Vincent Kriechmayr

Vincent Kriechmayr (born 1 October 1991) is an Austrian World Cup alpine ski racer. He primarily competes in speed events with a main focus on super-G.

Vincent Kriechmayr
Alpine skier
Matthias Mayer Max Franz Vincent Kriechmayr Hannes Reichelt - Team Austria Winter Olympics 2018.jpg
DisciplinesSuper-G, Downhill,
Combined
ClubTVN WelsOberoesterreich
Born (1991-10-01) 1 October 1991 (age 28)
Linz, Austria
Height1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
World Cup debut12 December 2010 (age 20)
Olympics
Teams1 – (2018)
Medals0
World Championships
Teams2 – (2017, 2019)
Medals2 (0 gold)
World Cup
Seasons7 – (20142020)
Wins5 – (3 SG, 2 DH)
Podiums14 – (9 SG, 5 DH)
Overall titles0 – (5th in 2019)
Discipline titles0 – (2nd in SG, 2018)

CareerEdit

Born in Linz, Upper Austria, Kriechmayr made his World Cup debut in December 2010 at age 20. He achieved his first World Cup podium in March 2015, a runner-up finish in super-G at Kvitfjell, Norway. He achieved his first World Cup victory in a Super G in December 2017.[1]

His fourth World Cup victory came in the classic downhill at Wengen in 2019.[2]

World Cup resultsEdit

Season standingsEdit

Season
Age Overall Slalom Giant
Slalom
Super G Downhill Combined
2014 22 59 23 18
2015 23 24 48 6 21 12
2016 24 14 58 4 18 10
2017 25 25 14 14 17
2018 26 7 2 5
2019 27 5 55 2 3 9
2020 28 2 1 2
Standings through 22 December 2019

Race podiumsEdit

  • 5 wins – (3 SG, 2 DH)
  • 14 podiums – (9 SG, 5 DH)
Season
Date Location Discipline Rank
2015 8 March 2015  Kvitfjell, Norway Super-G 2nd
2016 7 February 2016   Jeongseon, South Korea Super-G 3rd
13 March 2016    Kvitfjell, Norway Super-G 2nd
2018 1 December 2017   Beaver Creek, USA Super-G 1st
27 January 2018   Garmisch, Germany Downhill 2nd
14 March 2018   Åre, Sweden Downhill 1st
15 March 2018 Super-G 1st
2019 25 November 2018   Lake Louise, Canada Super-G 2nd
19 January 2019     Wengen, Switzerland Downhill 1st
13 March 2019   Soldeu, Andorra Super-G 3rd
2020 1 December 2019   Lake Louise, Canada Super-G 3rd
7 December 2019   Beaver Creek, USA Downhill 2nd
20 December 2019   Val Gardena, Italy Super-G

1st

25 January 2020   Kitzbühel, Austria Downhill 2nd

World Championship resultsEdit

  Year    Age   Slalom   Giant 
 slalom 
Super-G Downhill Combined
2017 25 5 19 8
2019 27 2 3 17

Olympic resultsEdit

  Year    Age   Slalom   Giant 
 slalom 
Super-G Downhill Combined
2018 26 6 7 DNF2

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Alpine skiing: Kriechmayr wins Super G for first World Cup victory". Reuters. 1 December 2017. Retrieved 13 February 2018.
  2. ^ "Vincent Kriechmayr wins downhill, American Bryce Bennett finishes fifth". ESPN. Associated Press. 19 January 2019.

External linksEdit