Thomas Sykora

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Thomas Sykora
Alpine skier
Thomas Sykora Semmering 2008.jpg
Disciplines Slalom
Born (1968-05-18) 18 May 1968 (age 50)
Tulln, Austria
World Cup debut30 November 1991
Olympics
Teams1
Medals1
World Championships
Teams3
World Cup
Wins9
Podiums21
Discipline titles2

Thomas Sykora (born 18 May 1968) is a former alpine skier from Austria. He comes from a sporting family: his father Ernst Sykora was a ski instructor, and his aunts Liese Prokop and Maria Sykora were both successful athletes. He competed at the 1994 Winter Olympics and the 1998 Winter Olympics, wining a bronze medal at the latter. [1]

Austria Federal republic in Central Europe

Austria, officially the Republic of Austria, is a country in Central Europe comprising 9 federated states. Its capital, largest city and one of nine states is Vienna. Austria has an area of 83,879 km2 (32,386 sq mi), a population of nearly 9 million people and a nominal GDP of $477 billion. It is bordered by the Czech Republic and Germany to the north, Hungary and Slovakia to the east, Slovenia and Italy to the south, and Switzerland and Liechtenstein to the west. The terrain is highly mountainous, lying within the Alps; only 32% of the country is below 500 m (1,640 ft), and its highest point is 3,798 m (12,461 ft). The majority of the population speaks local Bavarian dialects as their native language, and German in its standard form is the country's official language. Other regional languages are Hungarian, Burgenland Croatian, and Slovene.

Liese Prokop Austrian pentathlete

Liesel ("Liese") Prokop-Sykora was an Austrian athlete who competed mainly in the pentathlon and, later in her life, a politician.

Maria Sykora is an Austrian sprinter. She competed in the women's 400 metres at the 1972 Summer Olympics. She also competed in handball at the 1984 Summer Olympics.

Contents

World Cup victories

Overall results

SeasonDiscipline
1997 Slalom [2]
1998 Slalom [3]

Individual victories

DateLocationRace
14 January 1996 Flag of Austria.svg Kitzbühel Slalom
10 March 1996 Flag of Norway.svg Hafjell Slalom
24 November 1996 Flag of the United States.svg Park City Slalom
17 December 1996 Flag of Italy.svg Madonna di Campiglio Slalom
6 January 1997 Flag of Slovenia.svg Kranjska Gora Slalom
12 January 1997 Flag of France.svg Chamonix Slalom
19 January 1997 Flag of Switzerland.svg Wengen Slalom
4 January 1998 Flag of Slovenia.svg Kranjska GoraSlalom
26 January 1998 Flag of Austria.svg Kitzbühel Slalom

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References

  1. Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Thomas Sykora Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC . Retrieved 29 March 2018.
  2. "1997 World Cup Ski Standings (Slalom)". FIS-SKI.com. Federation Internationale de Ski. Archived from the original on 25 March 2011.
  3. "1998 World Cup Ski Standings (Slalom)". FIS-SKI.com. Federation Internationale de Ski. Archived from the original on 25 March 2011.