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FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 2013

FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 2013
Host city Schladming, Styria, Austria
Events 11
Opening ceremony 4 February
Closing ceremony 17 February
Main venue Planai
Website schladming2013.at
FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 2013
Super combined men women
Downhill men women
Giant slalom men women
Slalom men women
Super-G men women
Team mixed

The FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 2013 were held in Schladming, Styria, Austria, from 4 to 17 February 2013. A record number of athletes and countries performed on this championships. Schladming previously hosted the 1982 World Championships; prior to acquiring the 2013 event, it made two unsuccessful bids to host.

The FIS awarded the 2013 championships to Schladming on 29 May 2008, in Cape Town, South Africa. The other three finalists were Beaver Creek in Vail, United States, Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy, and St. Moritz, Switzerland. Beaver Creek/Vail will host in 2015, St. Moritz in 2017.

Course information

Course information – (metric/feet)
Day Date Time
(UTC+1)
Race Start
elevation
Finish
elevation
Vertical
drop
Course
length
Gates Maximum
gradient
Course
name
Sky
Tue 05-Feb 14:30 Women's super-G 1331 m / 4367 ft 771 m / 2529 ft 560 m / 1837 ft 2.218 km / 1.378 mi 49 48% (25.6°) Streicher cloudy
Wed 06-Feb 11:00 Men's super-G 1348 m / 4422 ft 777 m / 2549 ft 571 m / 1873 ft 1.885 km / 1.187 mi 42 52% (27.5°) Planai cloudy
Fri 08-Feb 10:00 Women's super combined – Downhill 1479 m / 4852 ft 771 m / 2529 ft 708 m / 2322 ft 3.050 km / 1.895 mi 45 48% (25.6°) Streicher sunny
14:00 Women's super combined – Slalom 940 m / 3084 ft 745 m / 2444 ft 195 m / 640 ft 60 49% (26.1°) Streicher sunny
Sat 09-Feb 11:00 Men's downhill 1753 m / 5771 ft 777 m / 2549 ft 976 m / 3202 ft 3.334 km / 2.072 mi 39 72% (35.7°) Planai cloudy
Sun 10-Feb 11:00 Women's downhill 1479 m / 4852 ft 771 m / 2529 ft 708 m / 2322 ft 3.050 km / 1.895 mi 45 48% (25.6°) Streicher sunny
Mon 11-Feb 12:00 Men's super combined – Downhill 1753 m / 5771 ft 777 m / 2549 ft 976 m / 3202 ft 3.366 km / 2.092 mi 39 72% (35.7°) Planai sunny
18:15 Men's super combined – Slalom 963 m / 3159 ft 745 m / 2444 ft 218 m / 715 ft 0.585 km / 0.363 mi 64 48% (25.6°) Planai cloudy
Tue 12-Feb 17:00 Team event 838 m / 2749 ft 745 m / 2444 ft 93 m / 305 ft 260 m / 853 ft 20 46% (24.7°) Planai cloudy
Thu 14-Feb 10:00
13:30
Women's giant slalom – Run 1
Women's giant slalom – Run 2
1105 m / 3635 ft 745 m / 2444 ft 360 m / 1181 ft 1.052 km / 0.654 mi 42
45
52% (27.5°) Planai sunny
Fri 15-Feb 10:00
13:30
Men's giant slalom – Run 1
Men's giant slalom – Run 2
1148 m / 2438 ft 745 m / 2444 ft 403 m / 1322 ft 1.218 km / 0.757 mi 53
53
52% (27.5°) Planai sunny
Sat 16-Feb 10:00
13:30
Women's slalom – Run 1
Women's slalom – Run 2
920 m / 3018 ft 740 m / 2427 ft 180 m / 590 ft 0.566 km / 0.352 mi 61
63
49% (26.1°) Streicher cloudy
cloudy
Sun 17-Feb 10:00
13:30
Men's slalom – Run 1
Men's slalom – Run 2
963 m / 3159 ft 740 m / 2427 ft 223 m / 731 ft 0.585 km / 0.364 mi 66
66
48% (25.6°) Planai cloudy
cloudy

Medal winners

Men's events

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Downhill[1]
Aksel Lund Svindal
 Norway
2:01.32 Dominik Paris
 Italy
2:01.78 David Poisson
 France
2:02.29
Super-G[2]
Ted Ligety
 United States
1:23.96 Gauthier de Tessières
 France
1:24.16 Aksel Lund Svindal
 Norway
1:24.18
Giant slalom[3]
Ted Ligety
 United States
2:28.92 Marcel Hirscher
 Austria
2:29.73 Manfred Mölgg
 Italy
2:30.67
Slalom[4]
Marcel Hirscher
 Austria
1:51.03 Felix Neureuther
 Germany
1:51.45 Mario Matt
 Austria
1:51.68
Super combined[5]
Ted Ligety
 United States
2:56.96 Ivica Kostelić
 Croatia
2:58.11 Romed Baumann
 Austria
2:58.13

Women's events

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Downhill[6]
Marion Rolland
 France
1:50.00 Nadia Fanchini
 Italy
1:50.16 Maria Höfl-Riesch
 Germany
1:50.70
Super-G[7]
Tina Maze
 Slovenia
1:35.39 Lara Gut
  Switzerland
1:35.77 Julia Mancuso
 United States
1:35.91
Giant slalom[8]
Tessa Worley
 France
2:08.06 Tina Maze
 Slovenia
2:09.18 Anna Fenninger
 Austria
2:09.24
Slalom[9]
Mikaela Shiffrin
 United States
1:39.85 Michaela Kirchgasser
 Austria
1:40.07 Frida Hansdotter
 Sweden
1:40.11
Super combined[10]
Maria Höfl-Riesch
 Germany
2:39.92 Tina Maze
 Slovenia
2:40.38 Nicole Hosp
 Austria
2:40.92

Team event

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Team event[11]
 Austria
Nicole Hosp
Michaela Kirchgasser
Carmen Thalmann
Marcel Hirscher
Marcel Mathis
Philipp Schörghofer
 Sweden
Nathalie Eklund
Frida Hansdotter
Maria Pietilä Holmner
Jens Byggmark
Mattias Hargin
André Myhrer
 Germany
Lena Dürr
Maria Höfl-Riesch
Veronique Hronek
Fritz Dopfer
Stefan Luitz
Felix Neureuther

Medal table

Key
  The host country is highlighted in lavender blue.
Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  United States 4 0 1 5
2  Austria 2 2 4 8
3  France 2 1 1 4
4  Slovenia 1 2 0 3
5  Germany 1 1 2 4
6  Norway 1 0 1 2
7  Italy 0 2 1 3
8  Sweden 0 1 1 2
9  Croatia 0 1 0 1
  Switzerland 0 1 0 1
Total 11 11 11 33

Participating nations

614 athletes from 72 countries competed.[12] Malta made its debut appearance.[13]

Injuries

On 5 February 2013, during the super-G, American Lindsey Vonn was involved in a severe crash and was airlifted to a nearby hospital. Vonn tore her anterior cruciate ligament and medial collateral ligament in her right knee and fractured her right tibia.[14]

References

  1. ^ "FIS World Ski Championships Downhill M Results".  
  2. ^ "FIS World Ski Championships Super G M Results".  
  3. ^ "FIS World Ski Championships Giant Slalom M Results".  
  4. ^ "FIS World Ski Championships Slalom M Results".  
  5. ^ "FIS World Ski Championships Super Combined M Results".  
  6. ^ "FIS World Ski Championships Downhill L Results".  
  7. ^ "FIS World Ski Championships Super G L Results".  
  8. ^ "FIS World Ski Championships Giant Slalom L Results".  
  9. ^ "FIS World Ski Championships Slalom L Results".  
  10. ^ "FIS World Ski Championships Super Combined L Results".  
  11. ^ "FIS World Ski Championships Team event Results".  
  12. ^ Participating athletes
  13. ^ Maltese woman to compete at Worlds for Alpine Ski, 2014 Olympics
  14. ^ "Vonn Tears Ligaments in Right Knee, out for Season". US Skiteam. Retrieved 5 February 2013. 

External links

  • Official website (English) (German)
  • FIS-Ski.com – AWSC 2013 – calendar & results
  • Coin issued by the Austrian Mint to commemorate the event
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