Curious anniversary gold at world championships for the ÖSV – winter sports – alpine skiing

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Cortina d’Ampezzo – Tuesday, February 16, 2021, 11:40 p.m.

The 100th gold medal for the ÖSV at the World Ski Championships is probably one of the strangest, if not the strangest, in history.

Less than half an hour after the end of the race, Katharina Liensberger’s silver was awarded gold in the parallel competition. The Vorarlberg native won the anniversary medal for the Austrian ski association. Eternal medal table >>>

It is the 41st gold medal for the ÖSV women. The men won 56 gold medals. There are also three in team competitions.

The top discipline is downhill with 30 gold medals (17 for men, 13 for women).

The most successful ÖSV runner in World Cup history is Marcel Hirscher with seven gold medals: five in individual races, two in a team. Leaderboard >>>

ÖSV gold medals by discipline and gender:

Men’s 17 5 8 16 10 0 56
Ladies 13 7 5 8 7 1 41
total 30 12 13 24 17 1 3 100

Information about the strange parallel competition:

Confusion: Liensberger found out about gold by radio >>>

This is how the retrospective gold medal came about >>>

This is how the FIS explains the confusion >>>

Felix Neureuther angrily picks up the phone >>>

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