Karin Dedler

Karin Dedler - Feigele ( born February 2, 1963 in Dietmannsried ) is a former German ski racer. Your best results it achieved in the speed disciplines Downhill and Super -G. Dedler won at the World Championships in 1989, the bronze medal in the downhill, was two-time German champion and achieved three podiums in the Ski World Cup.


Dedler began after graduating from high school sports studies at the University of Munich. The first points in the World Cup Skiing she brought on 8 December 1984 in the Super G in Davos, where she finished eighth. At season's end, they came in the combination of Arosa also in eighth. The next winter her best result was the ninth rank in the Super G Vail.

In their first major event, the 1987 World Championships in Crans -Montana Dedler occupied twelfth place in the downhill and 13th in the combination. At the end of the winter, it achieved a sixth place in the departure of Vail their best result of the season in the World Cup. In the winter of 1987/88 was also a sixth place in the Super G in Leukerbad her best result. At the Olympic Winter Games in Calgary in 1988, it launched only in the combination and was ranked 14th Surprisingly good results get her a year later at the World Championships in 1989 in Vail. She won behind the Swiss Maria Walliser and with only one hundredth of a second behind the second-placed Canadian Karen Percy the bronze medal in the downhill and giant slalom came in as the best German in fifth place. The Super -G, she finished in eleventh place.

In the 1989/90 season Dedler get their first podium finishes in the World Cup. Add to departures from home in the Enns Valley on January 13 and February 4, Veysonnaz, she took third place respectively. Thus they reached the seventh place in the downhill World Cup. With several top - ten finishes in the Super- G they came in this discipline to ninth place and in the overall World Cup ranking eleven. In the winter of 1990/ 91, the German achieved their best World Cup result ever: Behind the Frenchwoman Carole Merle was on February 9, 1991 second in the Super G in Garmisch -Partenkirchen. Eleven days before she won at the World Championships in Saalbach -Hinterglemm, ranked 13 in the Super -G. In other disciplines, she was not at the start. In the super - G World Cup Dedler reached equal points with her ​​teammate Katja Seizinger fourth place. At the German Championships, she won the downhill and super -G.

The following season, 1991/92 Dedler played their last World Cup race. The best results were achieved fifth place in the departure of Schruns and sixth in the departure of Serre Chevalier. After the 1992 Olympics, she ended her career.

Sporting successes

Olympic Winter Games

  • Calgary 1988: 14 combination

World Championships

  • Crans -Montana 1987: 12 Downhill, 13 combination
  • Vail 1989: 3rd exit, 5, Giant Slalom, Super -G 11
  • Saalbach -Hinterglemm 1991: 13 Super -G

World Cup

  • Three podiums more 26 times in the top ten

German Championships

  • German champion in the downhill and super-G in 1991