Vincent Kriechmayr

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Vincent Kriechmayr
Alpine skier
Matthias Mayer Max Franz Vincent Kriechmayr Hannes Reichelt - Team Austria Winter Olympics 2018.jpg
DisciplinesSuper-G, Downhill,
Combined
ClubTVN WelsOberoesterreich
Born (1991-10-01) 1 October 1991 (age 27)
Linz, Austria
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
World Cup debut12 December 2010 (age 20)
Olympics
Teams1 – (2018)
Medals0
World Championships
Teams2 – (2017, 2019)
Medals2 (0 gold)
World Cup
Seasons6 – (20142019)
Wins4 – (2 SG, 2 DH)
Podiums9 – (6 SG, 3 DH)
Overall titles0 – (5th in 2019)
Discipline titles0 – (2nd in SG, 2018)

Vincent Kriechmayr (born 1 October 1991) is an Austrian World Cup alpine ski racer. He primarily competes in speed events with a main focus on super-G.

Career[edit]

Born in Linz, Upper Austria, Kriechmayr made his World Cup debut in December 2010 at age 20. He achieved his first World Cup podium in March 2015, a runner-up finish in super-G at Kvitfjell, Norway. He achieved his first World Cup victory in a Super G in December 2017.[1]

His fourth World Cup victory came in the classic downhill at Wengen in 2019.[2]

World Cup results[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Season
Age Overall Slalom Giant
Slalom
Super G Downhill Combined
2014 22 59 23 18
2015 23 24 48 6 21 12
2016 24 14 58 4 18 10
2017 25 25 14 14 17
2018 26 7 2 5
2019 27 6 55 2 3 9
Standings through 13 March 2019

Race podiums[edit]

  • 4 wins – (2 SG, 2 DH)
  • 9 podiums – (6 SG, 3 DH)
Season
Date Location Discipline Rank
2015 8 March 2015 NorwayKvitfjell, Norway Super-G 2nd
2016 7 February 2016 South Korea Jeongseon, South Korea Super-G 3rd
13 March 2016 Norway  Kvitfjell, Norway Super-G 2nd
2018 1 December 2017 United States Beaver Creek, USA Super-G 1st
27 January 2018 Germany Garmisch, Germany Downhill 2nd
14 March 2018 Sweden Åre, Sweden Downhill 1st
15 March 2018 Super-G 1st
2019 25 November 2018 Canada Lake Louise, Canada Super-G 2nd
19 January 2019  Switzerland  Wengen, Switzerland Downhill 1st
13 Mar 2019 Andorra Soldeu, Andorra Super-G 3rd

World Championship results[edit]

  Year    Age   Slalom   Giant 
 slalom 
Super-G Downhill Combined
2017 25 5 19 8
2019 27 2 3 17

Olympic results[edit]

  Year    Age   Slalom   Giant 
 slalom 
Super-G Downhill Combined
2018 26 6 7 DNF2

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Alpine skiing: Kriechmayr wins Super G for first World Cup victory". Reuters. 1 December 2017. Retrieved 13 February 2018.
  2. ^ "Vincent Kriechmayr wins downhill, American Bryce Bennett finishes fifth". ESPN. Associated Press. 19 January 2019.

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