Richard Spalinger

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Richard Spalinger
Born (1975-02-18)February 18, 1975
Zweisimmen, Switzerland
World Cup career
Indiv. podiums 1
Updated on March 28, 2013.

Richard Spalinger (born (1975-02-18)February 18, 1975 in Zweisimmen) is a Swiss freestyle skier, specializing in ski cross.[1]

Spalinger competed at the 2010 Winter Olympics for Switzerland. He placed 27th in the qualifying round in ski cross, to advance to the knockout stages. He advanced from the first round by finishing second in his heat, but finished 4th in his quarterfinal, failing to advance to the semifinals.[2]

As of March 2013, his best showing at the World Championships is 10th, in 2005.[1]

Spalinger made his World Cup debut in January 2008. As of March 2013, he has one World Cup podium finish, a bronze at Flaine in 2007/08. His best World Cup overall finish in ski cross is 13th, in 2004/05.[1]

World Cup Podiums[edit]


Date Location Rank Event
16 January 2008 Flaine 3rd, bronze medalist(s) Ski cross


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