Maier, Ulrike (d. 1994)

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Maier, Ulrike (d. 1994)

Austrian skier . Died in January 1994; married; children: at least one.

Three weeks before the Winter Olympics in Lillehammer in 1994, major contender Ulrike Maier of Austria was killed during a downhill race in Garmisch-Partenkirchen. She had won two World championships, one in 1989 while pregnant and one in 1991, and had been fifth overall in the 1992–93 World Cup.