Christine Goitschel

Christine Goitschel, married Beranger ( born June 9, 1944 in Sainte -Maxime, Var ) is a French former alpine skier. She is the sister of Marielle Goitschel.

Your greatest achievements came at the Olympic Games 1964 in Innsbruck. She was before her sister Marielle Olympic champion in slalom. In the giant slalom, she won behind her sister and at the same time with the Canadian Jean Saubert the silver medal. The Goitschel sisters made ​​for additional media attention, as Marielle announced their imminent marriage to Jean -Claude Killy and Christine this is " confirmed ". However, this was merely a joke, they had concocted together to make fun of the journalists. From the International Association of Ski Journalists in 1964 she and her sister won the Skieur d'Or.

On March 11, 1967 Christine Goitschel won the World Cup giant slalom in Franconia, in the same year she was French Champion in slalom. Among her victories before the introduction of the World Cup include two slalom victories at the Staufen Cup in Oberstaufen in the years 1964 and 1965, while 1963 second and 1966 third in the slalom was in the SDS race at Grindelwald. Goitschel was married to the former ski racer, coach and FFS President Jean Beranger († 2012).

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