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Sonnhilde Hausschild-Kallus

Full name: Sonnhilde Hausschild-Kallus
Nickname(s): Sonni
Gender: Female
Born: September 1, 1935 in Nassau, Frauenstein, Sachsen, Germany
Died: June 20, 2007 in Nassau, Frauenstein, Sachsen, Germany
Affiliations: SC Aufbau Klingenthal, Klingenthal (GER) / SC Dynamo Klingenthal, Klingenthal (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Cross Country Skiing

Biography

Sonnhilde Hausschild from Klingenthal in East Germany, finished seventh with the mixed German 3x5 km cross-country relay team at the 1956 Cortina d’Ampezzo Winter Olympics. Four years later at Squaw Valley, she finished fifth, again in the relay, but under her married name Kallus. In the individual 10 km at the two Games, she finished 20th and 18th respectively. Hausschild-Kallus was the East German individual 10 km champion six times in 1955-59 and in 1962, and won the relay title with Klingenthal in 1957-60 and 1962. By profession she was a farmer.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Winter 20 Cortina d'Ampezzo Cross Country Skiing Women's 10 kilometres Germany GER 20T
1956 Winter 20 Cortina d'Ampezzo Cross Country Skiing Women's 3 × 5 kilometres Relay Germany GER 7
1960 Winter 24 Squaw Valley Cross Country Skiing Women's 10 kilometres Germany GER 18
1960 Winter 24 Squaw Valley Cross Country Skiing Women's 3 × 5 kilometres Relay Germany GER 5

Women's 10 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R
1956 Winter 20 Cortina d'Ampezzo Cross Country Skiing Germany Final Standings 20T 42:22
1960 Winter 24 Squaw Valley Cross Country Skiing Germany Final Standings 18 44:14.6 22:53 16

Women's 3 × 5 kilometres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T ET ER
1956 Winter 20 Cortina d'Ampezzo Cross Country Skiing Germany GER Final Standings 7 25:11 1-15:33 7
1960 Winter 24 Squaw Valley Cross Country Skiing Germany GER Final Standings 5 23:38.7 1-09:25.7 5
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