Alpine skiing – Olympic champion Anna Veith-Fenninger formalizes the end of her career

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "The Austrian, gold medalist in super -G at the Sochi Games, had also twice won the big crystal globe in 2014 and 2015. With two big crystal globes, an Olympic title and three gold medals at the Worlds, Anna Veith formalized on Saturday at thirty years, his end of career, announced for a few days by the Austrian media. The Austrian, who was then called Fenninger, had dominated the circuit in the early 2010s, before being slowed to the top of her game by a serious injury in the fall of 2015. Between September & nbsp; 2019 and May & nbsp; 2020, Austrian alpine skiing saw its two flamboyant 2010 headliners stop: Saturday, Anna Veith, Fenninger at the start of her career, double winner of the big crystal globe (2014 and 2015), announced retirement from sport, just eight months after Marcel Hirscher, eightfold winner of the Alpine Skiing World Cup (2012-2019). "& Nbsp; My dreams for the future have changed in recent years, which is why I want to end my skiing career & nbsp;"said Veith in a half-hour interview with Austrian public television ORF. "data-reactid =" 19 "> The Austrian, gold medalist in super-G at the Sochi Games, also had twice won the big crystal globe in 2014 and 2015. With two big crystal globes, an Olympic title and three gold medals at the Worlds, Anna Veith formalized on Saturday, at thirty, her end of career, announced for a few days by the Austrian media. The Austrian, then called Fenninger, had dominated the circuit in the early 2010s, before being slowed to the top of her game by a serious injury in the fall of 2015. Between September 2019 and May 2020, Austrian alpine skiing saw its two flamboyant headliners from the 2010s stop: on Saturday, it was Anna Veith, Fenninger at the start of her career, double winner of the big crystal globe (2014 and 2015 ), who announced his sports retirement, only eight months after Marcel Hirscher, eightfold winner of the Alpine Skiing World Cup (2012-2019). "My dreams for the future have changed in recent years, which is why I want to end my skiing career"Veith said in a half-hour interview with Austrian public television ORF.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "Born in June & nbsp; 1989 in Hallein near Salzburg , Anna Fenninger went through the sport-studies of Bad Gastein, which notably saw the birth of Hermann Maier. She also shared the same class as Marcel Hirscher, on the benches of the school of Bad Hofgastein. Her prowess in young people propel to the rank of great Austrian hope, deprived of crystal while the American Lindsey Vonn or the German Maria Höfl-Riesch shine in the late 2000s and early 2010s. The first title of world champion in 2011 at Garmisch-Partenkirchen in combined suggests a golden career, but it is slow to confirm. It was during the winter of 2013-2014 that Fenninger's career took off: at the Sochi Olympics, she won the gold in super G and won the general classification of the Alpine Skiing World Cup a few weeks later. it's the apotheosis: two world titles at Beaver Creek (giant slalom and super-G), a silver medal in downhill and a new big crystal globe. Austria hopes to finally have the female counterpart of Marcel Hirscher, who has crushed the competition since 2012 for men. It was without counting on a serious injury in October & nbsp; 2015, three days before the opening of the season. On the Rettenbach glacier in Sölden, Austria, Fenninger's right knee gives way: rupture of the anterior cruciate ligament, the internal lateral ligament and the patellar tendon. The Salzburger will take very long months to try to return to its best level, in vain. At the Pyeongchang Olympics in 2018, she occupied the head of the super-G until the passage of the Czech Ester Ledecka, specialist in snowboarding, among the last competitors, which passed her for a hundredth. "& Nbsp; The most emotional moment of my career & nbsp;", she admitted on Saturday. The two seasons that follow are complicated, with a new injury in January 2019 (again the anterior cruciate ligament of the right knee), which deprives her of the Worlds in Are (Sweden). A decline in the world hierarchy then begins. "& Nbsp; I lived my childhood dream. Now is a good time to stop & nbsp; ", she estimated. "data-reactid =" 21 "> Born in June 1989 in Hallein near Salzburg, Anna Fenninger went through sports studies at Bad Gastein, which notably saw Hermann Maier hatch. also shared the same class as Marcel Hirscher, on the school benches at Bad Hofgastein. Her prowess among young people propelled her to the rank of great Austrian hope, deprived of crystal while the American Lindsey Vonn or the German Maria Höfl -Riesch shine in the late 2000s and early 2010. The first title of world champion in 2011 in Garmisch-Partenkirchen in combined suggests a golden career, but it is slow to confirm. winter 2013-2014 that Fenninger's career takes off: at the Olympics in Sochi, she won gold in super-G and won the general classification of the Alpine Skiing World Cup a few weeks later. the apotheosis: two world titles at Beaver Creek (giant slalom and super-G), a downhill silver medal and a new big crystal globe. Austria hopes to finally have the female counterpart of Marcel Hirscher, who has crushed the competition since 2012 for men. It was without counting on a serious injury in October 2015, three days before the opening of the season. On the Rettenbach glacier of Sölden in Austria, Fenninger's right knee gives way: rupture of the anterior cruciate ligament, the internal lateral ligament and the patellar tendon. The Salzburger will take very long months to try to return to its best level, in vain. At the Pyeongchang Olympics in 2018, she occupied the head of the super-G until the passage of the Czech Ester Ledecka, specialist in snowboarding, among the last competitors, which passed her for a hundredth. "The most emotional moment of my career", she admitted on Saturday. The two following seasons are complicated, with a new injury in January 2019 (again the anterior cruciate ligament of the right knee), which deprives her of the Worlds in Are (Sweden). A decline in the world hierarchy then begins. “I lived my childhood dream. Now is a good time to stop. ", she estimated.