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  • Hanni WENZEL | Athlete

    Hanni WENZEL

    LIE
    | Alpine Skiing | 4 Medals
  • News | Lake Placid 1980

    Wenzel enjoys golden moment in the slalom

    As Hanni Wenzel skied towards her third Olympic medal at Lake Placid in 1980, three flag-waving fans from her homeland of Liechtenstein cheered her on to glory. Their last-minute dash to the USA paid off, as Wenzel won gold in the women’s slalom, giving the tiny European principality a rare moment of sporting glory.
    02 Feb 1980 | Lake Placid 1980, Alpine Skiing, Liechtenstein, Olympic News
  • News | Sochi 2014

    Tina Weirather is a rising star who was born to ski

    Raised in a family of world and Olympic champions, Tina Weirather has propelled Liechtenstein back to the forefront of the Alpine skiing scene. Sitting atop the FIS World Cup standings at the end of 2013, she hopes to follow in the footsteps of her mother, Hanni Wenzel, who clinched two gold medals at Lake Placid 1980.
    04 Feb 2014 | Sochi 2014, Olympic News, Alpine Skiing, Liechtenstein
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    Lake Placid 1980, Giant Slalom, WENZEL Hanni (LIE), 1st
    Thursday, January 31, 1980 11:00 PM | Photo
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    Lake Placid 1980-WENZEL Hanni (LIE), 1st in giant and slalom.
    Thursday, January 31, 1980 11:00 PM | Photo
  • Hanni Wenzel - Alpine Sking | Video

    Hanni Wenzel - Alpine Sking

    As Hanni Wenzel skied towards her third Olympic medal at Lake Placid in 1980, three flag-waving fans from her homeland of Liechtenstein cheered her on to glory. Their last-minute dash to the USA paid off, as Wenzel won gold in the women’s slalom, giving the tiny European principality a rare moment of sporting glory.
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Gold for Goggia, and another Alpine upset

    Sofia Goggia from Italy confirmed her position as current world number one with an emphatic Alpine skiing downhill gold. Ragnhild Mowinckel from Norway was the surprise silver medallist at PyeongChang 2018 on 21 February, while Lindsey Vonn from the USA won bronze.
    21 Feb 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Alpine Skiing, Italy
  • News | IOC News

    IOC President visits Liechtenstein

    President Bach paid a visit to the National Olympic Committee (NOC) of Liechtenstein today. During the visit in Vaduz, the President held a meeting with the Prime Minister and Sports Minister. 
    17 Feb 2017 | Olympic News, Liechtenstein, IOC News
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