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Josef Rieder

Athlete from Austria

Josef "Josl" Rieder (born December 3, 1932) is an Austrian alpine skier and world champion who competed in the late 1950s. At the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 1958, he won three medals with a gold in slalom and silvers in the giant slalom and combination events. Rieder also competed at the 1956 Winter Olympics in Cortina d'Ampezzo, being disqualified in the downhill event while not finishing the slalom events. Rieder lit the Olympic Flame at the 1964 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck.  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1932-12-03
Place of birth
Lermoos
Nationality
Austria

Athlete facts

Sports
Alpine skiing

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