Franz Pfnür

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Franz Pfnür
Medal record
Representing  Germany
Men’s Alpine skiing
Winter Olympics
Gold medal – first place 1936 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Combined
World Championship
Gold medal – first place 1934 St. Moritz Slalom
Silver medal – second place 1934 St. Moritz Downhill
Silver medal – second place 1934 St. Moritz Combined

Franz Pfnür (21 November 1908 – 21 September 1996) was a German alpine skier who competed in the 1936 Winter Olympics.

He was born in Schellenberg.

In 1936 he won the gold medal in the alpine skiing combined event.

As a reward, Pfnür was later invited to coffee with the Führer Adolf Hitler at his mountain retreat in Obersalzberg. He also joined the SS.[1]


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