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Alpine Skiing at the 1952 Oslo Winter Games:

Women's Downhill

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Host City: Oslo, Norway
Venue(s): , Norefjell
Date Started: February 17, 1952
Date Finished: February 17, 1952

Gold: AUT Trude Jochum-Beiser
Silver: GER Mirl Buchner
Bronze: ITA Giuliana Chenal-Minuzzo

Summary

The favorite was the 1948 silver medalist, Trude Jochum-Beiser of Austria, who had won the 1950 World Championships. As the third skier off, she posted 1:47.1 and watched as the time held up for a gold medal. Germany’s Mirl Buchner placed second, one of three Alpine medals she won in Oslo, with bronzes in the slalom and giant slalom. The bronze medalist was Italy’s Giuliana Minuzzo who in 1956 at Cortina, would become the first woman to take the Oath of the Athletes at the Opening Ceremony.

Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal T
1 Trude Jochum-Beiser 24 Austria AUT Gold 1:47.1
2 Mirl Buchner 27 Germany GER Silver 1:48.0
3 Giuliana Chenal-Minuzzo 20 Italy ITA Bronze 1:49.0
4 Erika Mahringer 27 Austria AUT 1:49.5
5 Dagmar Rom 23 Austria AUT 1:49.8
6 Madeleine Chamot-Berthod 21 Switzerland SUI 1:50.7
7 Margit Hvammen 19 Norway NOR 1:50.9
8 Joanne Hewson 21 Canada CAN 1:51.3
9 Evi Lanig 18 Germany GER 1:52.9
10T Ida Schöpfer 22 Switzerland SUI 1:53.0
10T Hannelore Glaser-Franke 19 Germany GER 1:53.0
12 Idly Walpoth 31 Switzerland SUI 1:53.8
13 Barbara Grocholska 24 Poland POL 1:54.1
14 Rosemarie Schutz 21 Canada CAN 1:54.6
15T Celina Seghi 31 Italy ITA 1:54.9
15T Silvia Glatthard 21 Switzerland SUI 1:54.9
17 Andrea Mead-Lawrence 19 United States USA 1:55.3
18 Sarah Thomasson 26 Sweden SWE 1:55.5
19 Betty Weir 27 United States USA 1:55.7
20 Rhoda Wurtele-Eaves 30 Canada CAN 1:56.4
21 Dagny Jørgensen 22 Norway NOR 1:56.5
22 Marysette Agnel 25 France FRA 1:56.8
23 Katy Rodolph 21 United States USA 1:57.4
24 Trude Klecker 26 Austria AUT 1:57.9
25 Margareta Jacobsson 22 Sweden SWE 1:58.2
26 Sheena Mackintosh 23 Great Britain GBR 1:58.6
27 Lucile Wheeler 17 Canada CAN 1:59.5
28 Ana María Dellai 22 Argentina ARG 2:00.3
29 Ingrid Englund 25 Sweden SWE 2:01.3
30 Andrée Bermond 22 France FRA 2:03.1
31 Karen-Sofie Styrmoe 21 Norway NOR 2:15.5
32 Ildikó Szendrődi-Kővári 21 Hungary HUN 2:18.5
33 Fiona Campbell 22 Great Britain GBR 2:26.1
34 Maria Kowalska 22 Poland POL 2:27.4
35 Lia Leismüller 20 Germany GER 2:37.6
AC Jacqueline Martel 25 France FRA DQ
AC Borghild Niskin 27 Norway NOR DQ
AC Jannette Burr 24 United States USA [1:59.1] DQ
AC Maria Grazia Marchelli 19 Italy ITA DQ
AC Hilary Laing 24 Great Britain GBR DQ
AC Teresa Kodelska 23 Poland POL DQ
AC Vora Mackintosh 22 Great Britain GBR DQ