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Gerhard Prinzing

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameGerhard•Prinzing
Used nameGerhard•Prinzing
Born22 April 1943 in Kranzegg, Allgäu, Bayern (GER)
Died13 October 2018
Measurements178 cm / 68 kg
AffiliationsSC Rettenberg, Rettenberg (GER)
NOC West Germany


Alpine skier Gerhard Prinzing finished seventh in the 1968 Grenoble downhill event. That same year he earned his only national title in Alpine combined, although he claimed seven second places. Prinzing later ran a ski school in Kranzegg and operated the local ski lifts. His sister Christa, a non-Olympian, was also a nationally successful Alpine skier.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1968 Winter Olympics Alpine Skiing (Skiing) FRG Gerhard Prinzing
Downhill, Men (Olympic) 7
Giant Slalom, Men (Olympic) AC