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                                                            portrait Vincent Kriechmayr

Vincent Kriechmayr

Birthday:
1991-10-01
Gender:
male
Residence:
Austria
FIS:
Vincent Kriechmayr at FIS

Biography

Double World Champion and Austrian Sportsman of the Year! 2021 was a very special year for Vincent Kriechmayr. The Austrian raced to become double World Champion in the Downhill and Super-G at the World Championships in Cortina d'Ampezzo, and the Association of Austrian Sports Journalists voted him Austria's Sportsman of the Year. The Upper Austrian athlete celebrated his first World Cup victory in December 2017 in the Super-G in Beaver Creek. Another eleven followed by the end of the 2021/22 season. A highlight was his victory in on the classic Lauberhorn Downhill run in Wengen in 2019, which he repeated in 2022, and in the Super-G in front of his home crowd in Hinterstoder in 2020. In 2019 he also won a Silver and a Bronze medal at the Ski World Championships in Aare. His first name was chosen for him by his mother. She is an art history teacher from Belgium and named him after the painter Vincent van Gogh. In his spare time, "Vince" helps out at his parents' farm. Working in the stables with the cattle he finds strength and calm for his skiing life.

Career Highlights

World Championships

2021
Year City
Cortina d'Ampezzo 1st Downhill
Cortina d'Ampezzo 1st Super G
2019
Year City
Are 3rd Downhill
Are 2nd Super G

World Cup

2022
Year City
Courchevel/Meribel 1st Super G
Courchevel/Meribel 1st Downhill
Wengen 1st Downhill
2021
Year City
Bormio 3rd Super G
Val Gardena/Gröden 3rd Super G
Lake Louise 2nd Downhill
Saalbach-Hinterglemm 3rd Super G
Saalbach-Hinterglemm 1st Downhill
Garmisch-Partenkirchen 1st Super G
Kitzbuehel 1st Super G
2020
Year City
Bormio 2nd Downhill
Bormio 2nd Super G
Hinterstoder 1st Super G
Kitzbuehel 2nd Downhill
2019
Year City
Val Gardena / Groeden 1st Super G
Beaver Creek 2nd Downhill
Lake Louise 3rd Super G
Grandvalira Soldeu - El Tarter 3rd Super G
Wengen 1st Downhill
2018
Year City
Lake Louise 2nd Super G
Are 1st Super G
Are 1st Downhill
Garmisch-Partenkirchen 2nd Downhill
2017
Year City
Beaver Creek 1st Super G
2016
Year City
Kvitfjell 2nd Super G
Jeongseon 3rd Super G
2015
Year City
Kvitfjell 2nd Super G

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