Mirl Buchner

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 2
Total 3
RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
SexFemale
Full nameAnnemarie "Mirl"•Buchner (Fischer-)
Used nameMirl•Buchner
Born16 February 1924 in Ettal, Bayern (GER)
Died9 November 2014 in Grainau, Bayern (GER)
AffiliationsSC Garmisch, Garmisch-Partenkirchen (GER)
NOC Germany
Nationality West Germany

Biography

Mirl Buchner won a silver medal in the downhill and two bronze medals in the slalom and the giant slalom at the 1952 Winter Olympics at Oslo. Four years later in Cortina d’Ampezzo she could not repeat her results and finished 21st in the slalom and 27th in the giant slalom and had a fall in the downhill. Buchner was elected 1948 Sportswomen of the Year. From 1944-49 she won five national titles in downhill, alpine combination and slalom. She later ran a sports shop in her hometown of Garmisch.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1952 Winter Olympics Alpine Skiing (Skiing) GER FRG Mirl Buchner
Downhill, Women (Olympic) 2 Silver
Giant Slalom, Women (Olympic) 3 Bronze
Slalom, Women (Olympic) 3 Bronze
1956 Winter Olympics Alpine Skiing (Skiing) GER FRG Mirl Buchner
Downhill, Women (Olympic) DNF
Giant Slalom, Women (Olympic) 27
Slalom, Women (Olympic) 21

Special Notes