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is the capital of the principality of Liechtenstein. A town of 5,000
inhabitants, Vaduz is located along the Rhine. It has art collections, a postal
museum, and a lively tourist industry. The Principality of Liechtenstein is a
tiny, doubly landlocked country in Western Europe, bordered by Switzerland to
its west and by Austria to its east.
it is a winter sports resort, though it is perhaps best-known as a tax haven.
As an alpine country, the main opportunity for Liechtensteiners to excel is in
winter sports such as downhill skiing: Hanni Wenzel won two gold medals in the
1980 Winter Olympics.
medals overall (all in alpine skiing), Liechtenstein has won more Olympic medals
per capita than any other nation
Liechtenstein men's gold medal, Liechtenstein silver medal, Liechtenstein bronze
Heuscher/Stefan Kobel, Switzerland / Josh Binstock/Christian Redmann, Canada /
Philip Gabathuler/David Wenger, Switzerland
- Markus Egger/Martin Laciga, Switzerland / Marcel Gscheidle/Jan Schnider,
Switzerland / Peter Gartmayer/Andreas Matzler, Austria
Liechtenstein women's gold medal, Liechtenstein silver medal, Liechtenstein
Holtwick/Ilka Semmler, Germany / Annalea Hartmann/Karin Trussel, Switzerland /
Svitlana Baburina/Galyna Osheyko, Ukraine
- Lina Yanchulova/Petia Yanchulova, Bulgaria / Annalea Hartmann/Dorothea
Hebeisen, Switzerland / Sara Montagnolli/Sabine Swoboda, Austria