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Ski World Championships - Men's Giant Slalom Champions

The list of winners of the Giant Slalom since the event was first run in 1931 are as follows:

Year Venue Gold Silver Bronze
2011 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Ted Ligety (USA)
2009 Val d'Isere Carlo Janka (Switzerland)
2007 Are Aksel Lund Svindal (Norway)
2005 Bormio Hermann Maier (Austria)
2003 St. Moritz Bode Miller (USA)
2001 St. Anton Michael von Grünigen (Switzerland)
1999 Vail Lasse Kjus (Norway)
1997 Sestriere Michael von Grünigen (Switzerland)
1996 Sierra Nevada Alberto Tomba (Italy)
1993 Morioka Kjetil André Aamodt (Norway)
1991 Saalbach Rudolf Nierlich (Austria)
1989 Vail Rudolf Nierlich (Austria)
1987 Crans-Montana Pirmin Zurbriggen (Switzerland)
1985 Bormio Markus Wasmeier (Germany)
1982 Schladming Steve Mahre (USA)
1980 Lake Placid Ingemar Stenmark (Sweden)
1978 Garmisch Ingemar Stenmark (Sweden)
1976 Innsbruck Heini Hemmi (Switzerland)
1974 St. Moritz Gustav Thoni (Italy)
1972 Sapporo Gustav Thoni (Italy)
1970 Val Gardena Karl Schranz (Austria)
1968 Grenoble Jean-Claude Killy (France)
1966 Portillo Guy Périllat (France)
1964 Innsbruck François Bonlieu (France)
1962 Chamonix Egon Zimmermann (Austria)
1960 Squaw Valley Roger Staub (Switzerland)
1958 Badgastein Anton Sailer (Austria)
1956 Cortina Anton Sailer (Austria)
1954 Åre Stein Eriksen (Norway)
1952 Oslo Stein Eriksen (Norway)
1950 Aspen Zeno Colò (Italy)
1948 St. Moritz No Combined Event
1939 Zakopane No Giant Slalom Event
1938 Engelberg No Giant Slalom Event
1937 Chamonix No Giant Slalom Event
1936 Innsbruck No Giant Slalom Event
1935 Mürren No Giant Slalom Event
1934 St. Moritz No Giant Slalom Event
1933 Innsbruck No Giant Slalom Event
1932 Cortina No Giant Slalom Event
1931 Mürren No Giant Slalom Event

Ski World Championships - Most Successful Men's Giant Slalom Skiers

Golds Skier Years
2 Anton Sailer (Austria) 1956 1958
2 Gustav Thoni (Italy) 1972 1974
2 Ingemar Stenmark (Sweden) 1978 1980
2 Michael von Grünigen (Switzerland) 1997 2001
2 Rudolf Nierlich (Austria) 1989 1991
2 Stein Eriksen (Norway) 1952 1954
1 Aksel Lund Svindal (Norway) 2007
1 Alberto Tomba (Italy) 1996
1 Bode Miller (USA) 2003
1 Carlo Janka (Switzerland) 2009
1 Egon Zimmermann (Austria) 1962
1 François Bonlieu (France) 1964
1 Guy Périllat (France) 1966
1 Heini Hemmi (Switzerland) 1976
1 Hermann Maier (Austria) 2005
1 Jean-Claude Killy (France) 1968
1 Karl Schranz (Austria) 1970
1 Kjetil André Aamodt (Norway) 1993
1 Lasse Kjus (Norway) 1999
1 Markus Wasmeier (Germany) 1985
1 Pirmin Zurbriggen (Switzerland) 1987
1 Roger Staub (Switzerland) 1960
1 Steve Mahre (USA) 1982
1 Ted Ligety (USA) 2011
1 Zeno Colò (Italy) 1950

Ski World Championships - Most Successful Men's Giant Slalom Nations

Golds Nation Years
7 Austria 1956 1958 1962 1970 1989 1991 2005
6 Switzerland 1960 1976 1987 1997 2001 2009
5 Norway 1952 1954 1993 1999 2007
4 Italy 1950 1972 1974 1996
3 France 1964 1966 1968
3 USA 1982 2003 2011
2 Sweden 1978 1980
1 Germany 1985



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