Helmut Mayer

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameHelmut•Mayer
Used nameHelmut•Mayer
Born4 March 1966 in Waiern (AUT)
AffiliationsSC Mirnock, Afritz am See (AUT)
NOC Austria


Helmut Mayer won three major international silver medals, with Olympic silver in 1988 at Calgary in the Super-G, a World Championship silver in giant slalom at Vail/Beaver Creek in 1989, and a silver in giant slalom at the 1984 World Junior Championships at Sugarloaf, Maine. He won one World Cup race, a giant slalom at Kranjska Gora, Slovenia in December 1987. During his career, which ended in 1993, Mayer had six podiums in World Cup races, with two Super-G and two GS bronzes, and a bronze in parallel slalom, in addition to his one victory. Earlier in his career, in Europa Cup racing, Mayer won the giant slalom and Super-G in 1987 and was overall champion that year, as well. He was a four-time Austrian champion, winning the Super-G in 1989 and giant slalom titles in 1986, 1991, and 1993.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1988 Winter Olympics Alpine Skiing (Skiing) AUT Helmut Mayer
Super G, Men (Olympic) 2 Silver
Giant Slalom, Men (Olympic) 7

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