Games & medals

Games Results Sport Event
Lillehammer 1994
Games Results Sport Event
Lillehammer 1994
#33 Alpine Skiing Downhill
#3
Alpine Skiing Giant Slalom
#1
Alpine Skiing Slalom
#2
Alpine Skiing Combined
Albertville 1992
Games Results Sport Event
Albertville 1992
#AC Alpine Skiing Giant Slalom
#7 Alpine Skiing Slalom
Calgary 1988
Games Results Sport Event
Calgary 1988
#1
Alpine Skiing Giant Slalom
#1
Alpine Skiing Slalom
#AC Alpine Skiing Combined

Vreni SCHNEIDER

Switzerland
Alpine Skiing
Height
170 cm / 5'7''
Weight
68 kg / 149 pounds
Birth date
26 Nov 1964 Elm, Switzerland
Gender
Female

Number of medals

5 Olympic medals

Olympic Games

3 Olympic Games

Vreni SCHNEIDER biography

Switzerland’s Vreni Schneider was the first woman to win five alpine skiing Olympic medals. Schneider won both the slalom and giant slalom at the 1992 Olympic Winter Games. In 1994 at Lillehammer, she won three more medals, repeating as champion in the slalom, while earning a silver in the Alpine combined, and a bronze in the giant slalom. At the World Championships she won the giant slalom in 1987 and 1989, and the slalom in 1991. She was overall World Cup champion in 1989, 1994-95, winning the following event championships: 1986-87, 1989, 1991, and 1995 giant slalom; and the 1989-90, and 1992-95 slalom. Among women, her 54 victories (34 slalom, 19 giant slalom, one combined) trailed only Austria’s Annemarie Moser-Pröll in overall World Cup race wins.

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