Andreas Küttel

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Andreas Küttel
Andreas Kuttel Oberstdorf 2006.jpg
Küttel in Oberstdorf, 2006
CountryFlag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland
Born (1979-04-25) 25 April 1979 (age 39)
Einsiedeln, Switzerland
Height1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Personal best222 m (728 ft)
Planica, 18 March 2006
World Cup career
Seasons 19962011
Individual wins5
Indiv. podiums15
Indiv. starts241
Team starts17
Updated on 10 February 2016.

Andreas Küttel (born 25 April 1979) is a Swiss former ski jumper who currently works in the field of sports science at the University of Southern Denmark. [1]

Sports science is a discipline that studies how the healthy human body works during exercise, and how sport and physical activity promote health and performance from cellular to whole body perspectives. The study of sports science traditionally incorporates areas of physiology, psychology, anatomy, biomechanics, biochemistry and biokinetics. Sports scientists and performance consultants are growing in demand and employment numbers, with the ever-increasing focus within the sporting world on achieving the best results possible. Through the study of science and sport, researchers have developed a greater understanding on how the human body reacts to exercise, training, different environments and many other stimuli.

The University of Southern Denmark is a university in Denmark that has campuses located in Southern Denmark and on Zealand.

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Career

Küttel won five World Cup competitions from 2005 to 2007, and placed third in the overall World Cup in 2006. He won a gold medal in the individual large hill event at the 2009 Ski Jumping World Championships. Küttel also competed at three Winter Olympics, earning his best finish of fifth in the individual normal hill event in 2006.

FIS Ski Jumping World Cup international ski jumping competition spanning across the Earths Northern Hemisphere wintertime season

The FIS Ski Jumping World Cup is the world's highest level of ski jumping and the FIS Ski Flying World Cup as the subdivisional part of the competition. It was founded by Torbjørn Yggeseth for the 1979/80 season and organized by the International Ski Federation. Ladies began competing during the 2011/12 season.

FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2009 2009 edition of the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships

The FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2009 took place 18 February – 1 March 2009 in Liberec, Czech Republic. This was the fourth time these championships were hosted either in the Czech Republic or in Czechoslovakia, having done so at Janské Lázně (1925) and Vysoké Tatry.

2006 Winter Olympics 20th edition of Winter Olympics, held in Turin (Italy) in 2006

The 2006 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XX Olympic Winter Games and commonly known as Turin 2006 or Torino 2006, was a winter multi-sport event which was held in Turin, Piedmont, Italy from February 10 to 26, 2006. This marked the second time that Italy had hosted the Winter Olympic Games, the first being the 1956 Winter Olympics in Cortina d'Ampezzo. Italy also hosted the Summer Olympics in 1960 in Rome. Turin was selected as the host city for the 2006 Games in June 1999.

World Cup

Standings

SeasonOverall4HSFNTJP
1995/96 3225N/A29
1996/97 66
1997/98
1998/99 6965
1999/00 5757
2000/01 482445N/A
2001/02 3039N/A30N/A
2002/03 6040N/AN/A
2003/04 2320N/A31N/A
2004/05 1714N/A10N/A
2005/06 Bronze medal icon.svg4N/ASilver medal icon.svgN/A
2006/07 55N/A8N/A
2007/08 76N/A21N/A
2008/09 11161611N/A
2009/10 33403642N/A
2010/11 N/AN/A

Wins

No.SeasonDateLocationHillSize
1 2005/06 3 December 2005   Flag of Norway.svg Lillehammer Lysgårdsbakken HS134 (night)LH
29 December 2005   Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Harrachov Čerťák HS142LH
37 March 2006   Flag of Finland.svg Kuopio Puijo HS127 (night)LH
4 2006/07 1 January 2007   Flag of Germany.svg Garmisch-Partenkirchen Große Olympiaschanze HS125 LH
5 2007/08 23 December 2007   Flag of Switzerland.svg Engelberg Gross-Titlis-Schanze HS137LH

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References

  1. "Andreas Küttel". University of Southern Denmark . Retrieved 22 August 2015.
International Ski Federation international governing body for ski sports

The Fédération Internationale de Ski is the world's highest governing body for international winter sports. Founded in Chamonix on 2 February 1924, it is responsible for the Olympic disciplines of Alpine skiing, cross-country skiing, ski jumping, Nordic combined, freestyle skiing and snowboarding. The FIS is also responsible for setting the international competition rules. The organization now has a membership of 118 national ski associations and is based in Oberhofen am Thunersee, Switzerland.