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Alpine Skiing at the 1952 Oslo Winter Games:

Women's Downhill

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Events:

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.

View a Phase of this EventFinal Standings

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