Mattias Hargin, born 7 October 1985 in Stockholm, Sweden, is a Swedish former World Cup alpine ski racer. Born in Stockholm, he competed mainly in slalom, and is the younger brother of Janette Hargin (b. 1977), who also raced for Sweden. Hargin was married to Swedish alpine free-skier Matilda Rapaport, who died in an avalanche in Chile in July 2016.
Mattias Hargin in Hammarbybacken 2018
|Born||7 October 1985|
|Height||1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|World Cup debut||22 December 2004|
|Teams||2 – (2010, 2014)|
|Teams||5 – (2005, 2009–2017|
|Seasons||12 – (2007–2018)|
|Podiums||7 – (6 SL, 1 PSL)|
|Overall titles||0 – (20th in 2015)|
|Discipline titles||0 – (5th in SL, 2014)|
In January 2011, Hargin made a strong comeback in a World Cup slalom in Zagreb to finish third. He was the last qualifier at 30th after the first run, but had the best time in the second run to attain his first World Cup podium. Hargin was runner-up in a World Cup slalom at Val-d'Isère in December 2013. His one and only World Cup win came in January 2015 at Kitzbühel.
He announced his retirement from alpine skiing on 12 March 2019.
World Cup resultsEdit
- Standings through 30 January 2018
|2011||6 Jan 2011||Zagreb, Croatia||Slalom||3rd|
|25 Jan 2011||Schladming, Austria||Slalom||3rd|
|2014||15 Dec 2013||Val d'Isère, France||Slalom||2nd|
|2015||25 Jan 2015||Kitzbühel, Austria||Slalom||1st|
|15 Mar 2015||Kranjska Gora, Slovenia||Slalom||3rd|
|2017||31 Jan 2017||Stockholm, Sweden||Parallel slalom||3rd|
|2018||12 Nov 2017||Levi, Finland||Slalom||3rd|
World Championship resultsEdit
- "Profile". Vancouver2010.com. Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. Retrieved 18 December 2010.
- "Men's slalom results". Vancouver2010.com. Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. Archived from the original on 8 April 2010. Retrieved 18 December 2010.
- "Mattias Hargin blev tvåa" (in Swedish). Svenska Dagbladet. 15 December 2013. Retrieved 15 December 2013.
- Mintz, Geoff (25 January 2015). "Hargin outdoes Hirscher on home snow". Ski Racing.
- "Slalom specialist Hargin retiring at end of season". ESPN. 12 March 2019. Retrieved 12 March 2019.
Media related to Mattias Hargin at Wikimedia Commons
- Mattias Hargin at the International Ski Federation
- Mattias Hargin World Cup standings at the International Ski Federation
- Mattias Hargin at Ski-DB Alpine Ski Database
- Mattias Hargin at Olympics at Sports-Reference.com (archived)
- Mattias Hargin at Atomic Skis
- Mattias Hargin at the Swedish Olympic Committee (SOK) (in Swedish)
- Official website (in Swedish)