Olympics The Best Olympic Athletes from Austria  

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List of the greatest Olympic athletes from Austria, with photos when available. These are the best Austrian Olympians of all time who have had the honor of representing their country at the prestigious Olympic games. Austrian athletes from every era all have their place in the Olympic history books, but which Austrian Olympian is the best of them all? You can decide who the greatest Olympic competitor from Austria is by how many medals they took back to their country, but that isn't the only factor that comes into play when considering who the best really is.

This list has a variety of athletes in it, from Dominik Landertinger to Ingemar Walder.

This list answers the questions, "Who is the best Austrian Olympian of all time?" and "Who are the greatest Olympians from Austria?"

America, Russia and Great Britain have the most Olympic medals out of every country that has been represented in the Olympics, but it doesn't mean that Olympic competitors from other nations don't deserve accolades as well. Vote for your favorite Austria Olympic athletes on this list, and downvote the ones that you don't think had a huge impact on Austria.
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Hermann Maier is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Austria
Hermann Maier Alpine skiing - Men's giant slalom, Men's Super-G

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Marcel Hirscher is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Austria
Marcel Hirscher Men's Slalom

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Anna Fenninger is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Austria
Anna Fenninger Women's Super-G, Women's Giant Slalom

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Gregor Schlierenzauer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Austria
Gregor Schlierenzauer Men's Team Large Hill, Men's Individual Normal Hill, Men's Individual Large Hill

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Benjamin Raich is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Austria
Benjamin Raich Men's Slalom, Alpine skiing - Men's giant slalom, Men's Combined

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Thomas Morgenstern is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Austria
Thomas Morgenstern Men's Team Large Hill, Men's Large hill individual

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Marlies Schild is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Austria
Marlies Schild Women's Slalom, Women's Combined

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Andreas Kofler is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Austria
Andreas Kofler Men's Team Large Hill, Men's Large hill individual

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Hannes Reichelt is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Austria

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Markus Schiegl is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Austria

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Renate Götschl is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Austria
Renate Götschl Women's Combined, Women's Downhill

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Dominik Landertinger is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Austria
Dominik Landertinger Men's 4x7.5 km Relay

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Heidi Krings is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Austria

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Doris Günther is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Austria

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Heidi Neururer is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Austria

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Daniel Mesotitsch is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Austria
Daniel Mesotitsch Men's 4x7.5 km Relay

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Doresia Krings is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Austria

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Veronika Halder is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Austria

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Wolfgang Linger is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Austria
Wolfgang Linger Doubles

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Mirna Jukić is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Austria
Mirna Jukić Women's 100m breaststroke

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Kathrin Zettel is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Austria

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Mario Stecher is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Austria
Mario Stecher Men's Team Relay

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Tobias Schiegl is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Austria

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Claudia Riegler is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Austria

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Siegfried Grabner is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Austria
Siegfried Grabner Men's Parallel Giant Slalom

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Wolfgang Loitzl is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Austria
Wolfgang Loitzl Men's Team Large Hill

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Reinfried Herbst is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Austria
Reinfried Herbst Men's Slalom

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Michael Walchhofer is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Austria
Michael Walchhofer Men's Downhill

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Daniel Pfister is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Austria

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Fritz Strobl is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Austria
Fritz Strobl Men's Downhill

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Elisabeth Görgl is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Austria
Elisabeth Görgl Women's Downhill, Women's Giant Slalom

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Felix Gottwald is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Austria
Felix Gottwald Individual Gundersen, Men's Nordic Combined Sprint, Men's Nordic Combined

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Mario Matt is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Austria

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Christoph Sumann is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Austria
Christoph Sumann Men's 4x7.5 km Relay, Men's 12.5 km Pursuit

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Klaus Kröll is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Austria

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Matthias Guggenberger is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Austria

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Stephan Eberharter is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Austria
Stephan Eberharter Men's Super-G, Alpine skiing - Men's giant slalom, Men's Downhill

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Miriam Ziegler is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Austria

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Eva-Maria Brem is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Austria

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Katerina Smutna is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Austria

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Viktor Pfeifer is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Austria

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Manuela Riegler is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Austria

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Andrea Fischbacher is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Austria
Andrea Fischbacher Women's Super-G

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Andreas Matt is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Austria
Andreas Matt Men's Ski Cross

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Toni Sailer is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Austria
Toni Sailer Men's Downhill, Men's Slalom, Alpine skiing - Men's giant slalom

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Mario Scheiber is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Austria

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Christoph Gruber is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Austria

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Johann Grugger is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Austria

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Regina Sterz is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Austria

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Jason Myslicki is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Olympic Athletes from Austria