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Marco Pichlmayer

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Marco Pichlmayer in the jumping competition of the Nord. Combined in the B-World Cup in Eisenerz 2008.

Marco Pichlmayer in the cross-country competition of the Nord. Combined in the B-World Cup in Eisenerz 2008.

Jump study (trial run Eisenerz 2008)

Marco Pichlmayer (born 27 July 1987 in Bad Aussee) is an Austrian Nordic combined skier.

Pichlmayer starts for the WSC Bad Mitterndorf. After his first successes in school competitions and in the Austria Cup, he joined the A squad of the ÖSV. At the Junior World Championships in 2006 he won the silver medal in the team event and in 2007 the silver medal in the Gundersen event as well as the gold medal in the team event. Pichlmayer competed in the B-World Cup in Nordic Combined for the first time in January 2005. In the 2007/08 season he won the overall ranking with three individual victories and several podium finishes. In the A-World Cup he competed for the first time in March 2006 in Lathi, Finland, his best World Cup result so far is a 6th place in Chaux-Neuve on February 1, 2009. At the Nordic World Ski Championships in Liberec 2009 Pichlmayer reached 18th place at his first and only start on February 28, 2009 on the large hill. In the following years he achieved some victories and podium places in the Continental Cup, but was not able to continue his previous results in the World Cup.

Pichlmayer set his longest flight of about 190 metres on 13 January 2016 during the fly-in at Kulm. Two weeks later at the Continental Cup in Pyeongchang (South Korea) Marco finished 3rd and 2nd in his last competitions, after which he ended his sporting career as a Nordic Combined athlete at the World Cup triple in Seefeld (30 January 2016).

Sporting successes

World Junior Championships
WM Race location Date Discipline Result
2006 Medvode 3. February 2006 Team Silver
2007 Tarvisio 14. March 2007 Gundersen Silver
2007 Tarvisio 16. March 2007 Team Gold
World Cup (64 World Cup starts)
  • 6. Place Chauxe New 2009
  • 3. Place Team Schonach 2010
  • 3. Place Team Oberstdorf 2014
Continental Cup / B World Cup
  • Overall winner 2008
  • 26 podium places, 6 victories
Other successes
  • Overall victory in the Austria Cup 2004 and 2006
  • Overall victory Summer Alpine Cup 2006

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