FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 1966

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The FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 1966 were held in South America from 4–14 August at Portillo, Chile.wikipedia
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FIS Alpine Ski World Cup

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It took place well out of the established season, nearly five months before the first World Cup season, which began in early January 1967.
It was soon backed by International Ski Federation president Marc Hodler during the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 1966 at Portillo, Chile, and became an official FIS event in the spring of 1967 after the FIS Congress at Beirut, Lebanon.

Portillo, Chile

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The FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 1966 were held in South America from 4–14 August at Portillo, Chile.
Several of the ski lifts on the west side of the valley were destroyed by avalanches in 1965 and were rebuilt in time for Portillo to host the Alpine World Ski Championships in August 1966.

FIS Alpine World Ski Championships

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To this day, it remains the only alpine world championships contested in the southern hemisphere.

Jean-Claude Killy

In August 1966, the Frenchman, nicknamed 'Toutoune' by some of his colleagues and friends, scored his first win in a downhill race against an international field at the 1966 World Championships in Portillo, Chile, and also took gold in the combined.

Willy Bogner Jr.

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His best result in the World Championships was a fourth place in the slalom (and fifth place in the combined) at the 1966 World Championships in August in Portillo, Chile.

Marielle Goitschel

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She continued her domination at the 1966 World Championships in Portillo, Chile, winning medals in all 4 events, with 3 golds and one silver.

Guy Périllat

Four years later at Portillo, Chile in 1966, he won the world championship in the giant slalom and again took the silver in the slalom.

Erik Schinegger

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* The race was originally won by Erika Schinegger of Austria in 1:32.63, who was disqualified in 1988 after having failed a gender test prior to the 1968 Winter Olympics.
Schinegger had won the gold medal in the women's downhill skiing competition at the 1966 World Ski Championship in Portillo, Chile, but would give up the 1966 medal 20 years after completing his reassignment.

Annie Famose

She won two medals at the 1968 Winter Olympics in Grenoble, as well as three medals (including one gold in slalom) at the 1966 World Championships in Portillo, Chile.

Suzy Chaffee

She finished fourth in the downhill at the 1966 World Championships.

Penny McCoy

At age 16, McCoy won the bronze medal in the women's slalom at the 1966 World Championships in Portillo, Chile, held in August.

Jimmie Heuga

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finished sixth in the slalom and fourth in the combined at the 1966 World Championships at Portillo, Chile

Nancy Greene Raine

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* First run leader Nancy Greene fell in the second run.
Normally held in February, the championships were in August in 1966.

South America

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The FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 1966 were held in South America from 4–14 August at Portillo, Chile.

Chile

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The FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 1966 were held in South America from 4–14 August at Portillo, Chile.

Southern Hemisphere

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To this day, it remains the only alpine world championships contested in the southern hemisphere.

1967 FIS Alpine Ski World Cup

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It took place well out of the established season, nearly five months before the first World Cup season, which began in early January 1967.

International Ski Federation

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Assignment did happen at the FIS-Congress at Athens in May 1963, but Germany (West-Germany), Switzerland and Austria did vote against.