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Beni Obermüller

Full name: Benedikt "Beni" Obermüller
Gender: Male
Born: April 11, 1930 in Rottach-Egern, Bayern, Germany
Died: May 10, 2005 in Rottach-Egern, Bayern, Germany
Affiliations: SC Rottach-Egern, Rottach-Egern (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Alpine Skiing

Biography

Beni Obermüller was an Alpine skier, participating in the 1952 Oslo and the 1956 Cortina d’Ampezzo Winter Games. In 1956 he finished ninth in the slalom, which was his best Olympic result. In 1952-53, 1955, 1957 and 1959 he was the German slalom champion, and in the last of those years he was also the giant slalom champion. His greatest moment came in 1954 when he won the slalom silver medal at the World Championships. This was the first medal for Germany in Alpine skiing after World War II.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Winter 21 Oslo Alpine Skiing Men's Downhill Germany GER 17
1952 Winter 21 Oslo Alpine Skiing Men's Giant Slalom Germany GER 28
1952 Winter 21 Oslo Alpine Skiing Men's Slalom Germany GER 13
1956 Winter 25 Cortina d'Ampezzo Alpine Skiing Men's Giant Slalom Germany GER 48
1956 Winter 25 Cortina d'Ampezzo Alpine Skiing Men's Slalom Germany GER 9

Men's Downhill

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1952 Winter 21 Oslo Alpine Skiing Germany Final Standings 17 2:42.9

Men's Giant Slalom

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1952 Winter 21 Oslo Alpine Skiing Germany Final Standings 28 2:41.4
1956 Winter 25 Cortina d'Ampezzo Alpine Skiing Germany Final Standings 48 3:42.9

Men's Slalom

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T PT
1952 Winter 21 Oslo Alpine Skiing Germany Final Standings 13 2:07.5
1952 Winter 21 Oslo Alpine Skiing Germany Run 1 19 Q 1:04.1 0:00
1952 Winter 21 Oslo Alpine Skiing Germany Run 2 12T 1:03.4 0:00
1956 Winter 25 Cortina d'Ampezzo Alpine Skiing Germany Final Standings 9 3:27.5
1956 Winter 25 Cortina d'Ampezzo Alpine Skiing Germany Run 1 10T 1:32.3 0:00
1956 Winter 25 Cortina d'Ampezzo Alpine Skiing Germany Run 2 10 1:55.2 0:00
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