Niels Hintermann

Niels Hintermann (born 5 May 1995) is a Swiss World Cup alpine ski racer. Born in Bülach, Zürich, Hintermann specializes in the speed events of Downhill and Super-G.

Niels Hintermann
Alpine skier
Niels Hintermann - Pista Stelvio - Bormio 28.12.2019 - 03.jpg
Finishing at Bormio in late 2019
DisciplinesDownhill, Super-G,
Combined
ClubHausen am Albis
Born (1995-05-05) 5 May 1995 (age 27)
Bülach, Zürich, Switzerland
Height1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)
World Cup debut
28 November 2015 (age 20)
Websitenielshintermann.ch
Olympics
Teams1 – (2022)
Medals0
World Championships
Teams2 – (2019, 2021)
Medals0
World Cup
Seasons6 – (201617, 201922)
Wins2 – (1 DH, 1 AC)
Podiums5 – (4 DH, 1 AC)
Overall titles0 – (33rd in 2020)
Discipline titles0 – (2nd in AC, 2017)
Medal record
Men's alpine skiing
Representing   Switzerland
World Junior Ski Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2015 Hafjell Downhill

CareerEdit

Hintermann made his World Cup debut at age 20 in November 2015 at Lake Louise, and was fortieth in the downhill. He scored his first World Cup points three weeks later at Val Gardena, at 29th place in the downhill. Hintermann won his first World Cup race (and first podium) the following season, in the combined at Wengen in January 2017.[1]

World Cup resultsEdit

Season standingsEdit

Season Age Overall Slalom Giant
slalom
Super-G Downhill Combined
2016 20 122 48 42
2017 21 53 41 37 2
2018 22
2019 23 69 55 23 28
2020 24 33 12 19
2021 25 93 55 28
2022 26 9 34 6
standings through 5 March 2022

Race podiumsEdit

  • 2 wins – (1 DH, 1 AC)
  • 5 podiums – (4 DH, 1 AC)
Season Date Location Discipline Place
2017 13 Jan 2017     Wengen, Switzerland Combined 1st
2022 18 Dec 2021   Val Gardena, Italy Downhill 3rd
28 Dec 2021   Bormio, Italy Downhill 3rd
4 Mar 2022    Kvitfjell, Norway Downhill 1st
5 Mar 2022 Downhill 3rd

World Championship resultsEdit

  Year    Age   Slalom   Giant 
 slalom 
Super-G Downhill Combined
2019 23 21 23
2021 25 DNF

Olympic resultsEdit

  Year    Age   Slalom   Giant 
 slalom 
Super-G Downhill Combined
2022 26 16

ReferencesEdit

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