FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 1996

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FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 1996
Host city Sierra Nevada
Country Spain
Events 10
Opening ceremony 12 February 1996 (1996-02-12)
Closing ceremony 25 February 1996 (1996-02-25)
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Sierra Nevada is located in Europe
Sierra Nevada
Sierra Nevada
Location in Europe
Sierra Nevada is located in Spain
Sierra Nevada
Sierra Nevada
Location in southern Spain

The FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 1996 were held 12–25 February in Spain at Sierra Nevada near Granada city. The championships were to be held in 1995, but were postponed due to lack of snow.[1]

Men's competitions[edit]

Downhill[edit]

Date: February 17

Placing Country Athlete Time
1 Austria Patrick Ortlieb 2:00.17
2 Italy Kristian Ghedina 2:00.44
3 France Luc Alphand 2:00.45

Super-G[edit]

Date: February 13

Placing Country Athlete Time
1 Norway Atle Skårdal 1:21.80
2 Sweden Patrik Järbyn 1:22.09
3 Norway Kjetil André Aamodt 1:22.11

Giant Slalom[edit]

Date: February 23

Placing Country Athlete Time
1 Italy Alberto Tomba 1:58.63
2 Switzerland Urs Kälin 1:59.07
3 Switzerland Michael von Grünigen 1:59.45

Slalom[edit]

Date: February 25

Placing Country Athlete Time
1 Italy Alberto Tomba 1:42.26
2 Austria Mario Reiter 1:42.57
3 Switzerland Michael von Grünigen 1:42.81

Combination[edit]

Date: February 19

Placing Country Athlete Time
1 Luxembourg Marc Girardelli 3:31.95
2 Norway Lasse Kjus 3:32.20
3 Austria Günther Mader 3:32.93

Women's competitions[edit]

Downhill[edit]

Date: February 18

Placing Country Athlete Time
1 United States Picabo Street 1:54.06
2 Germany Katja Seizinger 1:54.63
3 United States Hilary Lindh 1:54.70

Super-G[edit]

Date: February 12

Placing Country Athlete Time
1 Italy Isolde Kostner 1:21.00
2 Switzerland Heidi Zurbriggen 1:21.66
3 United States Picabo Street 1:21.71

Giant Slalom[edit]

Date: February 22

Placing Country Athlete Time
1 Italy Deborah Compagnoni 2:10.74
2 Switzerland Karin Roten 2:11.09
3 Germany Martina Ertl 2:11.44

Slalom[edit]

Date: February 24

Placing Country Athlete Time
1 Sweden Pernilla Wiberg 1:31.46
2 France Patricia Chauvet 1:32.32
3 Slovenia Urška Hrovat 1:32.33

Combination[edit]

Date: February 19

Placing Country Athlete Time
1 Sweden Pernilla Wiberg 3:19.68
2 Austria Anita Wachter 3:21.73
3 Norway Marianne Kjørstad 3:22.35

Medals table[edit]

Place Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Italy 4 1 - 5
2  Sweden 2 1 - 3
3  Austria 1 2 1 4
4  Norway 1 1 2 4
5  United States 1 - 2 3
6  Luxembourg 1 - - 1
7   Switzerland - 3 2 5
8  Germany - 1 1 2
 France - 1 1 2
8  Slovenia - - 1 1

References[edit]

External links[edit]

  • FIS-ski.com - results - 1996 World Championships - Sierra Nevada, Spain
  • FIS-ski.com - results - World Championships


Coordinates: 37°05′N 3°24′W / 37.09°N 3.40°W / 37.09; -3.40