Stecher in 2016
|Men's nordic combined|
|2006 Turin||4 x 5 km team|
|2010 Vancouver||4 x 5 km team|
|2002 Salt Lake City||4 x 5 km team|
|2014 Sochi||4 x 5 km team|
|2011 Oslo||4 x 5 km team normal hill|
|2011 Oslo||4 x 5 km team large hill|
|1999 Ramsau||7.5 km sprint|
|2001 Lahti||4 x 5 km team|
|2013 Val di Flemme||10 km normal hill|
|1997 Trondheim||4 x 5 km team|
Mario Stecher (born 17 July 1977, in Eisenerz) is an Austrian former Nordic combined skier. Competing in five Winter Olympics, he won three medals in the 4 x 5 km team event with two golds (2006, 2010) and a bronze (2002). Stecher's best individual finish was fifth in the 10 km individual normal hill event at Vancouver in 2010.
Stecher has a total of nine World Cup victories since 1994, including the Nordic combined event at the Holmenkollen ski festival that same year. Being 16 years old, he was the youngest winner on the Holmenkollen. - On February 27th, 2015, he announced his retirement, after he wasn't nominated by the Austrian Ski Federation to compete in the FIS Nordic Skiing World Championships 2015 in Falun.
He is married to Carina Raich since 2008.
- Mario Stecher at the International Ski Federation
- Holmenkollen winners since 1892 – click Vinnere for downloadable pdf file (Norwegian)
- Official website (English) & (German)
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