Austria is one of the traditional powerhouses of the Paralympic Winter Games. They have won 102 gold medals, second only to Norway's 134.
Their two most successful winter Games were both on home soil, when Innsbruck held back-to-back Games in 1984 and 1988. Over the two editions they amassed 54 gold medals, including four gold medals for Austria's most successful Paralympian, alpine skier Josef Meusburger.
Success in alpine skiing has been common for Austria, and they have won 88 gold medals in the sport. Their three gold medals in Vancouver in 2010, their lowest winter Games tally, were all won in alpine skiing, including Sabine Gasteiger becoming the oldest gold medallist of the 2010 Games when she triumphed in the women's visually impaired slalom, at age 53 years and 144 days.
Title: Bundeshymne [Federal Hymn]
Creators: Words by Paula Preradovic. Music by Johann Holzer. Arranged by Viktor Keldorfer.
Founding date: 1998
IPC recognition date: 1989
NPC president's name: Maria Rauch-Kallat
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Participation in Paralympic Games
Year of the first appearance: 1976Medals per sport
Number of appearances: 11 [Sochi included]
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