Alexandra Meissnitzer

Olympic medalist

Alexandra Meissnitzer (born 18 June, 1973 in Abtenau, Salzburg) is a professional alpine skier from Austria. Her specialities are the Downhill, Super-G and Giant Slalom disciplines.

She comes from Abtenau. Her father, Hans Meissnitzer, a mechanic by trade, taught her to ski at an early age.

In 2006 she won the bronze in the 2006 Winter Olympics at Turin in the Super-G race.