Mahringer, Erika (1924–)

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Mahringer, Erika (1924–)

Austrian Alpine skier. Name variations: Riki Mahringer; Erika Spiess-Mahringer; Riki Spiess. Born Nov 16, 1924, in Austria; m. Ernst Spiess (member of the Austrian ski national team); children: Uli Spiess (b. 1955, skier) and Nicola Werenigg-Spiess (b. 1958, skier).

Member of the Austrian national team (1947–54); won bronze medals for combined and slalom at St. Moritz Olympics (1948); opened a ski school in Mayrhofen (1954).