Christian Neureuther

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Christian Neureuther
— Alpine skier —
Christian Neureuther.jpg
Neureuther in 2014
Disciplines Slalom, Giant Slalom
Born (1949-04-28) April 28, 1949 (age 69)
Garmisch-Partenkirchen,
Bavaria, West Germany
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
World Cup debut December 1969 (age 20)
Retired February 1981 (age 31)
Olympics
Teams 3 – (1972, 1976, 1980)
Medals 0
World Championships
Teams 5 – (19721980)
includes 3 Olympics
Medals 0
World Cup
Seasons 12 – (19701981)
Wins 6 – (6 SL)
Podiums 20 – (20 SL)
Overall titles 0 – (4th in 1973)
Discipline titles 0 – (2nd in SL, 1973, 1974)

Christian Neureuther (born 28 April 1949) is a former World Cup alpine ski racer from Germany.

Racing career[edit]

Born and raised in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, Neureuther specialized in the slalom and won six World Cup races and attained 20 podiums. He competed for West Germany in three Winter Olympics; 1972, 1976, and 1980; he finished fifth in the slalom in both 1976 and 1980. Neureuther was the runner-up to Gustav Thöni in the World Cup season slalom standings in 1973 and 1974, and finished fourth overall in 1973.

Personal[edit]

Neureuther is married to Rosi Mittermaier, a double gold medalist at the 1976 Winter Olympics and the overall World Cup champion in 1976. Married in 1980, they are the parents of Felix Neureuther, a World Cup ski racer for Germany.

World Cup results[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Season Age Overall Slalom Giant
Slalom
Super G Downhill Combined
1970 20 25 17 19 not
run
not
awarded
1971 21 8 6 8
1972 22 32 13 23
1973 23 4 2
1974 24 9 2 25
1975 25 21 7
1976 26 26 6
1977 27 28 9 not
awarded
1978 28 34 14
1979 29 14 3
1980 30 16 3
1981 31 73 27

Points were only awarded for top ten finishes (see scoring system).

Race podiums[edit]

  • 6 wins - (6 SL)
  • 20 podiums - (20 SL)
Season Date Location Discipline Place
1971 30 Jan 1971 France Megève, France Slalom 3rd
25 Feb 1971 United States Heavenly Valley, USA Slalom 2nd
1973 17 Dec 1972 Italy Madonna di Campiglio, Italy Slalom 3rd
14 Jan 1973 Switzerland Wengen, Switzerland Slalom 1st
21 Jan 1973 France Megève, France Slalom 1st
4 Feb 1973 Austria St. Anton, Austria Slalom 2nd
4 Mar 1973 Canada Mt. St. Anne, Canada Slalom 3rd
15 Mar 1973 Japan Naeba, Japan Slalom 2nd
1974 17 Dec 1973 Italy Vipiteno, Italy Slalom 3rd
5 Jan 1974 West Germany Garmisch, West Germany Slalom 1st
20 Jan 1974 Switzerland Wengen, Switzerland Slalom 1st
1975 21 Feb 1975 Japan Naeba, Japan Slalom 3rd
1976 11 Jan 1976 Switzerland Wengen, Switzerland Slalom 3rd
1977 18 Mar 1977 Norway Voss, Norway Slalom 3rd
1979 13 Dec 1978 Italy Madonna di Campiglio, Italy Slalom 3rd
9 Jan 1979 Switzerland Crans-Montana, Switzerland Slalom 1st
21 Jan 1979 Austria Kitzbühel, Austria Slalom 1st
17 Mar 1979 Japan Furano, Japan Slalom 2nd
1980 13 Jan 1980 Austria Kitzbühel, Austria Slalom 2nd
27 Feb 1980 United States Waterville Valley, USA Slalom 2nd

World championship results[edit]

  Year    Age   Slalom   Giant 
 Slalom 
Super-G Downhill Combined
1970 20 DNF 17 not
run
1972 22 11 DNF2
1974 24 DNF
1976 26 5 30
1978 28 6
1980 30 5

From 1948 through 1980, the Winter Olympics were also the World Championships for alpine skiing.
At the World Championships from 1954 through 1980, the combined was a "paper race" using the results of the three events (DH, GS, SL).

Olympic results Olympic rings without rims.svg[edit]

  Year    Age   Slalom  Giant
 Slalom 
Super-G Downhill Combined
1972 22 11 DNF2 not
run
not
run
1976 26 5 30
1980 30 5

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