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Pernilla Wiberg : biography

October 15, 1970 -

Pernilla Wiberg (born October 15, 1970 in Norrköping) is a Swedish former alpine ski racer, who competed on the World Cup circuit between 1990 and 2002, where she became one of the few all-event winners. Having won two Olympic gold medals, four World Championships and one World Cup overall title, she is one of the most successful alpine ski racers of the nineties. On club level, she represented Norrköpings SK.. Retrieved on 2008-09-11.

Olympics

Wiberg won the giant slalom gold in the 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville and the combination gold medal in 1994 at Lillehammer. At both of these Olympics, Wiberg was the most successful Swedish athlete.. (Swedish). Retrieved on 2008-09-11. In 1998 in Nagano, she won the downhill silver medal; Wiberg holds this achievement to be the best of her career.. Retrieved on 2008-09-11. In her final Olympics in 2002 at age 31, she failed to reach the top ten and finished 14th in downhill and 12th in super-G. The Olympic super-G was to be her final international race, as she announced her retirement a few weeks later, following surgery on her knees.. ST.nu - Sundsvalls Tidning (TT). 2002-03-01. (Swedish). Retrieved on 2008-09-11.

Commitment

Pernilla is today a member of the ‘Champions for Peace’ club, a group of 54 famous elite athletes committed to serving peace in the world through sport, created by Peace and Sport, a Monaco-based international organization.

World Cup victories

Season titles

5 titles (1 overall, 1 slalom, 3 combined)

Season Discipline
1994 Combined
1995 Combined
1997 Overall
Slalom
Combined

Race victories

24 race victories (2 downhill, 3 super G, 2 giant slalom, 14 slalom, 3 combined)
Season Date Location Race
1991 January 7, 1991 AUT}} Bad Kleinkirchheim, Austria Slalom
March 10, 1991 CAN}} Lake Louise, Canada Giant Slalom
March 20, 1991 USA}} Waterville Valley, USA Slalom
1992 February 28, 1992 NOR}} Narvik, Norway Giant Slalom
1993 December 6, 1992 USA}} Steamboat Springs, USA Slalom
1994 December 12, 1993 SUI}} Veysonnaz, Switzerland Slalom
January 6, 1994 FRA}} Morzine, France Slalom
January 17, 1994 ITA}} Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy Super-G
February 5, 1994 ESP}} Sierra Nevada, Spain Combined
1995 March 12, 1995 Lenzerheide, Switzerland Slalom
Combined
1996 December 22, 1995 SUI}} Veysonnaz, Switzerland Slalom
December 29, 1995 AUT}} Semmering, Austria Slalom
1997 December 1, 1996 CAN}} Lake Louise, Canada Super-G
December 28, 1996 AUT}} Semmering, Austria Slalom
January 4, 1997 SLO}} Maribor, Slovenia Slalom
January 12, 1997 AUT}} Bad Kleinkirchheim, Austria Super-G
January 19, 1997 GER}} Zwiesel, Germany Slalom
February 2, 1997 SUI}} Laax, Switzerland Combined
March 7, 1997 USA}} Mammoth Mountain, USA Slalom
March 12, 1997 Vail, USA Downhill
March 16, 1997 Slalom
1999 January 3, 1999 SLO}} Maribor, Slovenia Slalom
2000 December 18, 1999 SUI}} St. Moritz, Switzerland Downhill
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