Thomas Mermillod-Blondin

Thomas Mermillod-Blondin (born 3 January 1984) is a former World Cup alpine ski racer from France. Born in Annecy, Haute-Savoie, he primarily competed in super-G, but his best results were in the super combined event: he took five of his six World Cup podiums in combined, with the other coming in super-G.[1] Mermillod-Blondin made his World Cup debut in 2007 and represented France at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver[2] and the 2011 World Championships. He made a total of 179 World Cup starts in his career. In February 2019 Mermillod-Blondin announced that he would retire from competition following a combined race in Bansko, Bulgaria that month.[1]

Thomas Mermillod-Blondin
Alpine skier
Thomas Mermillod-Blondin en 2014 à Méribel.jpg
Mermillod-Blondin in 2014
DisciplinesSuper-G, Combined,
Downhill, Slalom
ClubDouanes SC Grand Bornand
Born (1984-01-03) 3 January 1984 (age 36)
Annecy, Haute Savoie, France
Height176 cm (5 ft 9 in)
World Cup debut6 January 2007 (age 23)
Retired22 February 2019 (age 35)
Websitethomasmermillod.com
Olympics
Teams2 – (2010, 2014)
Medals0
World Championships
Teams3 – (2009, 2013, 2015)
Medals0
World Cup
Seasons9 – (200816)
Wins0
Podiums6 – (1 SG, 5 SC)
Overall titles0 – (28th in 2014)
Discipline titles0 – (2nd in SC in 2016)

World Cup resultsEdit

Season standingsEdit

Season Age Overall Slalom Giant
slalom
Super-G Downhill Combined
2008 24 113 60 43
2009 25 86 37 43 28
2010 26 69 44 25 29
2011 27 61 44 34 11
2012 28 60 39 39 62 11
2013 29 31 38 32 22 3
2014 30 28 30 8 3
2015 31 78 31 17
2016 32 40 48 29 50 2
2017 33 injured
2018 34 118 24
2019 35 111 13

World Cup podiumsEdit

  • 6 podiums – (4 SC, 1 K, 1 SG)
Season Date Location Discipline Place
2011 26 Feb 2011   Bansko, Bulgaria Super combined 3rd
2012 12 Feb 2012   Sochi, Russia Super combined 3rd
2013 27 Jan 2013   Kitzbühel, Austria Combined 3rd
2014 13 Mar 2014     Lenzerheide, Switzerland Super G 2nd
2016 22 Jan 2016   Kitzbühel, Austria Super combined 3rd
19 Feb 2016   Chamonix, France Super combined 3rd

World Championship resultsEdit

  Year    Age   Slalom   Giant 
 slalom 
Super-G Downhill Combined
2009 25 6
2011 27
2013 29 21 DSQ2
2015 31 9

Olympic results Olympic rings without rims.svgEdit

  Year    Age   Slalom   Giant 
 slalom 
Super-G Downhill Combined
2010 26 21 DNF1 19
2014 30 15 DNF2

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "179e et dernier départ pour Thomas Mermillod-Blondin à Bansko" [179th and last start for Thomas Mermillod-Blondin in Bansko]. Le Dauphiné libéré (in French). 21 February 2019. Archived from the original on 6 March 2019. Retrieved 3 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Thomas Mermillod Blondin, Alpine Skiing". Vancouver2010.com. Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. Archived from the original on 20 February 2010. Retrieved 21 February 2010.

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