James Couttet

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James Couttet
James Couttet Zakopane 1939.jpg
Medal record
Representing  France
Men’s Alpine skiing
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1948 St. Moritz Slalom
Bronze medal – third place 1948 St. Moritz Combined
World Championship
Gold medal – first place 1938 Engelberg Downhill

James Couttet (July 18, 1921 – November 13, 1997) was a French alpine skier, world champion and Olympic medalist.

He was born in Bossons near Chamonix and died in Chamonix.

Couttet received a silver medal in the slalom and a bronze medal in the combined at the 1948 Winter Olympics in St. Moritz.[1] He became a world champion in the downhill in 1938.