Olivier Jenot

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Olivier Jenot
Personal information
Born28 February 1988 (1988-02-28) (age 30)
Monaco

Olivier Jenot (born 28 February 1988 in Monaco[1]) is an alpine skier from Monaco. He competed for Monaco at the 2014 Winter Olympics in four alpine skiing events.[2][3] Jenot was also selected to carry the Monégasque flag during the opening ceremony.[2][4]

2006 Winter Olympics[edit]

Jenot made his Olympic debut as an 18-year-old at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy. Jenot finished in 48th place in the super-G, 34th in the slalom, and did not finish the giant slalom. Jenot also qualified for the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, Canada, but dislocated his shoulder and broke his tuberosity bone near the humerus. This meant he could not compete at the Games.[5]

World championships[edit]

Jenot competed at the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in slalom and giant slalom in 2011 and 2013. In 2011 he finished 34th in the slalom and 44th in the giant slalom. In 2013 he did not finish the slalom and scored another 44th place in the giant slalom.[6]

2013 Winter Universiade[edit]

Jenot who was Monaco's only representative, won gold in the combined race at the 2013 Winter Universiade in Trentino, Italy. By doing so he became the first athlete from Monaco to ever win a Universiade medal.[7]

2014 Winter Olympics[edit]

At the 2014 Winter Olympics Jenot finished 28th in the combined,[8] 35th in the super-G, and failed to finish in the slalom and giant slalom.[6]

2017 Alpine World Ski Championships[edit]

The former gold medallist lost balance before turning midair and landing heavily on his back. The skier received immediate medical attention for internal bleeding and a punctured lung. The 28-year-old was lifted via a helicopter to a hospital in Chur where he was later confirmed as being in a stable condition.[6]

2018 Winter Olympics[edit]

At the 2018 Winter Olympics Jenot finished 28th in the combined

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ FIS Biography
  2. ^ a b "En route pour les J.O. de Sotchi : présentation des athlètes monégasques". http://www.monacochannel.mc/ (in French). 29 January 2014. Retrieved 29 January 2014. External link in |website= (help)
  3. ^ "Six Monegasque athletes en route poursochi". Monaco-Matin (in French). Monaco. 29 January 2014. Archived from the original on 29 January 2014. Retrieved 29 January 2014.
  4. ^ Aron, Stan (29 January 2014). "On their marks for Sochi". The Riviera Times. Nice, France. Archived from the original on 20 February 2014. Retrieved 2 February 2014.
  5. ^ Boursciot, Jimmy. "Olivier Jenot : "Une cérémonie grandiose à turin"" [Olivier Jenot: "A grand ceremony in Turin"]. Code Sport Monaco (in French). Retrieved 2 February 2014.
  6. ^ a b c "2017 Accident". Retrieved 27 February 2014.
  7. ^ "Winter Universiade – Rasanen slaloms to Universiade gold for Finland". http://uk.eurosport.yahoo.com/. Eurosport. 19 December 2013. Retrieved 31 January 2014. External link in |website= (help)
  8. ^ "Men's Super Combined Slalom – Alpine Skiing". Sochi2014. 14 February 2014. Retrieved 27 February 2014.
Olympic Games
Preceded by
Alexandra Coletti
Flagbearer for Monaco
Sochi 2014
Succeeded by
TBD