Her life

Christine Béranger-Goitschel, was born in June of 1944 in Saint Maxime. She is the older sister of champion skier Marielle and the aunt of former speed skier Philippe Goirschel. After great success in the 1964 Winter Olympics of Innsbruck, she and her sister Marielle were considered the world’s best female skiers. She married her skiing coach in 1966. She retired from her sporting career after the 1968 Winter Olympics in Grenoble, France. In 1970, Goitschel and her husband were the co created the ski resort of Val Thorens.

Her Winners

Olympic Games :

1964 Olympic Games in Innsbruck (Austria):

  • Gold medal in Slalom
  • Silver medal in Giant

World’s Championships :

1964 World Championships in Innsbruck (Austria):

  • Gold medal in Slalom
  • Silver medal in Giant

World Cup :

Best overall result: 10th in 1967

  • 1 victory: 1 giant

Season by season:

1967 World Cup:

  • Overall rank: 10th – 1 giant victory: Franconia

1968 World Cup:

  • Overall rank: 20th

Arlberg-Kandahar :

Best result: 3rd place in the Garmisch 1964 giant

French Championships:

French Champion of Giant in 1963

Champion of France of Salom in 1962 and 1964

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