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Michaela Kirchgasser

Kirchgasser at Aspen
in November 2006

Michaela Kirchgasser (born 18 March 1985) is a World Cup alpine ski racer from Austria. Born in Schwarzach im Pongau, Salzburg, she races in all five disciplines and specializes in the technical events of slalom and giant slalom.

Contents

  • Career 1
  • World Cup results 2
    • Season standings 2.1
    • Race podiums 2.2
  • World Championship results 3
  • Olympic results 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Career

On 25 November 2006, Kirchgasser made her first World Cup podium with a third place in the giant slalom at Aspen, Colorado. Her first victory was on 24 February 2007, in a giant slalom at Sierra Nevada, Spain.

She has competed in two Olympics and three World Championships. At the 2006 Winter Olympics, she finished fifth in the slalom and sixth in the combined, but failed to finish in the giant slalom. At the 2007 World Championships she won the gold medal with the Austrian team in the team event, and finished fourth in the giant slalom and ninth in the slalom.

Kirchgasser attained her first World Cup podium in slalom on the third day of 2012 at Zagreb, Croatia.[1] Less than three weeks later, she won her first World Cup slalom at Kranjska Gora, Slovenia.[2] Kirchgasser won again in the slalom at the World Cup finals in Schladming to finish second in the slalom season standings, runner-up to compatriot Marlies Schild.[3]

World Cup results

Season standings

Season Age Overall Slalom Giant
slalom
Super-G Downhill Combined
2002 16 89 33
2003 17 81 36
2004 18 63 25 48
2005 19 58 31 25
2006 20 20 14 9 20
2007 21 8 13 3 4
2008 22 33 13 18 21
2009 23 22 20 10 17
2010 24 19 24 15 36 51 3
2011 25 21 16 17 47 48 6
2012 26 10 2 21
2013 27 14 12 16 3
2014 28 25 15 30 2
2015 29 29 16 22 8

Race podiums

  • 3 wins – (1 GS, 2 SL)
  • 14 podiums – (5 GS, 3 SL, 4 SC, 2 parallel slalom)
Season Date Location Discipline Place
2007 25 Nov 2006 Aspen, USA Giant slalom 3rd
15 Dec 2006 Reiteralm, Austria Super combined 2nd
24 Feb 2007 Sierra Nevada, Spain Giant slalom 1st
10 Mar 2007 Zwiesel, Germany Giant slalom 3rd
18 Mar 2007 Lenzerheide, Switzerland Giant slalom 3rd
2009 25 Jan 2009 Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy Giant slalom 2nd
2010 29 Jan 2010 St. Moritz, Switzerland Super combined 2nd
2012 3 Jan 2012 Zagreb, Croatia Slalom 3rd
22 Jan 2012 Kranjska Gora, Slovenia Slalom 1st
21 Feb 2012 Moscow, Russia Parallel slalom 2nd
17 Mar 2012 Schladming, Austria Slalom 1st
2013 1 Jan 2013 Munich, Germany Parallel slalom 3rd
24 Feb 2013 Méribel, France Super combined 3rd
2014 12 Jan 2014 Altenmarkt, Austria Super combined 2nd

World Championship results

  Year    Age   Slalom   Giant 
 slalom 
Super-G Downhill Combined
2007 21 9 4 DSQ1
2009 23 DNF1 5 DSQ1
2011 25 DNF2 13
2013 27 2 DSQ1 4
2015 29 DNF2 6 3

Olympic results

  Year    Age   Slalom  Giant
 slalom 
Super-G Downhill Combined
2006 20 5 DNF2 6
2010 24 DNF2 15 9
2014 28 DNF2 12 7

References


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  1. ^ Ski Racing.com – Schild continues perfect slalom season with Zagreb Snow Queen crown, ill Vonn ninth – 3 January 2012.
  2. ^ Ski Racing.com – Kirchgasser wins Kranjska Gora slalom, Schild's streak ends – 22 January 2012.
  3. ^ Ski Racing.con – Kirchgasser wins World Cup Finals slalom in Schladming, Schild claims title trophy – 17 March 2012.

External links

  • Michaela Kirchgasser at the International Ski Federation
  • FIS-ski.com – Michaela Kirchgasser – World Cup season standings
  • Ski-db.com – results – Michaela Kirchgasser
  • – Olympic results
  • Official website (German)
  • Austrian Ski team (ÖSV) – official site – Michaela Kirchgasser – (German)
  • Atomic Skis – athletes – Michaela Kirchgasser
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