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Hanni Wenzel

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 2
Silver 1
Bronze 1
Total 4
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexFemale
Full nameHannelore "Hanni"•Wenzel (-Weirather)
Used nameHanni•Wenzel
Born14 December 1956 in Straubing, Bayern (GER)
Measurements165 cm / 57 kg
AffiliationsSkiclub Schaan, Schaan (LIE)
NOC(s) Liechtenstein

Biography

With a total of four medals, Hanni Wenzel trails only Vreni Schneider and Katja Seizinger as the most successful of all women Olympic Alpine skiers. After winning a bronze medal in the slalom in 1976, Wenzel won gold in the slalom and giant slalom and a silver in the giant slalom in 1980. Born in Germany, Wenzel moved to Liechtenstein as an infant and was granted citizenship after winning the slalom at the 1974 World Championships. Both her brother and sister were Olympic Alpine skiers.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1976 Winter Olympics Alpine Skiing (Skiing) Downhill, Women Olympic 11 Representing Liechtenstein    
  Giant Slalom, Women Olympic 20
  Slalom, Women Olympic 3 Bronze
1980 Winter Olympics Alpine Skiing (Skiing) Downhill, Women Olympic 2 Silver Representing Liechtenstein    
  Giant Slalom, Women Olympic 1 Gold
  Slalom, Women Olympic 1 Gold

Other participations

Games Role Details
1980 Winter Olympics Flagbearer at the Closing Ceremony Representing Liechtenstein    

Olympic family relations

Special Notes