|Host city||Cortina d'Ampezzo|
|Opening ceremony||8 February 2021|
|Closing ceremony||21 February 2021|
|Officially opened by||Sergio Mattarella|
|FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 2021|
|Parallel giant slalom||men||women|
The FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 2021 were held from 8–21 February in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy. May 2020, the Italian Winter Sports Federation (FISI) and the event organizing committee asked the International Ski Federation (FIS) to postpone the event until 2022 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the request was rejected by FIS, and the organizers then moved forward with plans for 2021.In
The host city was selected at the FIS Congress in Cancún, Mexico, on 10 June 2016. Cortina d'Ampezzo was the only applicant, and had been a finalist for the previous two championships.
Cortina previously hosted the world championships in 1932 and 1956 (Winter Olympics) and has held numerous World Cup events; the Tofane is a regular stop for women's speed events in January. It is scheduled to host the alpine skiing events of the 2026 Winter Olympics.
This was the seventh edition in Italy; in addition to Cortina, other sites were Bormio (2005, 1985), Sestriere (1997), and Val Gardena (1970). Sestriere was also the alpine host for the 2006 Winter Olympics, with women's speed events at San Sicario.
On 9 December 2019, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) banned Russia from all international sport for a period of four years, after the Russian government was found to have tampered with laboratory data that it provided to WADA in January 2019 as a condition of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency being reinstated.
As a result of the ban, WADA plans to allow individually cleared Russian athletes to take part in the 2021–22 World Championships and 2022 Winter Olympics under a neutral banner, as instigated at the 2018 Winter Olympics, but they will not be permitted to compete in team sports. The title of the neutral banner has yet to be determined; WADA Compliance Review Committee head Jonathan Taylor stated that the IOC would not be able to use "Olympic Athletes from Russia" (OAR) as it did in 2018, emphasizing that neutral athletes cannot be portrayed as representing a specific country.Russia later filed an appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) against the WADA decision.
After reviewing the case on appeal, CAS ruled on 17 December 2020 to reduce the penalty that WADA had placed on Russia. Instead of banning Russia from sporting events, the ruling allowed Russia to participate at the Olympics and other international events, but for a period of two years, the team cannot use the Russian name, flag, or anthem and must present themselves as "Neutral Athlete" or "Neutral Team". The ruling does allow for team uniforms to display "Russia" on the uniform as well as the use of the Russian flag colors within the uniform's design, although the name should be up to equal predominance as the "Neutral Athlete/Team" designation.
Thirteen events were scheduled and completed.
All times are local (UTC+1).
|Parallel giant slalom||14:00|
|Giant slalom||Run 1||10:00|
|Parallel giant slalom||14:00|
|Giant slalom||Run 1||10:00|
|Mixed||Team parallel event||12:15|
|Sun 14 Feb||Downhill – men||2,400 m (7,874 ft)||1,560 m (5,118 ft)||840 m (2,756 ft)||2.610 km (1.622 mi)||32.2%|
|Sat 13 Feb||Downhill – women||2,320 m (7,612 ft)||1,560 m (5,118 ft)||760 m (2,493 ft)||2.660 km (1.653 mi)||28.6%|
|Thu 11 Feb||Super-G – men||2,190 m (7,185 ft)||1,560 m (5,118 ft)||630 m (2,067 ft)||2.075 km (1.289 mi)||30.4%|
|Thu 11 Feb||Super-G – women||2,160 m (7,087 ft)||1,560 m (5,118 ft)||600 m (1,969 ft)||2.150 km (1.336 mi)||27.9%|
|Mon 15 Feb||Super-G – (AC) – men||2,160 m (7,087 ft)||1,560 m (5,118 ft)||600 m (1,969 ft)||2.150 km (1.336 mi)||27.9%|
|Mon 15 Feb||Super-G – (AC) – women||2,160 m (7,087 ft)||1,560 m (5,118 ft)||600 m (1,969 ft)||2.150 km (1.336 mi)||27.9%|
|Fri 19 Feb||Giant slalom – men||2,010 m (6,594 ft)||1,560 m (5,118 ft)||450 m (1,476 ft)|
|Thu 18 Feb||Giant slalom – women||1,960 m (6,430 ft)||1,560 m (5,118 ft)||400 m (1,312 ft)|
|Sun 21 Feb||Slalom – men||1,700 m (5,577 ft)||1,490 m (4,888 ft)||210 m (689 ft)|
|Sat 20 Feb||Slalom – women||1,700 m (5,577 ft)||1,490 m (4,888 ft)||210 m (689 ft)|
|Mon 15 Feb||Slalom – (AC) – men||1,740 m (5,709 ft)||1,560 m (5,118 ft)||180 m (591 ft)|
|Mon 15 Feb||Slalom – (AC) – women||1,740 m (5,709 ft)||1,560 m (5,118 ft)||180 m (591 ft)|
|Tue 16 Feb||Parallel GS – men||2,055 m (6,742 ft)||1,890 m (6,201 ft)||165 m (541 ft)|
|Tue 16 Feb||Parallel GS – women||2,055 m (6,742 ft)||1,890 m (6,201 ft)||165 m (541 ft)|
|Wed 17 Feb||Team event – mixed||1,665 m (5,463 ft)||1,555 m (5,102 ft)||110 m (361 ft)|
Host nation (Italy)
|Totals (10 nations)||14||12||13||39|
|Downhill || Vincent Kriechmayr |
|1:37.79|| Andreas Sander |
|1:37.80|| Beat Feuz |
|Super-G || Vincent Kriechmayr |
|1:19.41|| Romed Baumann |
|1:19.48|| Alexis Pinturault |
|Giant slalom || Mathieu Faivre |
|2:37.25|| Luca De Aliprandini |
|2:37.88|| Marco Schwarz |
|Slalom || Sebastian Foss-Solevåg |
|1:46.48|| Adrian Pertl |
|1:46.69|| Henrik Kristoffersen |
|Alpine combined || Marco Schwarz |
|2:05.86|| Alexis Pinturault |
|2:05.90|| Loïc Meillard |
|Parallel giant slalom || Mathieu Faivre |
| Filip Zubčić |
| Loïc Meillard |
|Downhill || Corinne Suter |
|1:34.27|| Kira Weidle |
|1:34.47|| Lara Gut-Behrami |
|Super-G || Lara Gut-Behrami |
|1:25.51|| Corinne Suter |
|1:25.85|| Mikaela Shiffrin |
|Giant slalom || Lara Gut-Behrami |
|2:30.66|| Mikaela Shiffrin |
|2:30.68|| Katharina Liensberger |
|Slalom || Katharina Liensberger |
|1:39.50|| Petra Vlhová |
|1:40.50|| Mikaela Shiffrin |
|Alpine combined || Mikaela Shiffrin |
|2:07.22|| Petra Vlhová |
|2:08.08|| Michelle Gisin |
|Parallel giant slalom || Marta Bassino |
|None awarded|| Tessa Worley |
|Team parallel event || Norway |
Fabian Wilkens Solheim
Thea Louise Stjernesund
| Sweden |
| Germany |
A total of 68 countries competed
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