Maria Pietilä Holmner

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Maria Pietilä-Holmner
— Alpine skier —
Maria Pietilä Holmner 2014-04-07 001.jpg
Maria Pietilä-Holmner in April 2014
Disciplines Slalom, giant slalom
Club Uhsk Umeå SK
Born (1986-07-25) 25 July 1986 (age 30)
Umeå, Sweden
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
World Cup debut 26 October 2002 (age 16)
Website mariapietilaholmner
Olympics
Teams 3 – (2006, 2010, 2014)
Medals 0
World Championships
Teams 6 – (20052017)
Medals 2 (0 gold)
World Cup
Seasons 13 – (20052017)
Wins 3 – (2 SL, 1 PSL)
Podiums 10 – (1 GS, 7 SL, 2 PSL)
Overall titles 0 – (7th in 2014)
Discipline titles 0 – (3rd in GS, 2014)

Maria Helena Pietilä-Holmner (born 25 July 1986) is a Swedish World Cup alpine ski racer. She specializes in the technical events of slalom and giant slalom.

Born in Umeå, Pietilä-Holmner made her World Cup debut at age 16 in October 2002. Her first World Cup win came at a slalom in Aspen in November 2010.[1][2] Through December 2013, she has two World Cup victories and five podiums.

Pietilä-Holmner has four medals in the World Championships, two as an individual and two in the team events. She was the silver medalist in giant slalom in 2007 at Åre, Sweden.[3] Four years later in 2011, she won 2 bronze medals at Garmish-Partenkirchen in the slalom[4] and the team event. At Schladming in 2013, she won a silver in the team event.

World Cup results[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Season Age Overall Slalom Giant
slalom
Super-G Downhill Combined
2004 17 104 43
2005 18 63 33 31
2006 19 24 17 20
2007 20 26 15 14
2008 21 29 12 12
2009 22 13 7 7 54
2010 23 13 8 6
2011 24 11 4 19 32
2012 25 33 14 29
2013 26 17 7 27
2014 27 7 4 3
2015 28 15 7 16
2016 29 19 9 8

Race podiums[edit]

  • 3 wins – (2 SL, 1 PSL)
  • 10 podiums – (1 GS, 7 SL, 2 PSL)
Season Date Location Discipline Place
2009 15 Nov 2008 Finland Levi, Finland Slalom 2nd
2011 28 Nov 2010 United States Aspen, USA Slalom 1st
2 Jan 2011 Germany Munich, Germany Parallel slalom 1st
2012 27 Nov 2011 United States Aspen, USA Slalom 2nd
2014 22 Dec 2013 France Val-d'Isère, France Giant slalom 3rd
5 Jan 2014 Italy Bormio, Italy Slalom 2nd
14 Jan 2014 Austria Flachau, Austria Slalom 3rd
8 Mar 2014 Sweden Åre, Sweden Slalom 2nd
2015 13 Dec 2014 Sweden Åre, Sweden Slalom 1st
2016 23 Feb 2016 Sweden Stockholm, Sweden Parallel slalom 3rd

World Championship results[edit]

  Year    Age   Slalom   Giant 
 slalom 
Super-G Downhill Combined
2005 18 13 16
2007 20 11 2
2009 22 DNF1 8
2011 24 3 22
2013 26 6 18
2015 28 14 9

Olympic results[edit]

  Year    Age   Slalom   Giant 
 slalom 
Super-G Downhill Combined
2006 19 21 10
2010 23 4 24
2014 27 DNF1 6

Video[edit]

  • Zapiks – post-race interview in November 2011 – 2nd place, Aspen slalom

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Swedish skier wins World Cup slalom; Lindsey Vonn eighth". USA Today. Associated Press. 28 November 2010. Retrieved 23 December 2013. 
  2. ^ Piestrup, Zeke (28 November 2010). "Maria Pietila Holmner wins Aspen World Cup slalom, Maria Riesch second, Lindsey Vonn 8th". Ski Channel. Retrieved 23 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "Fall costly for Paerson". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. 14 February 2007. p. D-11. 
  4. ^ "Sweden's Pietilä Holmner claims world ski bronze". The Local. 19 February 2011. Retrieved 23 December 2013. 

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