Annelise Coberger

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Olympic medal record
Representing  New Zealand
Women’s alpine skiing
Silver medal – second place 1992 Albertville Slalom

Annelise Coberger (born 16 September 1971) is a New Zealand former alpine skier. Born in Christchurch, she became the first person from the Southern Hemisphere to win a medal at the Winter Olympics when she won silver in the slalom at Albertville in France in 1992. She holds New Zealand's only medal from any Winter Olympics. For this success, at the annual Halberg Awards she was awarded the title of New Zealand Sportsman(!) of the Year. Coberger also competed at the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer but did not finish her first run of the slalom.

Her other victories include a single World Cup slalom. Coberger finished competing at an international level a couple of years after her Olympic success. She then joined the New Zealand Police.

World Cup victories[edit]

Date Location Race
14 January 1992 Austria Hinterstoder Slalom

References[edit]