Alpine Skiing - Former world champion Allais dies aged 100

Four-times Alpine skiing world champion Emile Allais has died aged 100.

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Alpine Skiing - Former world champion Allais dies aged 100
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"Emile Allais has died overnight in his 101st year," the FFS said in a statement.

Allais, who fought World War Two on skis, won three world titles in downhill, slalom and combined in 1937 and another one in combined in 1938.

He also took a combined bronze medal at the 1936 Winter Olympics in Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

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