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Sandro Viletta (born 23 January 1986) is a Swiss former World Cup alpine ski racer and Olympic gold medalist.

Sandro Viletta
Alpine skier
Sandro Viletta.jpg
DisciplinesSuper G, Combined
ClubLa Punt Chamues-ch
Born (1986-01-23) 23 January 1986 (age 33)
Graubünden, Switzerland
Height178 cm (5 ft 10 in)
World Cup debut12 November 2006
(age 20)
Retired2018
Websitesandroviletta.ch
Olympics
Teams2 – (2010, 2014)
Medals1 (1 gold)
World Championships
Teams3 – (2009, 2011, 2013)
Medals0
World Cup
Seasons7th – (200814)
Wins1 – (1 SG)
Podiums1 – (1 SG)
Overall titles0 – (45th in 2015)
Discipline titles0 – (4th in SC, 2014)

From the village of La Punt-Chamues-ch, near St. Moritz in the canton of Graubünden, he made his World Cup debut in November 2006 and won his first race in December 2011. Viletta competed at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver[1] and at the World Championships in 2009, 2011 and 2013. He won the super combined at the 2014 Olympics in Sochi.[2]

Viletta stopped competing after knee injuries in 2016, unable to defend his Olympic title, and retired in 2018.[3]

World Cup resultsEdit

Race victoriesEdit

  • 2 wins – (1 SG, 1 SC)
Date Competition Location Discipline
3 Dec 2011 2012 Alpine Skiing World Cup   Beaver Creek, USA Super G
14 Feb 2014 2014 Winter Olympics   Sochi, Russia Super combined

Season standingsEdit

Season Age Overall Slalom Giant
 Slalom 
Super G Downhill Combined
2007 21 113 44  –  –  –  —
2008 22 186 33 50  –  –  —
2009 23 53 44 28  –  – 14
2010 24 53  – 16  –  – 15
2011 25 67  – 23 33  – 33
2012 26 57  – 47 18  – 30
2013 27 85  –  – 34  – 14
2014 28 47  –  – 36 33 4
2015 29 45  –  – 29 23 14
2016 30 122  –  – 39  –  –

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sandro Viletta, Alpine Skiing". Vancouver2010.com. Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. Retrieved 21 February 2010.
  2. ^ Etchells, Tim (14 February 2014). "Switzerland's Sandro Viletta is golden in super combined". Ski Racing. Retrieved 14 February 2014.
  3. ^ Sochi Olympic champion skiier [sic] Sandro Viletta retires over injuries

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