After the World Ski Championships in Cortina – Austria celebrates: “We are number 1”

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Switzerland collected the most precious metal at the World Ski Championships. Nevertheless, the Austrians really savored the medal table won.

The Austrian Katharina Liensberger became world champion in slalom and parallel event and won bronze in giant slalom.
© www.de24.news The  Austrian Katharina Liensberger became world champion in slalom and parallel event and won bronze in giant slalom.

Foto: Johann Groder (Keystone)

It’s such a thing with this medal table at the World Ski Championships. Not necessarily the nation that won the most precious metalsinnt, is also at the top of the ranking. Weighting is based on gold, silver and bronze.

While Switzerland in Cortina in the first week thanks Lara Gut-Behrami and Corinne Suter struck, she was outflanked by Austria in the second week. © www.de24.news

 The  eastern neighbors ultimately won eight medals (5 gold, 1 silver, 2 bronze) and ousted Switzerland with ninemal precious metal (3 gold, 1 silver, 5 bronze) from the top. “We are number 1,” she says happily «Crownnewspaper» via the medal table. And «oe24» writes about the ÖSV festival in Cortina.

Spoilers for the host

Such festivals were not the norm for Austria at the last four world championships. Despite most of the medals. Two years ago in Are and at the 2013 Home World Cup in Schladming, Rot-Weiss-Rot won eight eachmal precious metal. But it was only enough for places 4 and 2. In Are Norway, Switzerland and the USA were better classified. Ousted in Schladmingn the US hosts from the top.

But Austria was also able to spoil the game for the host. This was the case in 2017 in St. Moritz and two years earlier in Vail / Beaver Creek. After all, the nation that collected the most precious metals also won the medal table. © www.de24.news

 The re were nine medals each.

In a ranking, the Austrians do not have to fear so fast to be ousted from the top: im all-time medal table from World Ski Championships. © www.de24.news

 The y lead with 302 medals (101 gold, 104 silver, 97 bronze) ahead of Switzerland with 204-mal precious metal (69 gold, 70 silver, 65 bronze) and France with 136 medals (47 gold, 52 silver, 37 bronze).





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