Alpine skiing at the 1988 Winter Olympics – Women's downhill

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Women's downhill
at the XV Olympic Winter Games
Alpine skiing pictogram.svg
Venue Nakiska
Date February 19
Competitors 35 from 14 nations
Winning time 1:25.86
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Marina Kiehl  West Germany
2nd, silver medalist(s) Brigitte Oertli  Switzerland
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Karen Percy  Canada
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Alpine skiing at the
1988 Winter Olympics
Alpine skiing pictogram.svg
Combined   men   women
Downhill men women
Giant slalom men women
Slalom men women
Super-G men women
Women's downhill
Location Nakiska
Vertical    647 m (2,123 ft)
Top elevation 2,179 m (7,149 ft)  
Base elevation 1,532 m (5,026 ft)

The Women's Downhill competition of the Calgary 1988 Olympics was held at Nakiska.[1]

The defending world champion was Maria Walliser of Switzerland, while Switzerland's Michela Figini was the defending World Cup downhill champion and led the 1988 World Cup.[2][3]

Results[edit]

[1]

Rank Name Country Time Difference
1st, gold medalist(s) Marina Kiehl  West Germany 1:25.86 -
2nd, silver medalist(s) Brigitte Oertli  Switzerland 1:26.61 +0.75
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Karen Percy  Canada 1:26.62 +0.76
4 Maria Walliser  Switzerland 1:26.89 +1.03
5 Laurie Graham  Canada 1:26.99 +1.13
6 Petra Kronberger  Austria 1:27.03 +1.17
7 Regine Mösenlechner  West Germany 1:27.16 +1.30
8 Elisabeth Kirchler  Austria 1:27.19 +1.33
9 Michela Figini  Switzerland 1:27.26 +1.40
10 Lucia Medzihradská  Czechoslovakia 1:27.28 +1.42
11 Chantal Bournissen  Switzerland 1:27.46 +1.60
12 Carole Merle  France 1:27.53 +1.67
13 Michaela Gerg-Leitner  West Germany 1:27.83 +1.97
14 Emi Kawabata  Japan 1:27.85 +1.99
15 Kerrin Lee-Gartner  Canada 1:28.07 +2.21
16 Golnur Postnikova  Soviet Union 1:28.23 +2.37
17 Claudine Emonet  France 1:28.36 +2.50
18 Edie Thys  United States 1:28.53 +2.67
19 Michaela Marzola  Italy 1:28.69 +2.83
20 Kristin Krone  United States 1:29.13 +3.27
21 Christina Meier-Höck  West Germany 1:29.30 +3.44
22 Wendy Lumby  Great Britain 1:29.76 +3.90
23 Sachiko Yamamoto  Japan 1:30.15 +4.29
24 Ludmila Milanová  Czechoslovakia 1:30.42 +4.56
25 Clare Booth  Great Britain 1:32.50 +6.64
26 Jolanda Kindle  Liechtenstein 1:32.88 +7.02
27 Carolina Eiras  Argentina 1:37.37 +11.51
28 Astrid Steverlynck  Argentina 1:41.64 +15.78
- Mariela Vallecillo  Argentina DNF -
- Mihaela Fera  Romania DNF -
- Jacqueline Vogt  Liechtenstein DNF -
- Hilary Lindh  United States DNF -
- Anita Wachter  Austria DNF -
- Kellie Casey  Canada DNF -
- Sigrid Wolf  Austria DNF -

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Calgary 1988 Official Report" (PDF). XV Olympic Winter Games Organizing Committee. LA84 Foundation. 1988. Retrieved January 3, 2014. 
  2. ^ "1987 World Cup standings". FIS. Retrieved January 3, 2014. 
  3. ^ "1987 World Championships results". FIS. Retrieved January 3, 2014. 

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