Peter Müller (skier)

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Piccard, Zurbriggen, Müller 1989 Paraguay stamp.jpg
Peter Müller (right) at the 1988 Olympics
Personal information
Born 6 October 1957 (1957-10-06) (age 56)
Lambach, Austria
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 84 kg (185 lb)
Sport
Sport Alpine skiing
Club Zürich-Lev

Peter Müller (born 6 October 1957) is a former World Cup alpine ski racer from Switzerland.

A world champion in 1987 in the downhill, Müller was a silver medalist the downhill in two world championships (1985 and 1989) and two Olympic games (1984 and 1988).[1]

Müller won the World Cup season title in the downhill in 1979, 1980, and 1982 (tied with Steve Podborski of Canada). Müeller finished second in the World Cup downhill standings in 1985, 1986, and 1987. His best finish in the overall standings was fourth, which he achieved three times.

Müller retired from international competition following the 1992 season with 24 World Cup victories (19 downhill, 2 Super-G, 3 combined). Afterwards he competed in orienteering.[1]

World Cup results[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Season Age Overall Slalom Giant
Slalom
Super G Downhill Combined
1977 19 24 16 not
run
21 not
awarded
1978 20 36 18
1979 21 15 39 1
1980 22 9 1
1981 23 5 3 3
1982 24 4 1^ 13
1983 25 7 15 not
awarded
7 7
1984 26 24 30 14 11
1985 27 4 46 2 3
1986 28 4 5 2 6
1987 29 9 2
1988 30 9 19 5 9
1989 31 12 18 6 8
1990 32 107 33
1991 33 63 23
1992 34 81 27

Season titles[edit]

Season Discipline
1979 Downhill
1980 Downhill
1982^ Downhill

^ tie with Steve Podborski of Canada

Individual races[edit]

  • 24 wins – (19 DH, 2 SG, 3 K)
  • 51 podiums – (41 DH, 3 SG, 7 K)
Season Date Location Discipline
1979 1 February 1979 Switzerland Villars-sur-Ollon, Switzerland Downhill
1980 16 December 1979 Italy Val Gardena, Italy Downhill
6 January 1980 France Pra Loup, France Downhill
19 January 1980 Switzerland Wengen, Switzerland Downhill
1981 9 December 1980 Italy Madonna di Campiglio, Italy Combined
14 December 1980 Italy Val Gardena, Italy Downhill
1982 27 February 1982 Canada Whistler, Canada Downhill
5 March 1982 United States Aspen, USA Downhill
6 March 1982 Downhill
1983 12 December 1982 France Val-d'Isère, France Super G
1985 9 March 1985 United States Aspen, USA Downhill
16 March 1985 Canada Panorama, Canada Downhill
1986 27 January 1986 West Germany Garmisch, West Germany Combined
3 February 1986 Switzerland Crans-Montana, Switzerland Super G
Combined
8 February 1986 France Morzine, France Downhill
21 February 1986 Sweden Åre, Sweden Downhill
8 March 1986 United States Aspen, USA Downhill
1987 15 August 1986 Argentina Las Leñas, Argentina Downhill
28 February 1987 Japan Furano, Japan Downhill
14 March 1987 Canada Calgary, Canada Downhill
1988 16 January 1988 Austria Bad Kleinkirchheim, Austria Downhill
12 March 1988 United States Beaver Creek, USA Downhill
1989 9 December 1988 Italy Val Gardena, Italy Downhill

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Peter Müller. Sports Reference.com

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