Alpine skiing at the 1960 Winter Olympics – Women's downhill

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Women's downhill
at the VIII Olympic Winter Games
Alpine skiing pictogram.svg
Venue Squaw Valley
Date February 20
Competitors 42 from 14 nations
Winning time 1:37.6
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Heidi Biebl  United Team of Germany
2nd, silver medalist(s) Penny Pitou  United States
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Traudl Hecher  Austria
← 1956
1964 →

The Women's downhill competition of the Squaw Valley 1960 Olympics was held at Squaw Valley.[1]

The defending world champion was Lucille Wheeler of Canada.[2]

Results[edit]

[1]

Rank Name Country Time Difference
1st, gold medalist(s) Heidi Biebl  United Team of Germany 1:37.6 -
2nd, silver medalist(s) Penny Pitou  United States 1:38.6 +1.0
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Traudl Hecher  Austria 1:38.9 +1.3
4 Pia Riva  Italy 1:39.9 +2.3
5 Jerta Schir  Italy 1:40.5 +2.9
6 Anneliese Meggl  United Team of Germany 1:40.8 +3.2
7 Sonja Sperl  United Team of Germany 1:41.0 +3.4
8 Erika Netzer  Austria 1:41.1 +3.5
9 Yvonne Rüegg  Switzerland 1:41.6 +4.0
Carla Marchelli  Italy
11 Barbi Henneberger  United Team of Germany 1:42.4 +4.8
12 Anne Heggtveit  Canada 1:42.9 +5.3
Marit Haraldsen  Norway
14 Thérèse Leduc
Arlette Grosso
 France 1:44.2 +6.6
Jolanda Schir  Italy
17 Nancy Holland  Canada 1:45.2 +7.6
18 Marguerite Leduc  France 1:45.6 +8.0
19 Stalina Demidova-Korzukhina  Soviet Union 1:46.5 +8.9
20 Yevgeniya Kabina-Sidorova  Soviet Union 1:46.7 +9.1
21 Joan Hannah  United States 1:47.9 +10.3
22 Nancy Greene  Canada 1:48.3 +10.7
23 Lyubov Volkova  Soviet Union 1:49.2 +11.6
24 Marían Navarro  Spain 1:49.7 +12.1
25 Josephine Gibbs  Great Britain 1:50.3 +12.7
26 Margrit Gertsch  Switzerland 1:50.4 +12.8
27 Christine Davy  Australia 1:50.6 +13.0
28 Wendy Farrington  Great Britain 1:50.8 +13.2
29 María Cristina Schweizer  Argentina 1:51.0 +13.4
30 Liv Jagge-Christiansen  Norway 1:51.2 +13.6
31 Renate Holmes  Great Britain 1:51.9 +14.3
32 Elizabeth Greene  Canada 1:53.3 +15.7
33 Linda Meyers  United States 1:53.4 +15.8
34 Cecilia Womersley  New Zealand 1:59.5 +21.9
35 Liselotte Michel  Switzerland 2:01.0 +23.4
36 Trish Prain  New Zealand 2:01.5 +23.9
37 Astrid Sandvik  Norway 2:02.9 +25.3
38 Janine Monterrain  France 2:03.0 +25.4
39 Putzi Frandl  Austria 2:11.6 +34.0
- Betsy Snite  United States DQ -
- Annemarie Waser  Switzerland DQ -
- Herlinde Beutlhauser  Austria DQ -

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "VIII Olympic Winter Games Squaw Valley, California 1960 - Final Report" (PDF). California Olympic Commission. LA84 Foundation. 1960. Retrieved January 3, 2014. 
  2. ^ "1958 World Championships results". FIS. Retrieved January 3, 2014. 

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