2011 World Alpine Skiing Championships
The FIS (International Ski Federaton) Alpine World Ski Championships 2011 will to be held in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, Germany, in February 2011. Garmisch-Partenkirchen last hosted the World Championships in 1978. It also hosted the first Olympic alpine skiing competition (a combined event), at the 1936 Winter Olympics.
The FIS awarded the championships on May 25, 2006, in Vilamoura, Portugal. The runner-up was Schladming, Austria, which will host in 2013.
The competitions will take place at Garmisch Classic, one of the two skiing areas of Garmisch-Partenkirchen.
Prior to landing the 2011 event in 2006, Garmisch-Partenkirchen had unsuccessfully bid to host the world championships five times in the previous two decades. (source: Wikipedia)
Metal: .925 silver
Weight: 18 grams
Diameter: 32.5 mm