Ander Mirambell

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Ander Mirambell
Personal information
Full nameAnder Mirambell Viña
Born (1983-02-17) 17 February 1983 (age 35)
Calella, Barcelona, Spain
Sport
Country Spain
SportSkeleton

Ander Mirambell Viñas (born 17 February 1983 in Calella, Barcelona) is a Spanish skeleton racer who has competed since 2005. He is Spain's first skeleton athlete.[1] His best World Cup finish was 14th in the men's event at Whistler in November 2010.

Mirambell's best finish at the FIBT World Championships was 22nd in the men's event in 2013.

He participated in the 2010 Winter Olympics, where he finished in 24th place.

In 2014 he published a book, Rompiendo el hielo (English: Breaking the Ice).[2][3]

Olympic results Olympic rings without rims.svg[edit]

Season Date Location Discipline Place
2010 19 Feb 2010 Canada Vancouver, Canada Men's skeleton 24th
2014 15 Feb 2014 Russia Sochi, Rusia Men's skeleton 26th
2018 16 Feb 2018 South Korea Pyeongchang, South Korea Men's skeleton 23rd

World Championships results[edit]

Season Location Place
2008 Germany Altenberg 27th
2009 United States Lake Placid 27th
2011 Germany Königssee 26th
2012 United States Lake Placid 25th
2013 Switzerland St. Moritz 22nd
2015 Germany Winterberg 30th
2016 Austria Igls 27th
2017 Germany Königssee 20th

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Logothetis, Paul (February 3, 2010). "Spain's first skeleton rider reaches Olympics". Newsday. The Associated Press. Retrieved 2018-02-27.
  2. ^ "Books - 'Breaking the Ice', by Ander Mirambell". MyGolfWay. 27 March 2014. Retrieved 27 February 2018.
  3. ^ "'Rompiendo el hielo', la lucha personal del único competidor español de skeleton en Sochi" ['Breaking the Ice', the personal struggle of the only Spanish skeleton competitor in Sochi]. 20 Minutos (in Spanish). 18 February 2014. Retrieved 27 February 2018.

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