Janine Flock

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Janine Flock (2016)
nation AustriaAustria Austria
birthday 25th July 1989 (age 31)
place of birth Hall in TirolAustria
size 175 cm
Weight 63 kg
job Sports soldier
society Innsbruck sledging club
Trainer Matthias Guggenberger, Carson Patterson
National squad since 2006
status active
Medal table
World Cup medals 0 × gold 1 × silver 2 × bronze
EM medals 2 × gold 3 × silver 1 × bronze
JWM medals 0 × gold 0 × silver 1 × bronze
ÖM medals 8 × gold 0 × silver 0 × bronze
IBSF Skeleton World Championships
bronze 2016 Igls team
silver 2016 Igls singles
bronze 2020 Altenberg singles
IBSF European Skeleton Championships
silver 2013 Igls singles
gold 2014 Königssee singles
silver 2015 Igls singles
gold 2016 St. Moritz singles
silver 2017 Winterberg singles
gold 2018 Igls singles
bronze 2020 Sigulda singles
IBSF Skeleton Junior World Championships
bronze 2010 St. Moritz singles
Austrian championships
gold 2007 Igls
gold 2008 Igls
gold 2009 Igls
gold 2010 Igls
gold 2011 Igls
gold 2012 Igls
gold 2013 Igls
gold 2014 Igls
Placements in the WC / EC / NAC / IC
Skeleton ranking 2. ( 14/15 )
Debut in the World Cup November 25, 2010 in Whistler
World Cup victories 6th
Overall World Cup 1. ( 14/15 )
Debut in the European Cup November 16, 2006 in Innsbruck
Debut North American Cup November 11, 2010 in Park City, Utah
Debut in the Interconti-Cup December 4, 2008 in Calgary
Interconti victories 2
 Podium placements 1. 2. 3.
 World cup 6th 6th 12
last change: January 31, 2019

Janine Flock (born July 25, 1989 in Hall in Tirol ) is an Austrian skeleton pilot .


Flock began playing skeleton in 2004 and has been a member of the national team since 2006. The Rumerin is trained by Matthias Guggenberger.

At the Junior World Championships in 2006, she finished 22nd. In November of that year she made her debut in the European Skeleton Cup . In Igls she was 16. The following year she made her international breakthrough with several top ten placements in the European Cup. The best result was second place behind Jelena Judina in the second race of the 2007/08 season in Winterberg . In the overall ranking of the competition, she was fifth. At the Junior World Championships in 2008 in Igls she finished 14th, at her first Skeleton World Championships in Altenberg 22nd. In the 2008/09 season , Flock started in the Skeleton Intercontinental Cup , but without reaching any significant placements.

In the Intercontinental Cup 2009/10 she reached a top ten result for the first time in Park City as sixth. At the start of the 2010/11 World Cup , Flock made her debut in Whistler in the Skeleton World Cup and was there 13th. In her third World Cup race in Park City, she was eighth. She also started in the World Cup in 2011/12 and achieved eighth place again as the best placement, and fourth in Igls in 2012/13 . In the 2013/14 season she was able to achieve her first podium places and came second twice and third once; in the overall standings she was fourth. In the Skeleton Championship 2014 in Koenigssee Flock was European champion. As a member of the Austrian team , she took part in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi ( Russia ) and finished ninth. In the 2014/15 World Cup she started with a third place in Lake Placid ; in January 2015 she celebrated her first victory in the World Cup in St. Moritz. At the European Skeleton Championships in 2015 , she won silver for the second time. She took a total of four podium places and won the overall ranking in the World Cup ahead of last year's winner Elizabeth Yarnold and Tina Hermann . Flock finished sixth at the 2015 Skeleton World Championship in Winterberg. At the beginning of February 2016 she won her second World Cup race in St. Moritz and was also European champion for the second time. At the subsequent World Championship on her home track in Igls, she won bronze with the team and silver in the individual behind Tina Hermann. Flock won the first medal for Austria in a women's race at the skeleton world championships.

In the 2016/17 World Cup , after finishing 11th at the start of the season , she celebrated her third World Cup victory in the second race in Lake Placid and finished fourth in the World Cup. At the 2017 European Championships , she won her third European silver medal. In the following season, she won two of the races of the 2017/18 World Cup and finished sixth after eight races. At the European Skeleton Championships in Igls in 2018 , she finished third. As part of the Austrian team , she took part in the XXIII. Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang , where she was initially in the lead after three of the four runs in the skeleton competition , but after the fourth race she finished fourth with a total of 0.02 seconds behind third. On January 18, 2019, Flock became European champion at the home championships in Igls .

From 2007 to 2014 Flock won the Austrian state championships . In 2006, 2007 and 2008 she became Tyrolean champion.

Web links

Commons : Janine Flock  - collection of pictures, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Profile of Janine Flock at the SSVI. Retrieved December 18, 2016 .