Boštjan Kline

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Boštjan Kline
— Alpine skier —
DisciplinesDownhill, Super-G
ClubSK Branik Maribor
Born (1991-03-09) 9 March 1991 (age 27)
Maribor, Slovenia
World Cup debut
11 December 2009 (age 19)
Olympics
Teams0
World Championships
Teams3 – (2013, 2015, 2017)
Medals0
World Cup
Seasons5 – (201213, 201517)
Wins1 – (1 DH)
Podiums3 – (2 DH, 1 SG)
Overall titles0 – (20h in 2017)
Discipline titles0 – (10th in DH, 2017)

Boštjan Kline (born 9 March 1991) is a Slovenian World Cup alpine ski racer, and specializes in the speed events of downhill and super-G. He has competed in three World Championships.[1]

Career[edit]

Kline made his World Cup debut in December 2009 in the Super Combined at Val d'Isere, France. He competed for Slovenia at the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships. He failed to finish the super-G, finished 33rd in the Downhill and was disqualified during the slalom run of the super combined.

In January 2016, Kline attained his first podium, a second-place finish in downhill at Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, finishing behind Aleksander Aamodt Kilde of Norway. About a month later, he achieved a second place podium finish in Hinterstoder in the super G, again finishing behind Kilde.

He gained his first World Cup victory in Norway at Kvitfjell in a downhill in February 2017.

World Cup results[edit]

Season Age Overall Slalom Giant
slalom
Super-G Downhill Combined
2010 18
2011 19 130 61 45
2012 20 135 54
2013 21 120 47 50
2014 22
2015 23 101 44 39
2016 24 24 14 17 30
2017 25 20 11 10
2018 26 60 20 33 28
  • Standings through 28 January 2018

Race podiums[edit]

  • 1 win – (1 DH)
  • 3 podiums – (2 DH, 1 SG)
Season Date Location Discipline Place
2016 30 Jan 2016 Germany Garmisch, Germany Downhill 2nd
27 Feb 2016 Austria Hinterstoder, Austria Super-G 2nd
2017 24 Feb 2017 Norway Kvitfjell, Norway Downhill 1st

World Championship results[edit]

Year Age Slalom Giant
slalom
Super-G Downhill Combined
2013 21 30 DNF DSQ1
2015 23 DNF 33 DSQ1
2017 25 DNF 7

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Men's Downhill Official Results" (PDF). Retrieved 8 February 2015.

External links[edit]