FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 1962

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FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 1962
Host city Chamonix, Haute-Savoie
Country France
Events8
Opening ceremony10 February 1962 (1962-02-10)
Closing ceremony18 February 1962 (1962-02-18)
Officially opened by Charles de Gaulle
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Chamonix
Location in the Alps of Europe
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Chamonix
Location in France

The FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 1962 were held in France from 10 to 18 February at Chamonix in Haute-Savoie. [1]

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Chamonix previously hosted the alpine world championships in 1937, and also the first Winter Olympics in 1924, but without alpine skiing, which debuted in 1936.

Men's competitions

Downhill

Date: February 18

PlacingCountryAthleteTime
1Flag of Austria.svg  Austria Karl Schranz 2:24.33 min
2Flag of France.svg  France Émile Viollat 2:24.82 min
3Flag of Austria.svg  Austria Egon Zimmermann 2:25.13 min

Giant Slalom

Date: February 15

PlacingCountryAthleteTime
1Flag of Austria.svg  Austria Egon Zimmermann 1:38.97 min
2Flag of Austria.svg  Austria Karl Schranz 1:39.12 min
3Flag of Austria.svg  Austria Martin Burger 1:39.42 min

Slalom

Date: February 12

PlacingCountryAthleteTime
1Flag of France.svg  France Charles Bozon 2:21.67 min
2Flag of France.svg  France Guy Périllat 2:23.07 min
3Flag of Austria.svg  Austria Gerhard Nenning 2:24.20 min

Combined

PlacingCountryAthletePoints
1Flag of Austria.svg  Austria Karl Schranz 11.04
2Flag of Austria.svg  Austria Gerhard Nenning 33.21
3Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany Ludwig Leitner 64.70

Women's competitions

Downhill

Date: February 18

PlacingCountryAthleteTime
1Flag of Austria.svg  Austria Christl Haas 2:09.08 min
2Flag of Italy.svg  Italy Pia Riva 2:12.31 min
3Flag of the United States.svg  United States Barbara Ferries 2:13.76 min

Giant Slalom

Date: February 11

PlacingCountryAthleteTime
1Flag of Austria.svg  Austria Marianne Jahn 1:41.53 min
2Flag of Austria.svg  Austria Erika Netzer 1:41.60 min
3Flag of the United States.svg  United States Joan Hannah 1:41.72 min

Slalom

Date: February 14

PlacingCountryAthleteTime
1Flag of Austria.svg  Austria Marianne Jahn 1:34.84 min
2Flag of France.svg  France Marielle Goitschel 1:36.30 min
3Flag of Austria.svg  Austria Erika Netzer 1:38.12 min

Combined

PlacingCountryAthletePoints
1Flag of France.svg  France Marielle Goitschel 41.13
2Flag of Austria.svg  Austria Marianne Jahn 44.78
3Flag of Austria.svg  Austria Erika Netzer 48.33

Medals table

PlaceNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of Austria.svg  Austria 64515
2Flag of France.svg  France 235
3Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 11
4Flag of the United States.svg  United States 22
5Flag of Germany.svg  West Germany 11

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