Thomas Stangassinger

Last updated

Thomas Stangassinger
Alpine skier
Thomas Stangassinger.jpg
Stangassinger in 1992 in Madonna di Campiglio.
DisciplinesTechnical events
Born (1965-09-15) 15 September 1965 (age 57)
Hallein, Austria
World Cup debut1984
Medals1 (1 gold)
World Championships
World Cup
Medal record
Men's alpine skiing
Representing Flag of Austria.svg  Austria
World Cup race podiums
Olympic Games
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 1994 Lillehammer Slalom
World Championships
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 1991 Saalbach Slalom
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 1993 Morioka Slalom

Thomas Stangassinger (born 15 September 1965) is an Austrian former alpine skier. [1]



Throughout the 1990s, he belonged to the international slalom elite. He won a silver medal in the World Ski Championships in Saalbach-Hinterglemm and a bronze medal in the World Ski Championships in Morioka. His career highlight came when he won the slalom competition at the 1994 Olympics in Lillehammer. [2] [3]

World Cup victories

3 December 1989 Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Mont Sainte-Anne Slalom
24 January 1993 Flag of Switzerland (Pantone).svg Veysonnaz Slalom
28 November 1993 Flag of the United States.svg Park City Slalom
16 January 1994 Flag of Austria.svg Kitzbühel Slalom
9 March 1997 Flag of Japan.svg Shigakogen Slalom
22 November 1997 Flag of the United States.svg Park CitySlalom
18 January 1998 Flag of Switzerland (Pantone).svg VeysonnazSlalom
25 January 1998 Flag of Austria.svg KitzbühelSlalom
28 November 1998 Flag of the United States.svg Aspen Slalom
13 March 1999 Flag of Spain.svg Sierra Nevada Slalom

Related Research Articles

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Hanni Wenzel</span> Liechtensteiner alpine skier

Hannelore (Hanni) Wenzel is a retired Liechtensteiner alpine ski racer. Weirather is a former Olympic, World Cup, and world champion. She won Liechtenstein's first-ever Olympic medal at the 1976 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck, Austria, and its first two Olympic gold medals four years later in Lake Placid, New York.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Kjetil André Aamodt</span> Norwegian alpine ski racer and TV host

Kjetil André Aamodt is a former World Cup alpine ski racer from Norway, a champion in the Olympics, World Championships, and World Cup. He is one of the most successful alpine ski racers from Norway.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Alpine skiing at the 1960 Winter Olympics</span>

Alpine skiing at the 1960 Winter Olympics at Squaw Valley, California consisted of six events. Competitions took place at Squaw Peak, KT-22 and Papoose Peak.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Alpine skiing at the 1980 Winter Olympics</span>

Alpine Skiing at the 1980 Winter Olympics consisted of six alpine skiing events. The races were held February 14–23 at Whiteface Mountain in Wilmington, New York, northeast of host Lake Placid.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Alpine skiing at the 1972 Winter Olympics</span>

Alpine skiing at the 1972 Winter Olympics consisted of six events, held February 5–13 near Sapporo, Japan. The downhills were held at Mount Eniwa, and the four technical events at Teine.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Alpine skiing at the Winter Olympics</span>

Alpine skiing has been contested at every Winter Olympics since 1936, when a combined event was held in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.

Martina Maria Ertl-Renz is a German former alpine skier. She was two times world champion and also won several medals at Olympic Winter Games and World Championships.

Franck Piccard is a French former Alpine skier. A native of Les Saisies, Piccard won a total of four Alpine skiing World Cup races. At the 1988 Olympics in Calgary he won a gold medal in the Super-G competition and a bronze medal in the downhill. At the 1992 Olympics in Albertville he won a silver medal in the downhill. He also could achieve a bronze-medal in the Super-G-Race at the FIS Alpine Skiing World Championships 1991.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Willi Frommelt</span> Liechtenstein alpine skier

Willi Frommelt is a former Alpine skier from Liechtenstein who won a bronze medal in the slalom at the 1976 Olympics.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Luxembourg at the 1994 Winter Olympics</span> Sporting event delegation

Luxembourg sent a delegation to compete at the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway from 12–27 February 1994. The nation was making its fifth appearance at a Winter Olympic Games. The Luxembourgian delegation to Lillehammer consisted of a single athlete, alpine skier Marc Girardelli. His best performance in any event was fourth in the Super-G; he also finished fifth in the downhill and ninth in the combined. As well, he failed to finish the giant slalom, and was disqualified from the slalom.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Thomas Sykora</span> Austrian alpine skier

Thomas Sykora is a former alpine skier from Austria.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Jean-Noël Augert</span> French alpine skier

Jean-Noël Augert is a French former alpine skier. He competed at the 1972 Olympics and finished in fifth place in the slalom and giant slalom.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Sylvia Eder</span> Austrian alpine skier

Sylvia Eder is a former Austrian alpine skier.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Elisabeth Görgl</span> Austrian alpine skier

Elisabeth Görgl is a retired World Cup alpine ski racer from Austria.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Heinrich Messner</span> Austrian alpine skier

Heinrich "Heini" Messner is a retired Austrian alpine skier. He competed at the 1964, 1968 and 1972 Olympics and won two bronze medals: in the giant slalom in 1968 and in the downhill in 1972.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Kjetil Jansrud</span> Norwegian alpine skier

Kjetil Jansrud is a Norwegian former World Cup alpine ski racer and Olympic champion. He competed in all alpine disciplines apart from slalom, and his best event was the giant slalom where he has six World Cup podiums and an Olympic silver medal. Since 2012, he had concentrated on the speed events, where all but two of his World Cup victories had come. At the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, he won the super-G and placed third in the downhill. At the World Championships in 2019 at Åre, Jansrud won gold in the downhill.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Pamela Behr</span> German alpine ski racer

Pamela Behr is a retired German alpine ski racer. She is the second youngest person ever to win an FIS Alpine Ski World Cup race, winning a slalom in Val d'Isere, France, in December 1972 at the age of 16 years, 79 days. It would be the only World Cup race win of her ten-year career. She won the silver medal in slalom at the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 1978 in Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Žan Kranjec</span> Slovenian alpine skier

Žan Kranjec is a World Cup alpine ski racer from Slovenia, and primarily competes in the technical events of giant slalom and slalom. At the 2022 Winter Olympics, Kranjec won a silver medal in the giant slalom.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Henrik Kristoffersen</span> Norwegian alpine skier

Henrik Kristoffersen is a Norwegian World Cup alpine ski racer, World Champion, and Olympic medalist. He specializes in the technical events of slalom and giant slalom.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Ester Ledecká</span> Czech snowboarder and skier (born 1995)

Ester Ledecká is a Czech snowboarder and alpine skier. At the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, Ledecká won gold medals in the super-G in alpine skiing and in the parallel giant slalom in snowboarding, becoming the first person to not only compete in the Winter Olympics using two different types of equipment but further to win two gold medals and do so at the same Winter Olympics. She was the second woman to win Olympic gold in two separate disciplines but the first to do so at the same Winter Olympics. She was the first Czech to win the parallel giant slalom in snowboarding at the FIS Snowboard World Cup.


  1. "Thomas Stangassinger profile". Retrieved 26 September 2022.
  2. Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Thomas Stangassinger Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 23 March 2018.
  3. Harvey Araton (28 February 1994). "Olympic Lightning Strikes Twice More Before Torch Goes Out". New York Times. Retrieved 21 February 2019.
Preceded by Austrian Sportsman of the year
Succeeded by