Dagmar Rom

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Trude Beiser
— Alpine skier —
Dagmar Rom 1950b.jpg
Dagmar Rom at the 1950 World Championships
Disciplines Downhill, giant slalom,
slalom, combined
Club TS Innsbruck
Born (1928-06-16) 16 June 1928 (age 90)
Innsbruck, Tyrol, Austria
Olympics
Teams 1 – (1952)
Medals 1 (0 gold)
World Championships
Teams 2 – (1950, 1952)
includes Olympics
Medals 3 (2 gold)

Dagmar Rom (born 16 June 1928) is a former alpine ski racer from Austria. At age 21 she won two gold medals at the 1950 World Championships in Aspen, Colorado, in the slalom and giant slalom events.[1][2][3] Two years later she won a silver medal in the giant slalom at the 1952 Olympics.[4]

In 1950/51 Rom did not take part in international races. With Egon Schöpf, her partner in life, she established a business with sporting goods in Seefeld. Because her popularity she got a leading role in the film "Nacht am Mont Blanc" (Night on the Mont Blanc) shot by Harald Reinl. Because winning two titles in the Championships of Austrian Skiing Association in the early days of the year 1952 she was qualified for the Olympic Games in Oslo. Directly after the Games she married Mr. Günter Peis, a journalist, and having a child in the same year. She didn't take part in races in the following years. She made a comeback in the winter 1954/55 and could finish 6th in the Slalom of Kitzbühel. But becoming a mother once more in 1955, she ended her sports career. In the 1960s she starred in the Austrian television series Mario, together with her son.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Claasen, Harold (14 February 1950). "21-year-old Austrian co-ed wins giant slalom race at Aspen". Spokesman-Review. Associated Press. p. 12. 
  2. ^ "Austrians dominate in (giant) slalom of women's world ski meet". Montreal Gazette. Associated Press. 14 February 1950. p. 16. 
  3. ^ "Blond ski co-ed wins in slalom". Spokesman-Review. Associated Press. 16 February 1950. p. 17. 
  4. ^ "1952 Winter Olympics – Oslo, Norway – Alpine Skiing" Archived 16 August 2011 at the Wayback Machine. (Retrieved on 27 February 2008)
  5. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Dagmar Rom". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. 

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