Klaus Kröll

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Klaus Kröll
— Alpine skier —
Klaus Kröll Austrian Championships 2008.jpg
Kröll in March 2008
Disciplines Downhill, super-G
Club Sport Union Öblarn
Born (1980-04-24) 24 April 1980 (age 34)
Öblarn, Styria, Austria
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
World Cup debut 8 January 2000 (age 19)
Website klaus-kroell.at
Olympics
Teams 3 – (2006, 2010, 2014)
Medals 0
World Championships
Teams 3 – (2009, 2011, 2013)
Medals 0
World Cup
Seasons 13th – (200214)
Wins 6 – (4 DH, 2 SG)
Podiums 23 – (19 DH, 3 SG)
Overall titles 0 – (7th in 2012)
Discipline titles 1 – (DH, 2012)

Klaus Kröll (born 24 April 1980) is a World Cup alpine ski racer from Austria. He specializes in the speed events of downhill and super-G and won the World Cup downhill season title in 2012.[1] He has competed in three Winter Olympics and three World Championships.

Born in Öblarn, Styria, Kröll made his World Cup debut in January 2000 at age 19. His first World Cup victory was the super-G in Kitzbühel in 2009. Through March 2014, he has six World Cup victories and 23 podia, with three wins and eight podiums at Kvitfjell, Norway.

Kröll won the World Cup downhill title in 2012 with three victories and three additional podiums. He finished seventh at the World Cup finals to hold off Beat Feuz in the final standings by just seven points, 605–598.[1]

World Cup results[edit]

Season titles[edit]

Season Discipline
2012 Downhill

Season standings[edit]

Season Age Overall Slalom Giant
slalom
Super-G Downhill Combined
2002 21 33 24 16
2003 22 27 50 10
2004 23 29 12
2005 24 46 20
2006 25 32 25 12
2007 26 48 21
2008 27 41 8
2009 28 12 8 2
2010 29 35 25 12
2011 30 10 12 3
2012 31 7 5 1
2013 32 12 14 2
2014 33 43 37 17

Race podiums[edit]

  • 6 wins – (4 DH, 2 SG)
  • 23 podiums – (20 DH, 3 SG)
Season Date Location Discipline Place
2003 14 Dec 2002 Val-d'Isère, France Downhill 2nd
2006 28 Jan 2006 Garmisch, Germany Downhill 2nd
2008 29 Jan 2008 Kvitfjell, Norway Downhill 3rd
2009 12 Dec 2008 Bormio, Italy Downhill 2nd
23 Jan 2009 Kitzbühel, Austria Super-G 1st
24 Jan 2009 Downhill 3rd
7 Mar 2009 Kvitfjell, Norway Downhill 1st
2010 6 Mar 2010 Kvitfjell, Norway Downhill 3rd
2011 15 Jan 2011 Wengen, Switzerland Downhill 1st
29 Jan 2011 Chamonix, France Downhill 3rd
12 Mar 2011 Kvitfjell, Norway Downhill 2nd
13 Mar 2011 Super-G 2nd
2012 2 Dec 2011 Beaver Creek, USA Downhill 3rd
29 Dec 2011 Bormio, Italy Downhill 3rd
21 Jan 2012 Kitzbühel, Austria Downhill 3rd
3 Feb 2012 Chamonix, France Downhill 1st
2 Mar 2012 Kvitfjell, Norway Super-G 1st
3 Mar 2012 Downhill 1st
2013 24 Nov 2012 Lake Louise, Canada Downhill 3rd
18 Jan 2013 Wengen, Switzerland Downhill 2nd
23 Feb 2013 Garmisch, Germany Downhill 3rd
2 Mar 2013 Kvitfjell, Norway Downhill 3rd
2014 30 Nov 2013 Lake Louise, Canada Downhill 2nd

World Championship results[edit]

  Year    Age   Slalom   Giant 
 slalom 
Super-G Downhill Combined
2009 28 9 10
2011 30 11
2013 32 4

Olympic results Olympic rings with white rims.svg[edit]

  Year    Age   Slalom   Giant 
 slalom 
Super-G Downhill Combined
2006 25 22
2010 29 9
2014 33 22

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b McKee, Hank (14 March 2012). "Svindal wins Schladming DH, Kroell holds on to title". Ski Racing. Retrieved 31 March 2014. 

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