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Egon N. Zimmermann

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameJosef Egon Norbert•Zimmermann
Used nameEgon N.•Zimmermann
Born19 February 1933 in Innsbruck (AUT)
Died27 February 2016 in Kirchbichl (AUT)
NOC Austria


Egon Zimmermann competed at the 1958 World Championships in Kitzbühel, where he met American skier Penny Pitou. They married in 1961 and later had two children, settling in New Hampshire. In 1968, Zimmermann and Pitou divorced and he returned to his native Kirchbichl in Tyrol.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1960 Winter Olympics Alpine Skiing (Skiing) AUT Egon N. Zimmermann
Downhill, Men (Olympic) 10

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