Toni Sailer

1935 - 2009

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Anton Engelbert "Toni" Sailer (17 November 1935 – 24 August 2009) was an Austrian alpine ski racer, considered among the best in the sport. At age 20, he won all three gold medals in alpine skiing at the 1956 Winter Olympics. He nearly duplicated the feat at the 1958 World Championships with two golds and a silver. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Toni Sailer has received more than 137,991 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia. Toni Sailer is the 4th most popular skier (down from 3rd in 2019), the 345th most popular biography from Austria (down from 292nd in 2019) and the most popular Austrian Skier.

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Among skiers, Toni Sailer ranks 4 out of 817Before him are Jean-Claude Killy, Ingemar Stenmark, and Matti Nykänen. After him are Yevdokiya Mekshilo, Bjørn Dæhlie, Alberto Tomba, Anne Jahren, Franz Klammer, Birger Ruud, Eddie the Eagle, and Jiří Raška.

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Among people born in 1935, Toni Sailer ranks 78Before him are Sonny Bono, Dharmendra, Maj Sjöwall, Marina Doria, Khalil al-Wazir, and Lajos Tichy. After him are Armen Dzhigarkhanyan, Charles Duke, Floyd Patterson, Bent Larsen, Prince Edward, Duke of Kent, and Fritz Honka. Among people deceased in 2009, Toni Sailer ranks 58Before him are Edwin G. Krebs, Achille Compagnoni, Israel Gelfand, Mario Benedetti, Takashi Takabayashi, and Sverre Fehn. After him are Ingemar Johansson, Susan Atkins, Vyacheslav Tikhonov, J. G. Ballard, Clive Granger, and Alicia de Larrocha.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Toni Sailer ranks 345 out of 1,424Before him are Leopold IV, Duke of Austria (1371), Margaret of Austria, Queen of Bohemia (1204), Robert, Archduke of Austria-Este (1915), Archduke Joseph Ferdinand of Austria (1872), Hans Krankl (1953), and Nikolaus I, Prince Esterházy (1714). After him are Otto Gross (1877), Helene Weigel (1900), Joe Zawinul (1932), Carl Auer von Welsbach (1858), René Spitz (1887), and Matthäus Hetzenauer (1924).

Among SKIERS In Austria

Among skiers born in Austria, Toni Sailer ranks 1After him are Franz Klammer (1953), Hermann Maier (1972), Heinrich Messner (1939), Annemarie Moser-Pröll (1953), Marc Girardelli (1963), Erik Schinegger (1948), Karl Schranz (1938), Anderl Molterer (1931), Egon Zimmermann (1939), Christl Haas (1943), and Trude Beiser (1927).