FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 2017

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FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 2017
FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 2017.png
Host city St. Moritz
Country Switzerland
Nations participating 76
Athletes participating 589
Events 11
Opening ceremony 6 February 2017 (2017-02-06)
Closing ceremony 19 February 2017 (2017-02-19)
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FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 2017
Alpine skiing pictogram.svg
Alpine combined men women
Downhill men women
Giant slalom men women
Slalom men women
Super-G men women
Team mixed
Piz Nair is located in Alps
Piz Nair
Piz Nair
Location in the Alps of Europe
Piz Nair is located in Switzerland
Piz Nair
Piz Nair
Location in Switzerland

The FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 2017 were the 44th FIS Alpine World Ski Championships and were held from 6 to 19 February 2017 at Piz Nair in St. Moritz, Switzerland. The host city was selected at the FIS Congress in South Korea, on 31 May 2012. The other finalists were Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy, and Åre, Sweden.[1]

It was the fifth Alpine World Ski Championships at St. Moritz, after 1934, 1948, 1974, and 2003.

Schedule and course information[edit]

All competitions of the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 2017 took place on the St. Moritz home mountain Corviglia.[2]

Schedule[edit]

 Time  UTC+1[3]
Events calendar[4]
Events Event days
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19
February
Opening and closing ceremonies
Men
Downhill 12 : 00 13 : 30
Slalom Run 1 09 : 45
Run 2 13 : 00
Giant
slalom
Run 1 09 : 45
Run 2 13 : 30
Alpine
combined
Downhill
10 : 00
Slalom
13 : 00
Super-G 12 : 00
Women
Downhill 11 : 15
Slalom Run 1 09 : 45
Run 2 13 : 00
Giant
slalom
Run 1 09 : 45
Run 2 13 : 00
Alpine
combined
Downhill
10 : 00
Slalom
13 : 00
Super-G 12 : 00
Mixed Team event 12 : 00
  • The men's downhill, originally scheduled for 11 February, was postponed one day due to adverse weather conditions.

Course information[edit]

Date Race Start
elevation
Finish
elevation
Vertical
drop
Course
length
Average
gradient
Sun 12 Feb Downhill – men 2,745 m (9,006 ft) 2,040 m (6,693 ft) 705 m (2,313 ft) 2.920 km (1.814 mi) 24.1%
Sun 12 Feb Downhill – women 2,745 m (9,006 ft) 2,040 m (6,693 ft) 705 m (2,313 ft) 2.633 km (1.636 mi) 26.8%
Mon 13 Feb Downhill – (AC) – men 2,745 m (9,006 ft) 2,040 m (6,693 ft) 705 m (2,313 ft) 2.920 km (1.814 mi) 24.1%
Fri 10 Feb Downhill – (AC) – women  2,590 m (8,497 ft)  2,040 m (6,693 ft)  550 m (1,804 ft)  2.059 km (1.279 mi) 26.7%
Wed   8 Feb Super-G – men 2,640 m (8,661 ft) 2,040 m (6,693 ft) 600 m (1,969 ft) 1.920 km (1.193 mi) 31.3%
Tue   7 Feb Super-G – women 2,590 m (8,497 ft) 2,040 m (6,693 ft) 550 m (1,804 ft) 2.059 km (1.279 mi) 26.7%
Fri 17 Feb Giant slalom – men 2,385 m (7,825 ft) 2,030 m (6,660 ft) 355 m (1,165 ft)
Thu 16 Feb Giant slalom – women 2,385 m (7,825 ft) 2,030 m (6,660 ft) 355 m (1,165 ft)
Sun 19 Feb Slalom – men 2,220 m (7,283 ft) 2,030 m (6,660 ft) 190 m (623 ft)   
Sat 18 Feb Slalom – women 2,220 m (7,283 ft) 2,030 m (6,660 ft) 190 m (623 ft)   
Mon 13 Feb Slalom – (AC) – men 2,220 m (7,283 ft) 2,040 m (6,693 ft) 180 m (591 ft)   
Fri 10 Feb Slalom – (AC) – women 2,210 m (7,251 ft) 2,030 m (6,660 ft) 180 m (591 ft)   

Medal summary[edit]

Medal table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Austria 3 4 2 9
2    Switzerland 3 2 2 7
3  France 2 0 0 2
4  Canada 1 1 1 3
 United States 1 1 1 3
6  Slovenia 1 0 0 1
7  Norway 0 1 1 2
8  Liechtenstein 0 1 0 1
 Slovakia 0 1 0 1
10  Sweden 0 0 2 2
11  Germany 0 0 1 1
 Italy 0 0 1 1
Total 11 11 11 33
  • Host country highlighted.

Men's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Downhill[5]
details
Beat Feuz
  Switzerland
1:38.91 Erik Guay
 Canada
1:39.03 Max Franz
 Austria
1:39.28
Super-G[6]
details
Erik Guay
 Canada
1:25.38 Kjetil Jansrud
 Norway
1:25.83 Manuel Osborne-Paradis
 Canada
1:25.89
Giant slalom[7]
details
Marcel Hirscher
 Austria
2:13.31 Roland Leitinger
 Austria
2:13.56 Leif Kristian Haugen
 Norway
2:14.02
Slalom[8]
details
Marcel Hirscher
 Austria
1:34.75 Manuel Feller
 Austria
1:35.43 Felix Neureuther
 Germany
1:35.68
Alpine combined[9]
details
Luca Aerni
  Switzerland
2:26.33 Marcel Hirscher
 Austria
2:26.34 Mauro Caviezel
  Switzerland
2:26.39

Women's events[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Downhill[10]
details
Ilka Štuhec
 Slovenia
1:32.85 Stephanie Venier
 Austria
1:33.25 Lindsey Vonn
 United States
1:33.30
Super-G[11]
details
Nicole Schmidhofer
 Austria
1:21.34 Tina Weirather
 Liechtenstein
1:21.67 Lara Gut
  Switzerland
1:21.70
Giant slalom[12]
details
Tessa Worley
 France
2:05.55 Mikaela Shiffrin
 United States
2:05.89 Sofia Goggia
 Italy
2:06.29
Slalom[13]
details
Mikaela Shiffrin
 United States
1:37.27 Wendy Holdener
  Switzerland
1:38.91 Frida Hansdotter
 Sweden
1:39.02
Alpine combined[14]
details
Wendy Holdener
  Switzerland
1:58.88 Michelle Gisin
  Switzerland
1:58.93 Michaela Kirchgasser
 Austria
1:59.26

Mixed[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Team event[15]
details
 France
Adeline Baud Mugnier
Nastasia Noens
Tessa Worley
Mathieu Faivre
Julien Lizeroux
Alexis Pinturault
 Slovakia
Tereza Jančová
Veronika Velez-Zuzulová
Petra Vlhová
Matej Falat
Adam Žampa
Andreas Žampa
 Sweden
Frida Hansdotter
Maria Pietilä Holmner
Emelie Wikström
Mattias Hargin
Gustav Lundbäck
Andre Myhrer

Participating countries[edit]

A total of 77 countries are scheduled to compete.[16]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 46°30′22″N 9°47′13″E / 46.506°N 9.787°E / 46.506; 9.787