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Hansjörg Schlager

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameHansjörg•Schlager
Used nameHansjörg•Schlager
Born20 August 1948 in Langenau, Baden-Württemberg (GER)
Died10 March 2004 in Titisee-Neustadt, Baden-Württemberg (GER)
Measurements186 cm / 76 kg
AffiliationsFeldberg
NOC West Germany

Biography

Alpine skier Hansjörg Schlager finished 18th in the downhill at the 1972 Sapporo Winter Olympics. In the slalom he placed sixth in the first run, but did not finish the second run. He won West German slalom titles in 1970 and 1973. In 1970, Schlager finished sixth in the Alpine combined at the World Championships in Gröden. Schlager retired in 1976 from high performance skiing.

In 2002 he fell ill from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS / motor neuron disease) and died only two years later. Until his death he worked as a sports representor and editor for the magazine Ski published by the German Skiing Association.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1972 Winter Olympics Alpine Skiing (Skiing) FRG Hansjörg Schlager
Downhill, Men (Olympic) 18
Slalom, Men (Olympic) AC