Willi Klein

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameWillibald "Willi"•Klein
Used nameWilli•Klein
Nick/petnamesGummi
Born18 February 1927 in Oberstdorf, Bayern (GER)
Died6 November 1997 in San Bartolomé de Tirajana, Las Palmas (ESP)
AffiliationsSC Oberstdorf, Oberstdorf (GER)
NOC Germany
Nationality West Germany

Biography

The 1950 German slalom champion and 1952 downhill and the alpine combination champion, Willi Klein participated as an alpine skier in the 1952 Oslo Winter Olympics. He finished 16th in both slalom and downhill, and 32nd in the giant slalom. By profession, Klein was a heating constructor with an own company. He died in 1997 whilst playing golf on holiday in Las Palmas.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1952 Winter Olympics Alpine Skiing (Skiing) GER FRG Willi Klein
Downhill, Men (Olympic) 16
Giant Slalom, Men (Olympic) 32
Slalom, Men (Olympic) 16