Hans Knauß

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Hans Knauß
Medal record
Men’s Alpine skiing
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1998 Nagano Super-G
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 2003 St. Moritz Giant Slalom
Bronze medal – third place 1999 Vail Super-G

Hans Knauß (born 9 February 1971 in Schladming) is an Austrian former alpine skier. He competed at the 1994, 1998 and 2002 Winter Olympics, winning a silver medal in the Super-G at the 1998 Nagano Olympics.[1]

Doping ban[edit]

Knauß tested positive for the anabolic steroid Nandrolone at a World Cup downhill in Lake Louise in Canada on 27 November 2004 and was subsequently given an 18-month ban from sport.[2] Knauß retired from the sport after the doping sanction.

World Cup victories[edit]

Date Location Race
17 December 1995 Italy Alta Badia Giant Slalom
23 January 1996 France Valloire Super-G
16 December 1996 France Val-d'Isère Super-G
8 March 1998 Norway Kvitfjell Super-G
23 January 1999 Austria Kitzbühel Downhill
14 January 2003 Switzerland Adelboden Giant Slalom
15 March 2003 Norway Lillehammer Giant Slalom


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