Rudolf Nierlich

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Rudolf Nierlich
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Born February 20, 1966
Died May 18, 1991

Rudolf ("Rudi") Nierlich (February 20, 1966 – May 18, 1991) was an Austrian alpine skier.

Born in Sankt Wolfgang im Salzkammergut (Upper Austria), he won a total of 8 races in the Alpine Skiing World Cup, and was three times World Champion (1989 and 1991), in Slalom and Giant Slalom.

He died 1991 in a traffic collision in Sankt Wolfgang im Salzkammergut.

World Cup victories[edit]

Date Location Race
January 30, 1988 Austria Schladming Giant Slalom
January 10, 1989 Austria Kirchberg Giant Slalom
January 22, 1989 Switzerland Wengen Slalom
March 3, 1989 Japan Furano Giant Slalom
March 10, 1989 Japan Shigakogen Slalom
January 21, 1990 Austria Kitzbühel Slalom
February 26, 1991 Norway Oppdal Slalom
March 10, 1991 United States Aspen Slalom


Preceded by
Peter Seisenbacher
Austrian Sportsman of the year
Succeeded by
Thomas Muster