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Peter Fill

Peter Fill
By Eurosport

31/10/2017 at 11:19Updated 31/10/2017 at 12:19

Peter Fill is the Italian king of downhill skiing but heads to PyeongChang in search of a first Olympic medal at the fourth time of asking.

  • Name - Peter Fill
  • Date of Birth - 12/11/1982
  • Place of Birth - Brixen, South Tyrol, Italy
  • Sport/Discipline - Alpine skiing
  • Honours - World Championships: Silver x1, Bronze x1

Fill has won the World Cup downhill title in each of the past two alpine skiing seasons. He does not compete in slalom and giant slalom but takes on super-G and combined in addition to his speciality.

Strangely enough, his two World Championship medals have not come in downhill: he won the super-G silver in 2009 and the combined bronze in 2011.

Although he has been to three previous Winter Games, Fill has never made the podium with a seventh-place finish in the downhill in Sochi four years ago his standout result.

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