Viktoria Rebensburg

Viktoria Rebenburg ( born October 4, 1989 in Tegernsee ) is a German alpine skier and Olympic gold medalist in the giant slalom. Your strongest disciplines are the giant slalom and Super -G. She's customs sergeant and a member of the Customs Ski Team.


Even in her youth Viktoria Rebenburg drew attention to himself. It was recorded in 2003 in the C- squad of the German Ski Through their achievements in child and youth races. There they went against international competition for victories at the age of 14 years.

Viktoria Rebenburg was 2006 at the age of 16 years for the first time German champion in the super -G. Your World Cup debut Viktoria Rebenburg in December 2006 on the Reiteralm in the combination. A few weeks after her debut, she reached her first place in the top ten in the giant slalom in Zwiesel in seventh. Due to strong results in the European Cup in the disciplines of Super -G and giant slalom, she was from the German Ski Association (DSV ) for the 2007 World Championships in Åre -nominated in the giant slalom, where she took a surprising eighth.

A major success celebrated Victoria Rebenburg in February 2008, when she Junior World Champion in Super G was in Formigal. It also won a silver medal in the giant slalom and bronze in the downhill. In the next month, she was German champion in Giant Slalom and Super -G. In early March 2009, she was in Garmisch -Partenkirchen World Junior Champion in Giant Slalom and Super -G. On 16 October 2009 she was awarded the Junior Sportswoman of the Year 2009.

28 December 2009 Viktoria Rebenburg drove in the giant slalom in Lienz for the first time into the top five in a World Cup race after they have been already eight times came in the top ten. The first podium finish followed on 24 January 2010, when they in Cortina d' Ampezzo - again in the Giant Slalom - drove to second place. You could qualify by these good results for the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, where she became Olympic champion in Giant Slalom. In the super -G before it reached Rank 28 your good shape she confirmed on 11 March 2010 with the 4th place in the giant slalom at the World Cup finals in Garmisch -Partenkirchen, which she took in the giant slalom standings of the World Cup 4th place. On April 30, 2010, she was awarded the Silver Laurel Leaf for their services by Federal President Horst Köhler.

To kick off the 2010/11 season Rebenburg won the giant slalom at the Rettenbachferner in Sölden and thus realized her first World Cup victory, another followed in Zwiesel three months later. The three intervening World Cup giant slalom won the same age on the day French Tessa Worley. After a fifth place in the World Cup giant slalom in Garmisch Rebenburg won the giant slalom in Spindleruv Mlyn Czech, which she achieved her third World Cup victory. Since the last giant slalom was canceled in Lenzerheide, vines Petersburg was victory firmly in the discipline standings.

In the season 2011/12 Rebenburg again proved to be the best giant slalom skier. In seven of nine races held she stood on the podium, with four times as the winner. On March 15, 2012, she won in Schladming last Super G of the season, synonymous with their first victory in a Speed ​​- discipline. In the World Cup season 2012/13 they could ever decide a Super -G and giant slalom for themselves, were added three more giant slalom podium. To kick off the 2013/14 season Rebenburg managed a podium finish, but they could not match the level of the previous winter in the sequence. This was due to pneumonia, which forced them to a five-week break. It was not until mid-January, she had largely recovered from this disease. At the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi in 2014, she won the bronze medal in the giant slalom.


Olympic Winter Games

  • Vancouver 2010: 1 Giant Slalom, Super -G 28
  • Sochi 2014: 3 Giant Slalom, Super-G, 9, 15 departure

World Championships

  • Åre 2007: 8 Giant Slalom ( third best running time in the second run )
  • Val d'Isere 2009: 9 Giant Slalom ( third best running time in the first run ), 10 Super -G
  • Garmisch -Partenkirchen 2011: 5 Giant Slalom
  • Schladming 2013: 8 Super -G, Giant Slalom 11

World Cup ratings

  • Season 2009/ 10: 4 giant slalom World Cup
  • Season 2010/ 11: 8 Overall World Cup, 1 giant slalom World Cup 10 Super - G World Cup
  • Season 2011/12: 7 Overall World Cup, 1 giant slalom World Cup
  • Season 2012/13: 6 Overall World Cup, 3rd World Cup giant slalom, Super - G World Cup 6

World Cup wins

20 podiums including 10 victories:

European Cup

  • Season 2006/ 07: 10th overall, sixth giant slalom standings, 14 Super -G standings
  • 4 podiums, including two victories:

Junior World Championships

  • Quebec 2006: 6 Giant Slalom, Super -G 14
  • Altenmarkt-Zauchensee/Flachau 2007: 5 Super -G, downhill 10
  • Formigal 2008: 1 Super -G, Giant Slalom 2nd, 3rd exit
  • Garmisch -Partenkirchen 2009: 1st Giant Slalom, Super-G 1

Other successes

  • Three times German Champion (Super -G: 2006, 2008, Giant Slalom: 2008)
  • 2- time German Junior Champion (exit: 2006, Super -G: 2007)
  • 4 wins in FIS races (all in giant slalom )