FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 2005

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The FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 2005 were held in Bormio, Italy, between January 28 and February 13, 2005.
The women's competition was held in neighboring Santa Caterina.[1]

Bormio previously hosted the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in 1985. Other host cities for the world championships in Italy include Cortina d'Ampezzo (1932, 1941 (unofficial), and 1956 (Winter Olympics)), Val Gardena (1970), and Sestriere (1997).

In northern Italy, Bormio is a regular stop on the World Cup circuit, usually for a men's downhill in late December. The Pista Stelvio is among the longest and most challenging downhill courses in the world, with a vertical drop exceeding 1000 m (3280 ft.).

These were the last world championships to use the traditional combined (K) format (one downhill run and two slalom runs). Starting in 2007, the world championships switched to the "super-combined" (SC) format (one run each of downhill & slalom) for the combined event. First run on the World Cup circuit in 2005 at Wengen, the "super-combi" format made its debut at the Winter Olympics in 2010.

Men's Competitions[edit]

Downhill[edit]

Date: February 5

Placing Country Athlete Time
1  United States Bode Miller 1:56.22
2  United States Daron Rahlves 1:56.66
3  Austria Michael Walchhofer 1:57.09
4  Austria Fritz Strobl 1:57.17
5   Switzerland Bruno Kernen 1:57.25
6   Switzerland Didier Défago 1:57.37


Super G[edit]

Date: January 29

Placing Country Athlete Time
1  United States Bode Miller 1:27.55
2  Austria Michael Walchhofer 1:27.69
3  Austria Benjamin Raich 1:28.23
4  Austria Hermann Maier 1:28.40
5  Liechtenstein Marco Büchel 1:28.61
6  Germany Florian Eckert 1:28.69


Giant Slalom[edit]

Date: February 10

Placing Country Athlete Time
1  Austria Hermann Maier 2:50.41
2  Austria Benjamin Raich 2:50.66
3  United States Daron Rahlves 2:51.09
4  Finland Kalle Palander 2:51.45
5  Canada Thomas Grandi 2:51.82
6  Norway Aksel Lund Svindal 2:51.99


Slalom[edit]

Date: February 12

Placing Country Athlete Time
1  Austria Benjamin Raich 1:41.34
2  Austria Rainer Schönfelder 1:41.58
3  Italy Giorgio Rocca 1:42.08
4  Sweden Markus Larsson 1:42.48
5  Sweden André Myhrer 1:42.72
6  Canada Thomas Grandi 1:42.76


Combination[edit]

Date: February 3

Placing Country Athlete Time
1  Austria Benjamin Raich 3:19.10
2  Norway Aksel Lund Svindal 3:20.01
3  Italy Giorgio Rocca 3:20.08
4  Austria Michael Walchhofer 3:20.55
5   Switzerland Silvan Zurbriggen 3:20.98
6  Norway Lasse Kjus 3:21.34


Women's Competitions[edit]

Downhill[edit]

Date: February 6

Placing Country Athlete Time
1  Croatia Janica Kostelić 1:39.90
2  Italy Elena Fanchini 1:40.16
3  Austria Renate Götschl 1:40.29
4  United States Lindsey Kildow 1:40.52
5  France Ingrid Jacquemod 1:40.86
6  Sweden Jessica Lindell-Vikarby 1:40.98


Super G[edit]

Date: January 30

Placing Country Athlete Time
1  Sweden Anja Pärson 1:17.64
2  Italy Lucia Recchia 1:18.09
3  United States Julia Mancuso 1:18.40
4  Italy Nadia Fanchini 1:18.43
5  Italy Isolde Kostner 1:18.54
6  Slovenia Tina Maze 1:18.67


Giant Slalom[edit]

Date: February 8

Placing Country Athlete Time
1  Sweden Anja Pärson 2:13,63
2  Finland Tanja Poutiainen 2:13,82
3  United States Julia Mancuso 2:14,27
4  Germany Martina Ertl 2:14,31
5  Austria Nicole Hosp 2:14,38
6  Italy Karen Putzer 2:14,84


Slalom[edit]

Date: February 11

Placing Country Athlete Time
1  Croatia Janica Kostelić 1:47,98
2  Finland Tanja Poutiainen 1:48,16
3  Czech Republic Šárka Záhrobská 1:48,65
4  Austria Kathrin Zettel 1:48.82
5  Sweden Therese Borssén 1:49.02
6  United States Resi Stiegler 1:49.27


Combination[edit]

Date: February 4

Placing Country Athlete Time
1  Croatia Janica Kostelić 2:53.70
2  Sweden Anja Pärson 2:55.15
3  Austria Marlies Schild 2:56.40
4  United States Lindsey Kildow 2:56.60
5  Czech Republic Šárka Záhrobská 2:56.89
6  Austria Kathrin Zettel 2:57.44


Nations' Team Award[edit]

Date: February 13

This competition was held for the first time in these world championships. Six athletes of a country, including at least two men and two women, start in a total of four super G and four slalom runs. Each country sends one athlete into each run, men's and women's runs taking turns. The placings of all eight competitions are added and the country with the lowest number wins. If an athlete doesn't finish a run, the country receives 9 points.

Placing Country Athletes SG1
SL1
SG2
SL2
SG3
SL3
SG4
SL4
Total
Points
1  Germany Monika Bergmann-Schmuderer, Andreas Ertl, Martina Ertl, Florian Eckert, Hilde Gerg, Felix Neureuther 2
3
2
1
1
1
7
9
26
2  Austria Nicole Hosp, Renate Götschl, Benjamin Raich, Rainer Schönfelder, Michael Walchhofer, Kathrin Zettel 5
9
3
5
2
2
2
1
29
3  France Pierrick Bourgeat, Ingrid Jacquemod, Carole Montillet, Christel Pascal, Laure Péquegnot, Jean-Pierre Vidal 3
7
9
2
3
4
5
5
38
4  United States Lindsey Kildow, Ted Ligety, Julia Mancuso, Bode Miller, Daron Rahlves, Sarah Schleper 9
2
1
9
9
5
1
3
39
5  Canada Brigitte Acton, Patrick Biggs, François Bourque, Emily Brydon, Thomas Grandi, Erik Guay 3
3
4
9
6
6
3
8
42
6   Switzerland Daniel Albrecht, Fränzi Aufdenblatten, Didier Défago, Sonja Nef, Nadia Styger, Silvan Zurbriggen 9
1
5
6
4
9
6
6
46
7  Sweden Therese Borssén, Janette Hargin, Patrik Järbyn, Markus Larsson, André Myhrer, Anja Pärson 9
5
8
3
9
3
9
2
48
8  Italy Chiara Costazza, Nadia Fanchini, Peter Fill, Manfred Mölgg, Karen Putzer, Giorgio Rocca 1
9
6
4
9
9
8
4
50
9  Slovenia Mitja Dragšič, Aleš Gorza, Jure Košir, Tina Maze, Urška Rabić, Andrej Šporn 9
6
7
7
5
9
4
7
54


Medals Table[edit]

Place Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Austria 3 4 4 11
2  Croatia 3 0 0 3
3  United States 2 1 3 6
4  Sweden 2 1 0 3
5  Germany 1 0 0 1
6  Italy 0 2 2 4
7  Finland 0 2 0 2
8  Norway 0 1 0 1
9  Czech Republic 0 0 1 1
10  France 0 0 1 1

Course Information[edit]



Course Information - (metric)
Date Race Start
Elevation
Finish
Elevation
Vertical
Drop
Course
Length
Average
Gradient
Sat 05-Feb Downhill - men 2255 m 1268 m 987 m 3.186 km 31.0 %
Sun 06-Feb Downhill - women 2530 1745 785 2.901 27.1
Thu 03-Feb Downhill - (K) - men 2160 1268 892 2.926 30.5
Fri 04-Feb Downhill - (K) - women 2415 1745 670 2.606 25.7
Sat 29-Jan Super-G - men 1907 1268 639 2.091 30.6
Sun 30-Jan Super-G - women 2335 1745 590 1.993 29.6
Wed 09-Feb Giant Slalom - men 1696 1251 445
Tue 08-Feb Giant Slalom - women 2110 1730 380
Sat 12-Feb Slalom - men 1470 1251 219
Fri 11-Feb Slalom - women 1900 1730 170
Thu 03-Feb Slalom - (K) - men 1435 1251 184
Fri 04-Feb Slalom - (K) - women 1890 1730 160
Sun 13-Feb Team 1696 1268 428 1.536 27.9



Course Information - (imperial)
Date Race Start
Elevation
Finish
Elevation
Vertical
Drop
Course
Length
Average
Gradient
Sat 05-Feb Downhill - men 7398 ft 4160 ft 3238 ft 1.980 mi. 31.0 %
Sun 06-Feb Downhill - women 8300 5725 2575 1.803 27.1
Thu 03-Feb Downhill - (K) - men 7087 4160 2927 1.818 30.5
Fri 04-Feb Downhill - (K) - women 7923 5725 2198 1.619 25.7
Sat 29-Jan Super-G - men 6256 4160 2096 1.299 30.6
Sun 30-Jan Super-G - women 7661 5725 1936 1.238 29.6
Wed 09-Feb Giant Slalom - men 5564 4104 1460
Tue 08-Feb Giant Slalom - women 6923 5676 1247
Sat 12-Feb Slalom - men 4823 4104 719
Fri 11-Feb Slalom - women 6234 5676 558
Thu 03-Feb Slalom - (K) - men 4708 4104 604
Fri 04-Feb Slalom - (K) - women 6201 5676 525
Sun 13-Feb Team 5564 4160 1404 0.954 27.9

References[edit]

External links[edit]

  • FIS-ski.com - results - 2005 World Championships - Bormio/Santa Caterina, Italy
  • FIS-ski.com - results - World Championships