FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 1958

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FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 1958
Host city Bad Gastein,
Salzburg, Austria
Events6
Opening ceremony1 February
Closing ceremony9 February
Officially opened by Adolf Schärf
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Bad Gastein
Location in Austria
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Bad Gastein
Location in the Alps of Europe

The FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 1958 were held 1–9 February in Bad Gastein, Salzburg, Austria. [1]

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Austrian Toni Sailer, 22, won three gold medals and a silver. The triple gold medalist from the 1956 Winter Olympics successfully defended three of his four world titles. [2] [3] [4] Lucile Wheeler of Canada, 23, won two gold medals and a silver. [5] [6]

Men's competitions

Downhill

Sunday, 9 February

PlaceNameCountryTimeDiff.
Gold medal icon.svg Toni Sailer Flag of Austria.svg  Austria 2:28.5
Silver medal icon.svg Roger Staub   Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland    2:30.4  + 1.9
Bronze medal icon.svg Jean Vuarnet Flag of France.svg  France 2:32.3+ 3.8
4 Willi Forrer   Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland 2:32.7+ 4.2
5 Adrien Duvillard Flag of France.svg  France 2:33.5+ 5.0
5 Mathias Leitner Flag of Austria.svg  Austria 2:33.5+ 5.0
5 Andreas Molterer  Flag of Austria.svg  Austria 2:33.5  + 5.0  

Giant Slalom

Wednesday, 5 February

PlaceNameCountryTimeDiff.
Gold medal icon.svg Toni Sailer Flag of Austria.svg  Austria 1:48.8
Silver medal icon.svg Josl Rieder Flag of Austria.svg  Austria 1:52.6+ 3.8
Bronze medal icon.svg François Bonlieu Flag of France.svg  France 1:53.9+ 5.1
Bronze medal icon.svg Roger Staub   Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland 1:53.9+ 5.1
5 Buddy Werner Flag of the United States.svg  United States   1:54.5  + 5.7
6 Chiharu Igaya Flag of Japan.svg  Japan 1:55.3+ 6.5
6 Andreas Molterer Flag of Austria.svg  Austria 1:55.3  + 6.5  

Slalom

Sunday, 2 February

PlaceNameCountryRun 1Run 2TotalDiff.
Gold medal icon.svg Josef Rieder Flag of Austria.svg  Austria 57.757.41:55.1
Silver medal icon.svg Toni Sailer Flag of Austria.svg  Austria 58.357.51:55.8+ 0.7
Bronze medal icon.svg Chiharu Igaya Flag of Japan.svg  Japan 56.760.01:56.7+ 1.6
4 Buddy Werner   Flag of the United States.svg  United States 59.659.21:58.8+ 3.7
5 Roger Staub   Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland 60.160.8  2:01.9  + 6.8
6 Adolf Mathis   Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland 2:02.6  + 7.5  

Combined

PlaceNameCountry  Points    DH    GS    SL  
Gold medal icon.svg Toni Sailer Flag of Austria.svg  Austria 0.36Gold medal icon.svgGold medal icon.svgSilver medal icon.svg
Silver medal icon.svg Josef Rieder Flag of Austria.svg  Austria 6.368Silver medal icon.svgGold medal icon.svg
Bronze medal icon.svg Roger Staub   Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland 8.63Silver medal icon.svgBronze medal icon.svg5
4 Chiharu Igaya Flag of Japan.svg  Japan 12.06156Bronze medal icon.svg
5 Andreas Molterer  Flag of Austria.svg  Austria 12.37568
6Raymond Bläsi  Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland 18.93111312
7 Buddy Werner Flag of the United States.svg  United States   19.10  3754

At the World Championships from 1954 through 1980, the combined was a "paper race" using the results of the three events (DH, GS, SL). [4]

Women's competitions

Downhill

Thursday, 6 February

PlaceNameCountryTimeDiff.
Gold medal icon.svg Lucile Wheeler Canadian Red Ensign (1957-1965).svg  Canada 2:12.1
Silver medal icon.svg Frieda Dänzer   Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland    2:12.4  + 0.3
Bronze medal icon.svg Carla Marchelli Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 2:12.5+ 0.4
4 Pia Riva Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 2:14.6+ 2.5
5 Putzi Frandl Flag of Austria.svg  Austria 2:15.7+ 3.6
6 Astrid Sandvik Flag of Norway.svg  Norway 2:16.0+ 3.9
7 Anne Heggtveit Canadian Red Ensign (1957-1965).svg  Canada 2:16.3+ 4.2
8 Hannelore Basler Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany 2:16.5+ 4.4
9 Vera Schenome Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 2:16.7+ 4.6
10 Penny Pitou Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2:17.3  + 5.2  
Source: [7] [8]

Giant Slalom

Saturday, 8 February

PlaceNameCountryTimeDiff.
Gold medal icon.svg Lucile Wheeler Canadian Red Ensign (1957-1965).svg  Canada 1:54.6
Silver medal icon.svg Sally Deaver Flag of the United States.svg  United States 1:55.1+ 0.5
Bronze medal icon.svg Frieda Dänzer   Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland    1:55.4  + 0.8
4 Annemarie Waser   Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland  1:55.5+ 0.9
5 Danièle Télinge Flag of France.svg  France 1:55.6+ 1.0
6 Berit Stuve Flag of Norway.svg  Norway 1:56.4  + 1.8  
7 Pia Riva Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
8 Jerta Schir Flag of Italy.svg  Italy
9 Thea Hochleitner Flag of Austria.svg  Austria
10 Inger Bjørnbakken Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
Source: [5] [9]

Slalom

Monday, 3 February

PlaceNameCountryRun 1Run 2TimeDiff.
Gold medal icon.svg Inger Bjørnbakken Flag of Norway.svg  Norway 53.951.71:45.6
Silver medal icon.svg Putzi Frandl Flag of Austria.svg  Austria 55.251.81:47.0+ 1.4
Bronze medal icon.svg Annemarie Waser   Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland  55.551.9  1:47.4  + 1.8
4 Astrid Sandvik Flag of Norway.svg  Norway 56.653.31:48.9+ 3.3
5 Suzanne Thiollière-Guirand Flag of France.svg  France 55.553.81:49.3+ 3.7
6 Hilde Hofherr Flag of Austria.svg  Austria 1:49.8+ 4.2
7 Berit Stuve Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
8 Frieda Dänzer   Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland  1:50.8+ 5.2
8 Anne Heggtveit Canadian Red Ensign (1957-1965).svg  Canada 56.254.61:50.8  + 5.2  

Combined

PlaceNameCountry  Points    DH    GS    SL  
Gold medal icon.svg Frieda Dänzer   Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland 3.80Silver medal icon.svgBronze medal icon.svg8
Silver medal icon.svg Lucile Wheeler Canadian Red Ensign (1957-1965).svg  Canada 4.33Gold medal icon.svgGold medal icon.svg14
Bronze medal icon.svg Putzi Frandl Flag of Austria.svg  Austria 6.12511Silver medal icon.svg
4 Berit Stuve Flag of Norway.svg  Norway 8.1467
5 Danièle Télinge   Flag of France.svg  France 8.705
6 Anne Heggtveit Canadian Red Ensign (1957-1965).svg  Canada 9.997158

At the World Championships from 1954 through 1980, the combined was a "paper race" using the results of the three events (DH, GS, SL). [6] [9]

Medals table

PlaceNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of Austria.svg  Austria 4419
2Canadian Red Ensign (1957-1965).svg  Canada 213
3  Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland 1247
4Flag of Norway.svg  Norway 11
5Flag of the United States.svg  United States 11
6Flag of France.svg  France 22
7Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 11
7Flag of Japan.svg  Japan 11

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