1 1:25.09
1980 Winter 23 Lake Placid Alpine Skiing Liechtenstein Run 1 1 42.50
1980 Winter 23 Lake Placid Alpine Skiing Liechtenstein Run 2 1 42.59