Alpine skiing at the 1980 Winter Olympics – Women's downhill

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Women's Downhill
at the XIII Olympic Winter Games
Alpine skiing pictogram.svg
VenueWhiteface Mountain
DateFebruary 17
Competitors28 from 13 nations
Winning time1:37.52
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Annemarie Moser-Pröll  Austria
2nd, silver medalist(s) Hanni Wenzel  Liechtenstein
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Marie-Theres Nadig  Switzerland
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Women's Downhill
LocationWhiteface Mountain
Vertical   700 m (2,297 ft)
Top elevation1,181 m (3,875 ft)  
Base elevation   481 m (1,578 ft)

The Women's downhill competition of the Lake Placid 1980 Olympics was held at Whiteface Mountain.[1][2]

The defending world champion was Annemarie Moser-Pröll of Austria, who was also the defending World Cup downhill champion, while Switzerland's Marie-Theres Nadig led the 1980 World Cup.[3][4]

Results[edit]

[1]

Rank Name Country Time Difference
1st, gold medalist(s) Annemarie Moser-Pröll  Austria 1:37.52 -
2nd, silver medalist(s) Hanni Wenzel  Liechtenstein 1:38.22 +0.70
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Marie-Theres Nadig  Switzerland 1:38.36 +0.84
4 Heidi Preuss  United States 1:39.51 +1.99
5 Kathy Kreiner  Canada 1:39.53 +2.01
6 Ingrid Eberle  Austria 1:39.63 +2.11
7 Torill Fjeldstad  Norway 1:39.69 +2.17
Cindy Nelson  United States
9 Marianne Zechmeister  West Germany 1:39.96 +2.44
10 Jana Gantnerová-Šoltýsová  Czechoslovakia 1:40.71 +3.19
11 Laurie Graham  Canada 1:40.74 +3.22
Bernadette Zurbriggen  Switzerland
13 Loni Klettl  Canada 1:40.95 +3.43
14 Holly Flanders  United States 1:40.96 +3.44
15 Cristina Gravina  Italy 1:40.99 +3.47
16 Marie-Luce Waldmeier  France 1:41.05 +3.53
17 Evi Mittermaier  West Germany 1:41.26 +3.74
Doris de Agostini  Switzerland
19 Irene Epple  West Germany 1:41.68 +4.16
20 Annemarie Bischofsberger  Switzerland 1:41.93 +4.41
21 Monika Bader  West Germany 1:41.96 +4.44
22 Cornelia Pröll  Austria 1:42.44 +4.92
23 Petra Wenzel  Liechtenstein 1:42.50 +4.98
24 Moira Cargill  Great Britain 1:42.82 +5.30
25 Valentina Iliffe  Great Britain 1:43.28 +5.76
26 Anna Archibald  New Zealand 1:46.68 +9.16
27 Farida Rahmed  Lebanon 2:42.88 +65.36
- Caroline Attia  France DNF -

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "The Official Report of the XIIIth Olympic Winter Games Lake Placid 1980 - Official Results" (PDF). Lake Placid Organizing Committee. LA84 Foundation. 1980. Retrieved January 3, 2014.
  2. ^ "Alpine Skiing at the 1980 Lake Placid Winter Games: Women's Downhill". Sports Reference. Retrieved 20 March 2018.
  3. ^ "1979 World Cup standings". FIS. Retrieved January 3, 2014.
  4. ^ "1978 World Championships results". FIS. Retrieved January 3, 2014.