Willy FROMMELT

Liechtenstein LIE

  • Médailles
    1 B
  • Participations
    2
  • Première participation
    Sapporo 1972
  • Année de naissance
    1952
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Biographie

Willy FROMMELT

The son of Christof Frommelt, a cross-country skier who carried Liechtenstein’s flag at the Opening Ceremony of the 1948 Olympic Games, Willi Frommelt first appeared on the Olympic stage as a teenager at Sapporo. Two years later he made a small piece of history by winning a bronze medal in downhill at the 1974 World Championships at St. Moritz as this was the first medal won by a Liechtensteiner at world or Olympic level. He was equally capable at all three disciplines then contested and won an Olympic bronze in slalom in 1976 and a second World Championship medal, this time at giant slalom in 1978. He also awarded a silver medal for his combined performance at slalom and downhill at the 1976 Olympics although, since the combined event was not an Olympic event, this was considered a World Championship medal only. Oddly for a multiple championship medallist he only registered a single podium finish, a third place, in five seasons of World Cup competition. After retirement from skiing he took a degree in business management and later worked as a financial planner for the Liechtenstein National Bank. Frommelt also moved into politics with the centre-right Fortschrittliche Bürgerpartei in Liechtenstein and served a term as a municipal councillor.His brother Paul Frommelt followed in Willi’s footsteps and was an Olympic skiing medallist whilst another brother, Peter, represented his country in table tennis.

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Innsbruck 1976

#21
Downhill
Downhill Alpine Skiing
#17
Giant Slalom
Giant Slalom Alpine Skiing
B
Slalom
Slalom Alpine Skiing
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Sapporo 1972

#30
Downhill
Downhill Alpine Skiing
#22
Giant Slalom
Giant Slalom Alpine Skiing
#AC
Slalom
Slalom Alpine Skiing