Alpine skiing at the 1948 Winter Olympics – Men's downhill

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Men's Downhill
at the V Olympic Winter Games
Alpine skiing pictogram.svg
Alpine skiing
Venue St. Moritz, Switzerland
Date 2 February 1948
Competitors 111 from 25 nations
Winning time 2:55.0
Medalists
Gold medal    France
Silver medal    Austria
Bronze medal    Switzerland
Bronze medal    Switzerland
«1936 1952»
Alpine skiing at the
1948 Winter Olympics
Alpine skiing pictogram.svg
Combined men women
Downhill men women
Slalom men women

The men's alpine skiing downhill event was part of the alpine skiing at the 1948 Winter Olympics programme. It was the first appearance of the event and the competition was held on Monday, 2 February 1948.[1]

One hundred and eleven alpine skiers from 25 nations competed. Henri Oreiller of France won the first of his two gold medals at these Olympics; he also won the combined and won a bronze medal in slalom.

Results[edit]

This race was also part of the alpine combined.

Place Competitor Time Difference
1  Henri Oreiller (FRA) 2:55.0
2  Franz Gabl (AUT) 2:59.1 +4.1
3  Karl Molitor (SUI) 3:00.3 +5.3
3  Rolf Olinger (SUI) 3:00.3 +5.3
5  Egon Schöpf (AUT) 3:01.2 +6.2
6  Silvio Alverà (ITA) 3:02.4 +7.4
 Carlo Gartner (ITA) 3:02.4 +7.4
8  Fernand Grosjean (SUI) 3:03.1 +8.1
9  Hans Nogler (AUT) 3:03.2 +8.2
10  Hans Hansson (SWE) 3:05.0 +10.0
11  Sverre Lassen-Urdahl (NOR) 3:06.4 +11.4
 Adolf Odermatt (SUI) 3:06.4 +11.4
13  James Couttet (FRA) 3:07.3 +12.3
14  Engelbert Haider (AUT) 3:08.2 +13.2
15  Eberhard Kneisl (AUT) 3:08.3 +13.3
16  Bjarne Arentz (NOR) 3:09.0 +14.0
17  Antonín Šponar (TCH) 3:09.1 +14.1
18  Romedi Spada (SUI) 3:09.2 +14.2
19  Edi Mall (AUT) 3:09.3 +14.3
20  Marius Eriksen (NOR) 3:09.4 +14.4
21  Vittorio Chierroni (ITA) 3:10.0 +15.0
22  Edy Reinalter (SUI) 3:11.0 +16.0
23  Guy de Huertas (FRA) 3:12.0 +17.0
 Georges Panisset (FRA) 3:12.0 +17.0
25  Sverre Johannesen (NOR) 3:12.1 +17.1
26  Jack Reddish (USA) 3:12.3 +17.3
27  Luboš Brchel (TCH) 3:12.4 +17.4
28  Harvey Clifford (CAN) 3:14.1 +19.1
 Hector Sutherland (CAN) 3:14.1 +19.1
30  Sixten Isberg (SWE) 3:15.0 +20.0
31  Stein Eriksen (NOR) 3:15.1 +20.1
32  Eugenio Bonicco (ITA) 3:15.4 +20.4
33  Jean Pazzi (ITA) 3:16.1 +21.1
34  Claude Penz (FRA) 3:19.2 +24.2
35  Józef Marusarz (POL) 3:20.2 +25.2
36  Valentin-Ture Mulej (YUG) 3:21.1 +26.1
37  Jan Gąsienica Ciaptak (POL) 3:21.3 +26.2
38  Åke Nilsson (SWE) 3:22.2 +27.2
39  Pentti Alonen (FIN) 3:22.3 +27.3
40  Stig Sollander (SWE) 3:23.1 +28.1
41  Olle Dalman (SWE) 3:23.2 +28.2
42  Richard Movitz (USA) 3:25.2 +30.2
43  Steve Knowlton (USA) 3:26.2 +31.2
44  Robert Blatt (USA) 3:27.4 +32.4
45  Devereaux Jennings (USA) 3:28.2 +33.2
46  Daniel Šlachta (TCH) 3:29.4 +34.4
47  Barney McLean (USA) 3:30.1 +35.1
48  Péter Szikla (HUN) 3:30.4 +35.4
49  Sándor Mazány (HUN) 3:31.4 +36.4
50  Michel Feron (BEL) 3:34.3 +39.3
51  Radu Scîrneci (ROU) 3:35.0 +40.0
52  Tamás Székely (HUN) 3:36.0 +41.0
53  Aimo Vartiainen (FIN) 3:36.4 +41.4
54  Slavko Lukanc (YUG) 3:37.1 +42.1
55  Franz Beck (LIE) 3:38.3 +43.3
56  Albert Irwin (CAN) 3:39.1 +44.1
57  Dumitru Frăţilă (ROU) 3:39.3 +44.3
58  Dumitru Sulică (ROU) 3:39.4 +44.4
59  Hernán Oelkers (CHI) 3:40.2 +45.2
60  Donald Garrow (GBR) 3:41.3 +46.3
 Wilbur Irwin (CAN) 3:41.3 +46.3
62  David Madzhar (BUL) 3:45.3 +50.3
63  Justo del Carril (ARG) 3:46.2 +51.2
64  Magnús Brynjólfsson (ISL) 3:48.2 +53.2
65  Károly Kővári (HUN) 3:49.1 +54.1
66  Ion Coliban (ROU) 3:49.2 +54.2
67  Jerzy Schindler (POL) 3:49.4 +54.4
68  Luis de Ridder (ARG) 3:50.2 +55.2
69  Matevž Lukanc (YUG) 3:50.3 +55.3
70  Philippe d'Ursel (BEL) 3:51.0 +56.0
71  Mihai Bîră (ROU) 3:52.3 +57.3
 Ciril Praček (YUG) 3:52.3 +57.3
73  Max Gassner (LIE) 3:53.0 +58.0
74  Vasile Ionescu (ROU) 3:54.1 +59.1
 Arturo Hammersley (CHI) 3:54.1 +59.1
 James Palmer-Tomkinson (GBR) 3:54.1 +59.1
77  György Libik (HUN) 3:55.3 +1:00.3
78  Jaime Errázuriz (CHI) 3:56.4 +1:01.4
79  Poldi Schädler (LIE) 4:00.0 +1:05.0
80  Jože Bertoncelj (YUG) 4:00.2 +1:05.2
81  Stuart Parkinson (GBR) 4:03.0 +1:08.0
82  Dimitar Drazhev (BUL) 4:07.1 +1:12.1
83  Gonzalo Domínguez (CHI) 4:08.3 +1:13.3
84  Lajos Máté (HUN) 4:09.0 +1:14.0
85  Otto Jung (ARG) 4:09.3 +1:14.3
86  José Arias (ESP) 4:11.4 +1:16.4
87  Raşit Tolun (TUR) 4:12.1 +1:17.1
88  Harry Taylor (GBR) 4:17.4 +1:22.4
89  Thomas Morawitz (ESP) 4:24.0 +1:29.0
90  Theodor Sele (LIE) 4:24.1 +1:29.1
91  Gino de Pellegrín (ARG) 4:25.2 +1:30.2
92  Ian Appleyard (GBR) 4:36.2 +1:41.2
 Pablo Rosenkjer (ARG) 4:36.2 +1:41.2
94  Dursun Bozkurt (TUR) 4:37.3 +1:42.3
95  Julio Cernuda (ARG) 4:45.4 +1:50.4
96  Þórir Jónsson (ISL) 4:47.0 +1:52.0
97  Osman Yüce (TUR) 4:49.2 +1:54.2
98  Guðmundur Guðmundsson (ISL) 4:57.0 +2:02.0
99  Constantin von Liechtenstein (LIE) 5:04.1 +2:09.1
100  José Vila (ESP) 5:13.0 +2:18.0
101  Fotios Mavriplis (GRE) 5:39.1 +2:44.1
102  Fernando Armiñán (ESP) 5:41.2 +2:46.2
 Zeno Colò (ITA) DNF
 Roberto Lacedelli (ITA) DNF
 Alfred Stäger (SUI) DNF
 Jan Pawlica (POL) DNF
 Johnny Lunde (NOR) DNF
 Saša Molnar (YUG) DNF
 Peter Boumphrey (GBR) DNF
 Ibrahim Geagea (LIB) DQ
 Muzaffer Demirhan (TUR) DQ

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rapport Général sur les V Jeux Olympiques". Comité Olympique Suisse. LA84 Foundation. 1948. pp. 38–46, 49–52. Retrieved February 18, 2014. 

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