Otto Furrer

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Ernest Farquet
Born(1903-10-19)19 October 1903
Zermatt, Switzerland
Died26 July 1951(1951-07-26) (aged 47)
Matterhorn, Switzerland

Otto Furrer (19 October 1903 – 26 July 1951) was a Swiss alpine skier and cross-country skier and world champion.

Furrer was born in Zermatt. He became a world champion in the combined event, received a silver medal in the slalom and a bronze medal in the downhill in Cortina d'Ampezzo in 1932.[1] He was killed in an accident on the Matterhorn.


  1. ^ Official results for the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships Archived 2005-02-14 at Bibliotheca - (Retrieved on 15 November 2008)