Rudolph Matt

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Rudolph Matt
Medal record
Men’s alpine skiing
Representing  Austria
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1936 Innsbruck Slalom

Rudolph Matt (10 September 1909 in St. Anton am Arlberg – 18 November 1993 in Innsbruck) was an Austrian alpine skier and world champion.

Matt became a world champion in the slalom in Innsbruck in 1936, before fellow Austrian Eberhard Kneissl, and finished 6th in the downhill and 4th in the combined event.[1]

At the world championships in Engelberg in 1939 he finished 4th in the slalom.

During the Second World War, Matt escaped to Mount Cranmore in New Hampshire.[2]


  1. ^ Official results for the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships Archived 14 February 2005 at Bibliotheca – (Retrieved on 15 November 2008)
  2. ^ No Limits:The Amazing Life of Rhona and Rhoda Wurtele (Retrieved on 12 February 2014)