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Sepp Schneeberger

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameJosef "Sepp"•Schneeberger
Used nameSepp•Schneeberger
Born27 November 1919
Died10 February 1989
NOC Austria

Biography

Sepp Schneeberger won 15 Austrian national titles overall, winning at 16 km (1952, 1954-56), 30 km (1952-55), and with the relay (1951-57). He participated in two Olympic Winter Games in 1952 and 1956. In 1952 he was a member of the Austrian relay team that finished fifth. At the 1954 World Nordic Ski Championships in Falun, Schneeberger placed 57th as best Austrian in the 15 km and was part of the 4×10 km team that finished ninth.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1952 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) AUT Sepp Schneeberger
18 kilometres, Men (Olympic) 23
4 × 10 kilometres Relay, Men (Olympic) Austria 5
1956 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) AUT Sepp Schneeberger
15 kilometres, Men (Olympic) 28
4 × 10 kilometres Relay, Men (Olympic) Austria 11