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Frank Wörndl

Full name: Frank-Christian Wörndl
Gender: Male
Height: 5'9" (176 cm)
Weight: 170 lbs (77 kg)
Born: June 28, 1959 in Sonthofen, Bayern, Germany
Affiliations: Oberstdorf/Sonthofen
Country: FRG West Germany
Sport: Alpine Skiing

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Although Frank Wörndl never won a World Cup race in his career, he was the most successful German slalom skier in Germany during the 1980s along with Florian Beck, and in 1987 Wörndl won the slalom World Championship in Crans-Montana. He won the silver medal in the slalom at the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics, also placing eighth in the giant slalom. At the end of that season he retired. On the national level he won four slalom titles and one in the giant slalom. After his active career he worked as a TV commentator for German television ZDF and Eurosport. Since 2007 he has run a fitness studio in his hometown of Sonthofen. In 2011 he started a career as a singer.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1980 Winter 20 Lake Placid Alpine Skiing Men's Giant Slalom West Germany FRG 17
1980 Winter 20 Lake Placid Alpine Skiing Men's Slalom West Germany FRG 10
1988 Winter 28 Calgary Alpine Skiing Men's Super G West Germany FRG AC DNF
1988 Winter 28 Calgary Alpine Skiing Men's Giant Slalom West Germany FRG 8
1988 Winter 28 Calgary Alpine Skiing Men's Slalom West Germany FRG 2 Silver

Men's Super G

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1988 Winter 28 Calgary Alpine Skiing West Germany Final Standings AC DNF

Men's Giant Slalom

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1980 Winter 20 Lake Placid Alpine Skiing West Germany Final Standings 17 2:45.58
1980 Winter 20 Lake Placid Alpine Skiing West Germany Run 1 13 1:21.70
1980 Winter 20 Lake Placid Alpine Skiing West Germany Run 2 22 1:23.88
1988 Winter 28 Calgary Alpine Skiing West Germany Final Standings 8 2:09.22
1988 Winter 28 Calgary Alpine Skiing West Germany Run 1 7 1:06.10
1988 Winter 28 Calgary Alpine Skiing West Germany Run 2 8 1:03.12

Men's Slalom

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1980 Winter 20 Lake Placid Alpine Skiing West Germany Final Standings 10 1:47.19
1980 Winter 20 Lake Placid Alpine Skiing West Germany Run 1 13 55.30
1980 Winter 20 Lake Placid Alpine Skiing West Germany Run 2 10 51.89
1988 Winter 28 Calgary Alpine Skiing West Germany Final Standings 2 1:39.53
1988 Winter 28 Calgary Alpine Skiing West Germany Run 1 1 50.99
1988 Winter 28 Calgary Alpine Skiing West Germany Run 2 8 48.54