Josl Rieder

Austrian alpine skier

Josef "Josl" Rieder (3 December 1932 – 15 June 2019) was an Austrian alpine skier. He competed at the 1956 Winter Olympics in Cortina d'Ampezzo. At the event, he was disqualified in the downhill event and the slalom.[1] He won three medals (one gold and two silvers) at the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in 1958. He lit the Olympic flame at the 1964 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck.

Rieder at the 1964 Winter Olympics

Rieder was born in Lermoos, Tyrol. He died on 15 June 2019, at the age of 86.[2]

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  1. "Josl Rieder". Archived from the original on 6 January 2009. Retrieved 22 June 2019.
  2. "Traueranzeige von Josef Rieder vom 18.06.2019". Tiroler Tageszeitung (in German). 18 June 2019. Retrieved 22 June 2019.

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