FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 2013

The Alpine Ski World 42 took place from 4 to 17 February 2013 Schladming instead.

The choice of venue was made on 29 May 2008 in Cape Town ( South Africa) by the 46th FIS Congress. Schladming sat down in the first round of voting significantly ( with 10 of 16 votes) in voting against the applications from Cortina d' Ampezzo (Italy ), St. Moritz ( Switzerland ) and Vail / Beaver Creek ( USA).

Schladming has, together with house in the Enns Valley, already hosted the Alpine Ski World in 1982 and competed unsuccessfully for the hosting of the 2009 World Championships and 2011. After the award of the 2013 World Championships by the FIS, the International Council for Ski Mountaineering Competitions ( ISMC ) Schladming also determined as the venue for the World Cup in ski mountaineering in 2012.

  • 5.1 Departure
  • 5.2 Super -G
  • 5.3 Giant Slalom
  • 5.4 slalom
  • 5.5 Super Combined
  • 6.1 Departure
  • 6.2 Super -G
  • 6.3 Giant Slalom
  • 6.4 slalom
  • 6.5 Super Combined


In contrast to the 1982 World Cup, where downhill, slalom and combination of the ladies were held in the neighboring house in the Enns Valley, found in 2013, all medal decisions on the hill of Schladming, Planai, instead, on the ski slopes " Planai " (Mr. Race, Women's giant slalom, team competition) and " Strings " (all other women's race ). Both routes end at the same finish area close to the city center.

Because of the numerous entries in the men's giant slalom and men's slalom qualifying races were held on the nearby Reiteralm for all not directly qualified runners who are also seen as FIS races.


At the start of the World Cup 609 athletes from 70 countries were registered, their number rose to 15 February 2013 by three late entries from 3 countries on 612 athletes from 72 countries. They fought a total of 33 medals.

  • Albania Albania
  • Virgin Islands U.S. Virgin Islands
  • Andorra Andorra
  • Argentina Argentina
  • Armenia Armenia
  • Azerbaijan
  • Australia Australia
  • Belgium
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Brazil Brazil
  • Bulgaria
  • Chile Chile
  • People's Republic of China People's Republic of China
  • Denmark Denmark
  • Germany Germany
  • Estonia Estonia
  • Finland Finland
  • France France
  • Georgia Georgia
  • Greece Greece
  • Haiti Haiti
  • India India
  • Iran Iran
  • Ireland Ireland
  • Iceland Iceland
  • Israel Israel
  • Italy Italy
  • Jamaica Jamaica
  • Japan Japan
  • Canada Canada
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan
  • Croatia Croatia
  • Latvia Latvia
  • Lebanon Lebanon
  • Liechtenstein Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania Lithuania
  • Luxembourg Luxembourg
  • Malta Malta
  • Macedonia Macedonia
  • Mexico Mexico
  • Moldova Moldova
  • Monaco Monaco
  • Montenegro Montenegro
  • New Zealand New Zealand
  • Netherlands The Netherlands
  • Norway Norway
  • Austria Austria
  • Peru Peru
  • Poland Poland
  • Portugal
  • Puerto Rico Puerto Rico
  • Romania Romania
  • Russia Russia
  • San Marino San Marino
  • Sweden Sweden
  • Switzerland Switzerland
  • Serbia Serbia
  • Slovakia Slovakia
  • Slovenia Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Flag of South Korea South Korea
  • South Africa South Africa
  • Chinese Taipei Taiwan
  • Czech Republic Czech Republic
  • Ukraine Ukraine
  • Hungary Hungary
  • Uzbekistan Uzbekistan
  • United Kingdom United Kingdom
  • United States United States
  • Belarus Belarus
  • Cyprus Republic of Cyprus

Medal Tally




Results Men


Date: Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 11:00 clock

Range: Planai Starting elevation: 1,753 m, target height: 777 m, height difference: 976 m Length: 3,334 m, max. Orientation: 72 % Course Setters: Helmuth Schmalzl (ITA ) 57 riders at the start, 46 in the ranking Eliminated include: Travis Ganong (USA), Erik Guay (CAN ), Hannes Reichelt (AUT ), Marco Sullivan (USA)

Super -G

Date: Wednesday, February 6th, 2013 at 11:00 clock Range: Planai Starting elevation: 1,348 m, target height: 777 m, height difference: 571 m Length: 1,885 m, max. Orientation: 52% Course Setters: T. Moger (NOR ) Eliminated include: Kjetil Jansrud (NOR ), Andrew Weibrecht (USA)

66 of 82 runners started came in the standings, 13 dropped out, and 3 were disqualified. Silvan Zurbriggen (SUI ), who had driven the eleventh best time was taken later due to excessive Skibindungsplatten disqualified. Kjetil Jansrud retired to in a fall a torn ACL in his left knee.

Giant Slalom

Date: Friday, 15 February 2013 10:00 / 13:30 o `clock Range: Planai Starting elevation: 1148 m, target altitude: 745 m Difference in altitude: 403 m Course Setters 1st run: Andreas Puelacher (AUT ), 53 goals Course setter 2nd run: Jacques Théolier ( FRA ), 53 goals

In qualifying in the 1st heat excreted limited to: Nico Gauer (LIE ) In qualifying in the 2nd heat disqualified: Manuel Hug ( LIE) Eliminated in the first run limited to: Marc Berthod (SUI ), Thomas Biesemeyer (USA ), Thomas Fanara ( FRA ), Stefan Luitz (GER ), Simon Heeb (LIE ) Not Started for 2nd run: Carlo Janka (SUI ) Eliminated in the second run, inter alia: Didier Defago (SUI )

1For the final race does not qualify


Date: Sunday, February 17, 2013, 10:00 / 13:30 clock Range: Planai Starting height: 961 m, target altitude: 745 m Difference in altitude: 216 m Course Setters 1st run: Marco Pfeifer (SWE ), 66 goals Course setter 2nd run: David Chastan ( FRA ), 66 goals

Eliminated in the first run limited to: Giuliano Razzoli (ITA ), Ted Ligety (USA), Naoki Yuasa (JPN ), David Chodounsky (USA), Ramon Zenhäusern (SUI ) Eliminated in the second run, inter alia: Manfred Mölgg (ITA ), Patrick Thaler ( ITA ), Manfred Pranger (AUT ), Steve Missillier ( FRA ), Markus Larsson ( SWE), Henrik Kristoffersen (NOR )

Super Combined

Date: Monday, February 11, 2013 (12:00 / 18:15 clock )

Downhill: Planai Starting elevation: 1753 m, target altitude: 777 m Length: 3366 m Altitude difference: 976 m Course Setters: Helmuth Schmalzl (ITA ), 39 goals

Slalom course: Planai Starting height: 961 m, target altitude: 745 m Difference in altitude: 216 m Course Setters: F. Perrin ( FRA ), 64 goals

For the super combined 53 runners were reported, 28 were in the standings. Eliminated in the downhill, among other things: Will Brandenburg (USA), Sigmar Klotz (ITA ) Eliminated in the slalom include: Christof Innerhofer (ITA ), Thomas Mermillod Blondin ( FRA ), Benjamin Raich (AUT ), Aksel Lund Svindal (NOR ), Adrien Theaux ( FRA )

Results Women


Date: Sunday, February 10, 2013 at 11:00 clock Range: string Starting elevation: 1,479 m, target height: 771 m, height difference: 708 m Length: 3,050 m, max. Orientation: 48%

Super -G

Date: Tuesday, February 5, 2013, 14:30 Clock Range: string Starting elevation: 1,331 m, target height: 771 m, height difference: 560 m Length: 2,218 m, max. Orientation: 48% Course Setters: Daniele Petrini (SUI ), 49 goals

The start of the race should have originally done at 11:00 clock, but had to be postponed due to insufficient visibility of times. The race finally started at 14:30 clock.

For the super -G 59 runners were called, of which 30 reached the destination successfully. Eliminated are Tina Weirather (LIE ), Lindsey Vonn (USA ), Maria Hoefl - Riesch (GER ), Anna Fenninger (AUT ), Ragnhild Mowinckel (NOR) and Veronique Hronek (GER ). Because of the re- gathering mist had to be abandoned the race after 36 runners, but was counted.

The race was overshadowed by the heavy fall of the favorite Lindsey Vonn, who had to be flown to a hospital in Schladming with a serious knee injury by helicopter.

Giant Slalom

Date: Thursday, February 14, 2011, 10:00 / 13:30 clock Range: Planai Starting elevation: 1105 m, target altitude: 745 m Difference in altitude: 360 m Course Setters 1st run: Christian Brüesch (FIN ), 42 goals Course setter 2nd run: Günther Obkirchner (AUT ), 45 goals

For the giant slalom 139 runners were registered, of which 2 in the first run did not start. Eliminated in the first run are 34 participants including the following: Nadia Fanchini (ITA ), Anémone Marmottan ( FRA ), Dominique Gisin (SUI ), of which 7 by disqualification, including Michaela church Gasser (AUT ). For the 2nd time running the 60 fastest runners of the 1st run was allowed to start, 4 of them did not start: Lena Dürr (GER ), Denise Karbon (ITA ), Carolina Ruiz Castillo ( ESP), Fabienne Suter (SUI ). Eliminated in the second run are 5 runners, including: Sara Hector (SWE ), Laurenne Ross ( USA), including one by disqualification.


Date: Saturday, February 16, 2011, 10:00 / 13:30 clock Range: string Starting height: 940 m, target altitude: 745 m Height difference: 195 m Course Setters 1st run: Jim Pollock ( CAN), 61 goals Course setter 2nd run: Rudi Soulard (SWE ), 63 goals

Eliminated in the first run, inter alia: Irene Curtoni (ITA ), Christina Geiger ( GER), Nina Løseth (NOR ), Petra Vlhová (SVK ) Eliminated in the second run, inter alia: Maria Hoefl - Riesch (GER ), Michela Azzola (ITA ), Mona Løseth (NOR ).

Marlies Schild was allowed to start as defending champion and played her first race after a two-month injury layoff.

Super Combined

Date: Friday, February 8, 2013 (10:00 / 14:00 clock )

Downhill Strings Starting elevation: 1479 m, target altitude: 771 m Length: 3050 m Altitude difference: 708 m Course Setters: Jan Tischhauser (SUI ), 45 goals

Slalom course: Strings Starting height: 940 m, target altitude: 745 m Difference in altitude: 196 m Course Setters: Livio Magoni (SLO ), 60 goals

For the super combined 47 runners were reported, of which one did not start. Eliminated in the downhill by Disqualification: 1 In the slalom started four runners not: Nadja Kamer (SUI ), Daniela Merighetti (ITA ), Leanne Smith (USA), Tina Weirather (LIE ) Eliminated in the slalom 9 participants, among them: Anna Fenninger (AUT ), Lara Gut (SUI ), Lotte Smiseth Sejersted (NOR ), Ilka Štuhec (SLO ).

Team competition

Date: Tuesday, February 12, 2013, 17:00 Clock Range: Planai

The team competition was held in the form of a parallel giant slalom. Per passage two ladies and two gentlemen of a team drove in four runs alternately against each other, each run was the winning team a point; with identical maturity, both teams got a point. With a final score of 2-2, the sum of the runtimes of the fastest lady and the fastest Mr per team decided.

For the race, qualified in the top 16 teams in the current season 2012/13 Nations Cup standings. The Spaniards lying in 15th place waived a start, which only 15 teams participate. This was the highest ever number of participants at an alpine team competition. 2011 occurred in eleven nations. For Norway it was the first participation in a World Cup team competition, Liechtenstein took the first time ever participate in such a contest.

By eliminating the top-seeded Spain Austrians received a bye in the second round.



On the occasion of the World Cup three special stamps were launched at the Austrian Post, which were designed by the painter Christian Ludwig Attersee.