Igor Laikert

Igor Laikert (born February 27, 1991[1] in Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina[2]) is an alpine skier from Bosnia and Herzegovina. He will compete for Bosnia and Herzegovina at the 2014 Winter Olympics in all the alpine skiing events.[3][4]

Igor Laikert
Alpine skier
DisciplinesSlalom
Born27 February 1991 (1991-02-27) (age 29)
Zenica, SR Bosnia and Herzegovina, SFR Yugoslavia
World Cup debut6 January 2011 (age 19)
Olympics
Teams1 (2014)
World Championships
Teams4 – (201117)
World Cup
Seasons5 – (201115)

The selection of alpine skier Žana Novaković as flagbearer for the 2014 Winter Olympics resulted in controversy as Igor Laikert had better results. There were suggestions that this had to due with the ethnic divide in the country with Laikert coming from the Muslim-Croat community.[4]

Laikert participated at the 2011 World Military Skiing Championship in Bjelašnica he finished at 9th place in the men's Giant slalom event.[5]

World Cup resultsEdit

Results per disciplineEdit

Discipline WC starts WC Top 30 WC Top 15 WC Top 5 WC Podium Best result
Date Location Place
Slalom 7 0 0 0 0 9 March 2014   Kranjska Gora, Slovenia 57th
Giant slalom 2 0 0 0 0 26 October 2014   Sölden, Austria 62nd
Super-G 0 0 0 0 0
Downhill 0 0 0 0 0
Combined 0 0 0 0 0
Total 9 0 0 0 0

World Championship resultsEdit

Year
Age Slalom Giant
Slalom
Super G Downhill Combined Team Event
2011 19 38 43 23
2013 21 DNFQ1 48 DNF 21
2015 23 DNF1 46 50
2017 25 DNFQ2 DNFQ2

Olympic resultsEdit

Year
Age Slalom Giant
Slalom
Super G Downhill Combined
2014 22 DNF2 DNF1 50 44 27

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ FIS Biography
  2. ^ Sochi 2014 profile
  3. ^ "5 Representatives of B&H in Sochi". Sarajevo Times. 12 January 2014. Retrieved 15 January 2014.
  4. ^ a b "Bosnian Olympic Flag Carrier Choice Stirs Controversy". Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. 30 January 2014. Retrieved 30 January 2014.
  5. ^ "Men's Giant Slalom results at the 2011 World Military Skiing Championship". www.fis-ski.com. Retrieved 29 January 2019.