History of the Olympia
The “Olympia” Hotel was named in honor of senior director
a 5-time Olympic and World Champion in Alpine skiing and winner of eight medals at Olympic Winter Games and World Alpine Ski Championships. Trude Jochum-Beiser is Austria’s most successful female athlete at Olympic Winter Games. She was the first Austrian woman skier to win two Olympic gold medals at two Olympic Winter Games.
Trude Jochum-Beiser is
- 1948: Gold & Silver Medal Olympics St. Moritz
- 1950: Gold & Silver Medal World Championships Aspen/Colorado
- 1952: Gold Medal World Championships Oslo
- 1952: Elected Sportswoman of the Year
- Among the top five Austrian Sportswomen of the Century
- 1996: Medal of Merit in Gold by the Republic of Austria
- 2000: Honorary Freewoman of the community of Lech
- 2000: Honorary Member of the Arlberg Ski Club
Elected Sportswoman of the Year & more...
Moreover, Trude Jochum-Beiser is the only Austrian skier who succeeded in winning gold medals at three subsequent sporting events: at the 1948 Olympics, at the 1950 World Championships, and at the 1952 Olympics. In 1952, Trude Jochum-Beiser was elected Sportswoman of the Year and in 1996 she was awarded the Medal of Merit in Gold by the Republic of Austria. In the year 2000, she became an Honorary Freewoman of the community of Lech and an Honorary Member of the Arlberg Ski Club. She was also ranked among the top five Austrian Sportswomen of the Century.
Photo from left to right:
Magnus Walch, Trude Jochum-Beiser & Chris Kristofferson