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Austria at the 1968 Winter Olympics

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IOC code  AUT
Website  www.oeoc.at (German)
Austria at the 1968 Winter Olympics
NOC  Austrian Olympic Committee
Competitors  76 (63 men, 13 women) in 10 sports
Flag bearer  Emmerich Danzer (figure skating)
Medals Ranked 5th  Gold Silver Bronze Total 3 4 4 11

Austria competed at the 1968 Winter Olympics in Grenoble, France.

Contents

Alpine skiing

Men
Men's slalom
Women

Biathlon

Men
Men's 4 x 7.5 km relay

Cross-country skiing

Men
Men's 4 × 10 km relay

Figure skating

Men
Women

Consolation round

Teams in this group play for 9th-14th places. Austria entered in this round, from the start they did not play for the medals.

Romania – Austria 3:2 (2:1, 1:1, 0:0)
Goalscorers: Fagarasi, Calamar, Mois – Schupp, Samonig.

Yugoslavia – Austria 6:0 (2:0, 2:0, 2:0)
Goalscorers: Ivo Jan 3, Roman Smolej, Tisler, Klinar.

France – Austria 2:5 (0:1, 2:3, 0:1)
Goalscorers: Faucomprez, Caux – Puschnig 2, Kirchbaumer, St. John, Schupp.

Norway – Austria 5:4 (3:1, 2:1, 0:2)
Goalscorers: Dalsören 2, Bjölbak, Olsen, Hansen – Schupp 2, Weingärtner, St. John.

Japan – Austria 11:1 (1:0, 6:0, 4:1)
Goalscorers: Itoh 2, Okajima 2, Hikigi 2, Araki, Kudo, Takashima, Toriyabe, Iwamoto – Puschnig.

Contestants

13. AUSTRIA
Goaltenders: Franz Schilcher, Karl Pregl
Defence: Gerd Schager, Gerhard Felfernig, Josef Mössmer, Hermann Erhard, Gerhard Hausner
Forwards: Dieter Kalt, Adelbert St. John, Josef Puschnig, Josef Schwitzer, Heinz Schupp, Walter König, Heinz Knoflach, Klaus Weingartner, Klaus Kirchbaumer, Günter Burkhart, Paul Samonig

Luge

Men

(Men's) Doubles

Women

Nordic combined

Events:

  • normal hill ski jumping (Three jumps, best two counted and shown here.)
  • 15 km cross-country skiing
  • Speed skating

    Men

    References

    Austria at the 1968 Winter Olympics Wikipedia


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