Alpine skiing at the 2014 Winter Olympics – Men's super-G

The men's super-G competition of the Sochi 2014 Olympics was held at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Resort, near Krasnaya Polyana, Russia, on Sunday, 16 February.[1]

Men's super-G
at the XXII Olympic Winter Games
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VenueRosa Khutor Alpine Resort
Date16 February
Competitors63 from 28 nations
Winning time1:18.14
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Kjetil Jansrud  Norway
2nd, silver medalist(s) Andrew Weibrecht  United States
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Jan Hudec  Canada
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Bode Miller  United States
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Men's Super-G
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LocationRosa Khutor
Vertical   622 m (2,041 ft)
Top elevation1,592 m (5,223 ft)  
Base elevation   970 m (3,182 ft)

Kjetil Jansrud of Norway won the gold medal and Andrew Weibrecht of the United States took the silver. Two bronze medals were awarded for the third-place tie between Jan Hudec of Canada and Bode Miller of the U.S.[2]

The vertical drop of the course was 622 m (2,041 ft), starting at an elevation of 1,592 m (5,223 ft) above sea level, with a length of 2.096 km (1.30 mi). Jansrud's winning time of 78.14 seconds yielded an average course speed of 96.565 km/h (60.0 mph), with an average vertical descent rate of 7.960 m/s (26.1 ft/s).

Jansrud's win was the fourth straight in this event for Norway, following Kjetil André Aamodt (2002, 2006) and Aksel Lund Svindal (2010).

ResultsEdit

The race was started at 10:00 local time, (UTC+4). At the starting gate, the skies were partly cloudy, the temperature was 1.0 °C (34 °F), and the snow condition was hard. The temperature at the finish was 5.1 °C (41 °F).[3]

Rank Bib Name Country Time Difference
  21 Kjetil Jansrud   Norway 1:18.14
  29 Andrew Weibrecht   United States 1:18.44 +0.30
  22 Jan Hudec   Canada 1:18.67 +0.53
13 Bode Miller   United States
5 15 Otmar Striedinger   Austria 1:18.69 +0.55
6 14 Max Franz   Austria 1:18.74 +0.60
7 16 Aksel Lund Svindal   Norway 1:18.76 +0.62
8 8 Peter Fill   Italy 1:18.85 +0.71
9 34 Ondřej Bank   Czech Republic 1:19.11 +0.97
10 6 Morgan Pridy   Canada 1:19.19 +1.05
11 20 Adrien Théaux   France 1:19.35 +1.21
12 19 Patrick Küng   Switzerland 1:19.38 +1.24
13 24 Aleksander Aamodt Kilde   Norway 1:19.44 +1.30
14 9 Ted Ligety   United States 1:19.48 +1.34
15 2 Thomas Mermillod-Blondin   France 1:19.53 +1.39
16 27 Dominik Paris   Italy 1:19.70 +1.56
17 26 David Poisson   France 1:19.74 +1.60
11 Werner Heel   Italy
19 5 Johan Clarey   France 1:19.75 +1.61
3 Natko Zrnčić-Dim   Croatia
21 18 Georg Streitberger   Austria 1:19.77 +1.63
22 28 Carlo Janka   Switzerland 1:20.01 +1.87
23 25 Travis Ganong   United States 1:20.02 +1.88
24 30 Manuel Osborne-Paradis   Canada 1:20.19 +2.05
1 Ivica Kostelić   Croatia
26 33 Pavel Trikhichev   Russia 1:20.62 +2.48
27 7 Beat Feuz   Switzerland 1:20.65 +2.51
28 51 Adam Žampa   Slovakia 1:20.95 +2.81
29 32 Klemen Kosi   Slovenia 1:21.27 +3.13
30 37 Dmitriy Koshkin   Kazakhstan 1:21.50 +3.36
31 49 Stepan Zuev   Russia 1:21.54 +3.40
32 50 Henrik von Appen   Chile 1:21.88 +3.74
33 40 Martin Vráblík   Czech Republic 1:22.01 +3.87
34 42 Marc Oliveras   Andorra 1:22.02 +3.88
35 35 Olivier Jenot   Monaco 1:22.20 +4.06
36 61 Andreas Žampa   Slovakia 1:22.42 +4.28
37 52 Yuri Danilochkin   Belarus 1:22.45 +4.31
38 39 Maciej Bydliński   Poland 1:22.51 +4.37
39 57 Nikola Chongarov   Bulgaria 1:22.59 +4.45
40 44 Martin Khuber   Kazakhstan 1:22.60 +4.46
41 55 Georgi Georgiev   Bulgaria 1:22.72 +4.58
42 53 Matej Falat   Slovakia 1:22.81 +4.67
43 43 Martin Bendík   Slovakia 1:23.06 +4.92
44 48 Igor Zakurdayev   Kazakhstan 1:23.13 +4.99
45 56 Eugenio Claro   Chile 1:23.31 +5.17
46 46 Christoffer Faarup   Denmark 1:23.34 +5.20
47 38 Cristian Javier Simari Birkner   Argentina 1:23.36 +5.22
48 41 Marko Vukićević   Serbia 1:23.88 +5.74
49 54 Jorge Birkner Ketelhohn   Argentina 1:23.89 +5.75
50 63 Igor Laikert   Bosnia and Herzegovina 1:24.20 +6.06
51 62 Kostas Sykaras   Greece 1:26.32 +8.18
52 58 Dmytro Mytsak   Ukraine 1:28.51 +10.37
4 Aleksandr Glebov   Russia DNF
10 Didier Défago   Switzerland DNF
12 Christof Innerhofer   Italy DNF
17 Matthias Mayer   Austria DNF
31 Paul de la Cuesta   Spain DNF
45 Georg Lindner   Moldova DNF
47 Arnaud Alessandria   Monaco DNF
60 Roberts Rode   Latvia DNF
23 Erik Guay   Canada DSQ
36 Ferran Terra   Spain DSQ
59 Massimiliano Valcareggi   Greece DSQ

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Competition Schedule". SOCOG. Retrieved 21 December 2013.
  2. ^ Ng, Curtis (16 February 2014). "Jan Hudec bronze snaps Canadian alpine medal drought". CBC. Archived from the original on 2014-02-16. Retrieved 16 February 2014.
  3. ^ Final Results

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