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Annelise Coberger, Albertville, 1992

Annelise Coberger, Albertville, 1992

Skier Annelise Coberger won the silver medal in the slalom at the 1992 Albertville Winter Olympics in France. New Zealand began sending teams to the Winter Olympics in 1952, but Coberger was the first New Zealander to win a medal. Before Coberger, New Zealand's winter Olympians received very little media coverage.

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Joseph Romanos, 'Olympic and Commonwealth games - Cycling, riding and skiing – 1990s at the Olympics', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/37916/annelise-coberger-albertville-1992 (accessed 14 October 2019)

Story by Joseph Romanos, published 5 Sep 2013, reviewed & revised 16 Sep 2016