Michael Gruber (skier)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Michael Gruber
Michael Gruber jumps from Holmenkollen.jpg
Medal record
Men's nordic combined
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2006 Turin 4 x 5 km team
Bronze medal – third place 2002 Salt Lake City 4 x 5 km team
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2003 Val di Fiemme 4 x 5 km team
Bronze medal – third place 2005 Oberstdorf 4 x 5 km team

Michael Gruber (born 5 December 1979 in Schwarzach im Pongau) is an Austrian nordic combined skier who competed from 1997 to 2008. He won a gold medal in the 4 x 5 km team event at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin.

Gruber won two 4 x 5 km team event medals at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships with a gold in 2003 and a bronze in 2005. He has two individual career victories (1998: 7.5 km sprint, 2004: 15 km individual).

He retired after the 2007-08 season.