Isabel Derungs

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Isabel Derungs
Isabel Derungs – 20th Leysin Nescafé Champs, 8th - 13th February 2011 (11).jpg
Derungs in 2011
Personal information
Born (1987-07-17) 17 July 1987 (age 31)
Suraua, Switzerland
EducationETH Zurich (2012–present)
Height5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Weight128 lb (58 kg)
Sport
CountrySwitzerland
SportSnowboarding
Achievements and titles
Olympic finals2018 2014

Isabel Derungs (born 17 July 1987) is a Swiss snowboarder, competing in slopestyle.[1]

Derungs participated in the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang and became 18th in the ladies' slopestyle final.[2] Four years earlier, she qualified for the 2014 Winter Olympics and showed the best result in her heat in the qualification round (the fourth best result in the qualification), directly qualifying for the final.[3] In the final, she fell in both runs and was classified 8th.

As of 2012, Derungs was a student at ETH Zurich working on the master's degree in environmental sciences. Before 2011, she was playing football and made it to U-19 Swiss National Team. Then she switched to snowboard.[4] At FIS Snowboarding World Championships 2013 Derungs finished 7th. Her best World Cup result finish before the 2014 Olympics was the second-place finish in Copper Mountain on 22 December 2013. Her only other podium finish was also in Copper Mountain on 11 January 2013.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Isabel Derungs at the International Ski Federation
  2. ^ PyeongChang Official Website (2018-02-25). "Snowboard Medals and Rankings Ladies' Slopestyle".
  3. ^ "Snowboard – Derungs and Gasser star, GB's Jones misses out in slopestyle". Reuters. 6 February 2014. Archived from the original on 6 February 2014. Retrieved 6 February 2014.
  4. ^ Bischofberger, Emil (10 January 2012). "Die Liebe der NLA-Fussballerin zum Fliegen und zum Schnee" (in German). Tages-Anzeiger. Retrieved 7 February 2014.

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