Fabienne Suter

Fabienne Suter ( born January 5, 1985 in Saddle SZ) is a Swiss ski racer. It belongs to the national team of Swiss-Ski and is especially successful in the disciplines of Super - G and downhill.


In the Swiss Ski Federation Fabienne Suter was long regarded as a talent, but injury problems made ​​it impossible for her to gain a foothold in the World Cup. In the 2003 World Cup in St. Moritz they crashed in the giant slalom than 20 of the first run and suffered a pelvic contusion. There were other injuries. About FIS and European Cup races, she returned to the 2006/07 season back in the World Cup. At the 2007 World Championships in Åre Suter succeeded the penetration in 11th place in the Super G and 13th place in the giant slalom, after they had each start with a high number. The Swiss team won the final of the World Cup bronze medal in the team competition. Suter had helped with the second fastest time in her super-G run a significant contribution.

Their first result in the top ten in the World Cup was in early February 2008, a seventh place finish at the exit in St. Moritz. On February 10, 2008, she celebrated the Super G in Sestriere, coinciding with Andrea Fischbacher, her first World Cup victory. On 13 March 2008 at the World Cup finals in Bormio immediately followed her next super-G victory, which she reached the third place in the Super - G World Cup in the 2007/ 08 season. In the 2008 /09 season she drove in the Super- G repeated the podium and was again third in the World Cup discipline. On 27 February 2009, they won in Bansko for the first time in a World Cup downhill. At the 2009 World Championships in Val d'Isere she finished eighth in the super combined and eleventh place in the Super G and 17th place in the downhill.

In the 2009/10 season Suter achieved two podiums - one each in the Downhill and Super -G - and a total of nine top - 10 finishes. So it was like last year, seventh in the World Cup. At the Olympic Winter Games 2010 in Vancouver she was not persecuted by luck. With a fourth place finish in the giant slalom, a fifth place in the downhill and a sixth place in the Super Combined, they missed the podium by only scarce and had to be content with three Olympic diplomas. Less successful than the previous years was the World Cup season 2010/11. Although Suter ran eight times in the top 10, but did not reach a podium and fell back in all World Cup ratings. At the World Championships 2011 in Garmisch -Partenkirchen, she was eighth in the super -G and 13th in downhill.

In winter 2011/12 Suter was back in three World Cup races on the podium, where she managed the first victory in almost three years in the super -G in Bad Kleinkirchheim. However, on January 27, 2012, she suffered in the slalom super combined in St. Moritz a torn ACL in his right knee, which is why the season was premature for them to end. Suter took place in the following season, winter 2012/13 quickly reconnected with the world's best and drove in the Super- G from St. Anton to third place. At the World Championships 2013 in Schladming, it achieved fifth place in the same discipline.


Olympic games

  • Vancouver 2010: 4 Giant Slalom, Downhill 5th, 6th Super Combined, Super G 13
  • Sochi 2014: 5th exit, 7 Super -G, Giant Slalom 26

World Championships

  • Åre 2007: 3rd team competition, 11 Super -G, Giant Slalom 13
  • Val d'Isere 2009: 8 Super Combined, Super G 11 17 Departure
  • Garmisch -Partenkirchen 2011: 8 Super -G, downhill 13
  • Schladming 2013: 5 Super -G

Junior World Championships

  • Tarvisio 2002: 8 combination, 13 Super -G, Giant Slalom 16, 19 downhill, slalom 37
  • Puy Saint -Vincent 2003: 6 downhill, slalom 19

World Cup ratings

  • Season 2007/ 08: 3 Super - G World Cup
  • Season 2008/ 09: 7 Overall World Cup, 3rd Super - G World Cup, 6th Combined World Cup, 8 downhill World Cup
  • Season 2009/ 10: 7 Overall World Cup super- G World Cup 4, 6 Combined World Cup, 7 Downhill World Cup
  • Season 2011/12: 5 Super - G World Cup
  • Season 2012/13: 7 Super - G World Cup

World Cup wins

* At the same time with Andrea Fischbacher

European Cup

  • Season 2002/ 03: 2nd overall, 2nd giant slalom standings, fifth exit summary
  • 6 podiums, including 4 victories

Other successes

  • 2 Swiss Championship ( 2003 Giant Slalom, Super-G 2009)
  • 2 wins in the Australian New Zealand Cup
  • 6 wins at FIS races