Patrick Küng

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Patrick Küng
— Alpine skier —
DisciplinesDownhill, Super G
ClubMürtschen Kerenzerberg
Born (1984-01-11) 11 January 1984 (age 34)
Mühlehorn, Glarus, Switzerland
Height1.81 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
World Cup debut16 January 2009 (age 25)
Websitepatrickkueng.ch
Olympics
Teams1 – (2014)
Medals0
World Championships
Teams2 – (2013, 2015)
Medals1 (1 gold)
World Cup
Seasons10 – (20092017)
Wins2 – (1 DH, 1 SG)
Podiums5 – (3 DH, 2 SG)
Overall titles0 – (10th in 2014)
Discipline titles0 – (3rd in SG in 2014)

Patrick Küng (born 11 January 1984)[1] is a Swiss World Cup alpine ski racer. He specializes in the speed events of Downhill and Super G and made his World Cup debut at Wengen in 2009.

Küng represented Switzerland at the World Championships in 2013 in Schladming, Austria. After placing 18th in the Super G, he produced his best run of the 2013 season in the downhill, finishing in 7th position.

Küng's first World Cup win came in Super G in December 2013, at Beaver Creek, USA.[2] His second came a month later at the downhill in Wengen, Switzerland.[3] Through January 2015, he has two World Cup wins and five podiums.

Küng won the gold medal in downhill at the 2015 World Championships at Beaver Creek.

World Cup results[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Season Age Overall Slalom Giant
Slalom
Super G Downhill Combined
2009 25 113 47 36
2010 26 40 29 16 41
2011 27 33 24 11
2012 28 44 33 20
2013 29 56 24 27
2014 30 10 3 5
2015 31 21 18 8
2016 32 101 48 33
2017 33 56 42 20
2018 34 79 25
  • Standings through 28 January 2018

Race podiums[edit]

  • 2 wins – (1 DH, 1 SG)
  • 5 podiums – (3 DH, 2 SG)
Season Date Location Discipline Place
2010 10 Mar 2010 Germany Garmisch, Germany Downhill 3rd
2012 29 Dec 2011 Italy Bormio, Italy Downhill 2nd
2014 7 Dec 2013 United States Beaver Creek, USA Super G 1st
18 Jan 2014  Switzerland  Wengen, Switzerland   Downhill 1st
2 Mar 2014 Norway Kvitfjell, Norway Super-G 2nd

World Championships results[edit]

  Year    Age   Slalom  Giant
 slalom 
Super-G Downhill Combined
2013 29 18 7
2015 31 16 1

Olympic results[edit]

  Year    Age   Slalom  Giant
 slalom 
Super-G Downhill Combined
2014 30 12 15

References[edit]

  1. ^ FIS profile
  2. ^ McKee, Hank (December 7, 2013). "Crowded SG podium in Beaver Creek, Ligety just misses in 5th". Ski Racing. Retrieved January 18, 2014.
  3. ^ McKee, Hank (January 18, 2014). "Wengen sprint downhill crowns Kueng champion". Ski Racing. Retrieved January 18, 2014.

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