Austria at the 1964 Winter Olympics

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Austria at the
1964 Winter Olympics
Flag of Austria.svg
IOC code AUT
NOC Austrian Olympic Committee
Website www.oeoc.at (German)
in Innsbruck
Competitors 83 (69 men, 14 women) in 10 sports
Flag bearer Regine Heitzer (figure skating)
Medals
Ranked 2nd
Gold Silver Bronze Total
4 5 3 12
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

Austria was the host nation of the 1964 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck.

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold Zimmermann, EgonEgon Zimmermann Alpine skiing Men's downhill
 Gold Stiegler, PepiPepi Stiegler Alpine skiing Men's slalom
 Gold Haas, ChristlChristl Haas Alpine skiing Women's downhill
 Gold Feistmantl, JosefJosef Feistmantl
Stengl, ManfredManfred Stengl
Luge Men's doubles
 Silver Schranz, KarlKarl Schranz Alpine skiing Men's giant slalom
 Silver Zimmermann, EdithEdith Zimmermann Alpine skiing Women's downhill
 Silver Thaler, ErwinErwin Thaler
Koxeder, AdolfAdolf Koxeder
Nairz, JosefJosef Nairz
Durnthaler, ReinholdReinhold Durnthaler
Bobsleigh Four-man
 Silver Heitzer, RegineRegine Heitzer Figure skating Women's singles
 Silver Senn, ReinholdReinhold Senn
Thaler, HelmutHelmut Thaler
Luge Men's doubles
 Bronze Stiegler, PepiPepi Stiegler Alpine skiing Men's giant slalom
 Bronze Hecher, TraudlTraudl Hecher Alpine skiing Women's downhill
 Bronze Thurner, LeniLeni Thurner Luge Women's singles

Alpine skiing[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Race
Time Rank
Karl Schranz Downhill 2:20.98 11
Heini Meßner 2:20.74 10
Gerhard Nenning 2:19.98 7
Egon Zimmermann 2:18.16 1st, gold medalist(s)
Egon Zimmermann Giant Slalom DNF
Gerhard Nenning 1:49.68 6
Pepi Stiegler 1:48.05 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Karl Schranz 1:47.09 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Men's slalom
Athlete Qualifying Final
Time 1 Rank Time 2 Rank Time 1 Rank Time 2 Rank Total Rank
Hias Leitner 54.90 20 QF 1:17.07 29 1:02.57 12 2:19.64 21
Gerhard Nenning 53.60 10 QF 1:10.29 4 1:02.91 13 2:13.20 7
Karl Schranz 53.55 8 QF 1:10.04 2 1:11.54 36 2:21.58 24
Pepi Stiegler 53.41 6 QF 1:09.03 1 1:02.10 8 2:11.13 1st, gold medalist(s)
Women
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Edda Kainz Downhill 2:02.69 22
Traudl Hecher 1:56.66 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Edith Zimmermann 1:56.42 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Christl Haas 1:55.39 1st, gold medalist(s)
Marianne Jahn-Nutt Giant Slalom 1:55.95 13
Traudl Hecher 1:54.55 8
Edith Zimmermann 1:54.21 6
Christl Haas 1:53.86 4
Marianne Jahn-Nutt Slalom DNF DNF
Christl Haas 46.43 10 48.68 5 1:35.11 6
Edith Zimmermann 46.24 9 48.03 4 1:34.27 5
Traudl Hecher 44.52 3 DNF DNF

Biathlon[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Time Misses Adjusted time 1 Rank
20 km Paul Ernst DNF DNF
Adolf Scherwitzl 1'36:12.7 6 1'48:12.7 41
Walter Müller 1'25:12.3 7 1'39:12.3 34
Hansjörg Farbmacher 1'28:11.3 4 1'36:11.3 28
1 Two minutes added per miss.

Bobsleigh[edit]

Sled Athletes Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
AUT-1 Erwin Thaler
Josef Nairz
Two-man 1:05.72 4 1:06.98 11 1:06.48 8 1:06.33 5 4:25.51 8
AUT-2 Franz Isser
Reinhold Durnthaler
Two-man 1:06.94 11 1:06.71 9 1:07.40 15 1:07.04 10 4:28.09 9
Sled Athletes Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
AUT-1 Erwin Thaler
Adolf Koxeder
Josef Nairz
Reinhold Durnthaler
Four-man 1:03.67 3 1:03.94 3 1:03.74 3 1:04.13 3 4:15.48 2nd, silver medalist(s)
AUT-2 Paul Aste
Herbert Gruber
Andreas Arnold
Hans Stoll
Four-man 1:04.65 14 1:04.40 9 1:04.43 6 1:04.25 4 4:17.73 7

Cross-country skiing[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
15 km Günther Rieger 1'01:07.3 59
Anton Kogler 59:10.6 53
Hubert Schrott 59:01.7 52
Hermann Lackner 58:04.0 48
30 km Franz Vetter DNF
Hermann Mayr 1'48:53.3 56
Hansjörg Farbmacher 1'41:37.1 36
Andreas Janc 1'40:23.3 31
50 km Hermann Mayr 3'08:48.6 33
Andreas Janc 2'58:43.8 21
Men's 4 × 10 km relay
Athletes Race
Time Rank
Günther Rieger
Hansjörg Farbmacher
Anton Kogler
Andreas Janc
2'34:48.9 11
Women
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
5 km Heiderun Ludwig 20:11.3 20
10 km Heiderun Ludwig 47:27.6 25

Figure skating[edit]

Men
Athlete CF FS Points Places Rank
Wolfgang Schwarz 17 13 1695.9 127 15
Peter Jonas 9 6 1752.0 79 7
Emmerich Danzer 5 3 1824.0 42 5
Women
Athlete CF FS Points Places Rank
Ingrid Ostler 16 20 1684.8 171 20
Helli Sengtschmid 18 3 1782.1 85 9
Regine Heitzer 2 5 1945.5 22 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Pairs
Athletes Points Places Rank
Ingeborg Strell
Ferdinand Dedovich
83.6 129 15
Gerlinde Schönbauer
Wilhelm Bietak
87.7 108 12

Ice hockey[edit]

First Round[edit]

Winners (in bold) qualified for the Group A to play for 1st-8th places. Teams, which lost their qualification matches, played in Group B for 9th-16th places.

Team 1  Score  Team 2
 Austria 2–8  Finland

Consolation Round[edit]

Rank Team Pld W L T GF GA Pts
9  Poland 7 6 1 0 40 13 12
10  Norway 7 5 2 0 40 19 10
11  Japan 7 4 2 1 35 31 9
12  Romania 7 3 3 1 31 28 7
13  Austria 7 3 3 1 24 28 7
14  Yugoslavia 7 3 3 1 29 37 7
15  Italy 7 2 5 0 24 42 4
16  Hungary 7 0 7 0 14 39 0
  • Austria 6-2 Yugoslavia
  • Austria 3-0 Hungary
  • Austria 5-5 Japan
  • Austria 2-5 Romania
  • Austria 5-3 Italy
  • Austria 2-8 Norway
  • Austria 1-5 Poland
Contestants
Adolf Bachura
Horst Kakl
Dieter Kalt
Christian Kirchberger
Hermann Knoll
Eduard Mössmer
Tassilo Neuwirth
Alfred Püls
Sepp Puschnig
Erich Romauch
Fritz Spielmann
Sel Saint John
Gustav Tischer
Friedrich Turek
Fritz Wechselberger
Erich Winkler
Walter Znenahlik

Luge[edit]

Men
Athlete Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Franz Tiefenbacher 53.31 11 53.04 8 54.00 13 53.51 8 3:33.86 8
Manfred Schmid 53.27 10 52.86 7 53.82 12 54.09 13 3:34.04 9
Reinhold Senn 52.32 5 1:03.85 28 53.43 7 53.37 5 3:42.97 21
Josef Feistmantl 52.14 4 52.58 4 53.51 8 53.11 3 3:31.34 5

(Men's) Doubles

Athletes Run 1 Run 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Josef Feistmantl
Manfred Stengl
50.57 1 51.05 2 1:41.62 1st, gold medalist(s)
Reinhold Senn
Helmut Thaler
51.02 2 50.89 1 1:41.91 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Women
Athlete Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Antonia Lanthaler 54.30 11 DNF DNF
Friederike Matejka 53.61 8 52.98 5 53.94 8 54.15 9 3:34.68 7
Leni Thurner 52.08 4 52.08 3 52.42 5 52.48 3 3:29.06 3rd, bronze medalist(s)

Nordic combined pictogram.svg Nordic combined[edit]

Events:

  • normal hill ski jumping (Three jumps, best two counted and shown here.)
  • 15 km cross-country skiing
Athlete Event Ski Jumping Cross-country Total
Distance 1 Distance 2 Points Rank Time Points Rank Points Rank
Leopold Kohl Individual 57.0 64.5 181.6 25 57:09.8 160.26 29 341.86 28
Waldemar Heigenhauser 67.5 67.0 210.4 11 56:24.1 168.32 25 378.72 19
Willy Köstinger 70.5 66.5 225.5 5 54:35.5 188.18 18 413.68 10
Franz Scherübl 54.5 61.0 169.6 27 56:19.9 169.00 24 338.60 29

Ski jumping pictogram.svg Ski jumping[edit]

Athletes performed three jumps, the best two were counted and are shown here.

Athlete Event Jump 1 Jump 2 Total
Distance Points Distance Points Points Rank
Willi Egger Normal hill 71.0 94.5 71.5 92.9 187.4 44
Sepp Lichtenegger 75.0 102.1 75.0 103.3 205.4 11
Otto Leodolter 74.0 99.7 72.0 97.6 197.3 28
Baldur Preiml 75.0 101.1 76.0 103.5 204.6 13
Sepp Lichtenegger Large hill 87.0 102.0 68.0 77.9 179.9 43
Otto Leodolter 87.0 101.1 85.0 102.9 204.0 17
Willi Egger 86.5 100.0 87.0 106.0 206.0 12
Baldur Preiml 87.0 106.0 78.0 97.2 203.2 18

Speed skating[edit]

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
500 m Peter Toyfl 43.7 36
Manfred Zojer 43.5 35
1500 m Erich Korbel DSQ
Josef Reisinger 2:27.8 51
Peter Toyfl 2:24.2 48
Hermann Strutz 2:18.0 33
5000 m Gerhard Strutz 8:50.4 42
Reinhold Seeböck 8:29.6 37
Hermann Strutz 7:48.3 5
10,000 m Hermann Strutz 16:42.6 11

References[edit]