An alpine ski racer, Lara Gut specializes in the speed events of super-G and downhill, though she competes in all disciplines. A five-time world medalist, she had represented Switzerland at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, where she won a bronze medal in the downhill event. Perhaps you’re interested in learning more about the Olympian? If so, you’re at the right place- we’ve gathered more information on her below.
Lara Gut Personal Facts – 2023 Update
Alpine Ski Racer, Olympian
Lara Gut initially rose to fame after winning two silver medals at the 2009 Alpine World Ski Championships. She’s also represented Switzerland twice at the Winter Olympics—once in Sochi (2014) and once in Beijing (2022).
Age – How Old is She?
She is 30 years old
Birthday/Date of Birth
Her birthday is on April 27, 1991
Place of Birth/Hometown
Lara Gut was born in Sorengo, Canton Ticino, an Italian-speaking region of Switzerland.
She is of Swiss descent
Lara Gut Height, Weight & Body Facts
How Tall – Height in Feet
She is 5’3 tall
How Tall – Height in Meters
She is 1.60 meters tall
Weight in Pounds
Her current weight is around 137 pounds
Weight in Kilograms
Her current weight is around 62 kg
Her body measurements are unavailable at this time
Her waist size is not available at this time
Information on her shoe size is unavailable
Is Lara Gut Currently in a Relationship?
She married Valon Behrami, a Swiss football player in July 2018. The two had tied the knot at a private ceremony in Lugano. She now competes under the name Gut-Behrami.
Lara Gut’s Previous Boyfriends
We do not have any information on her previous relationships at this time.
As far as we know, Lara Gut does not have any sisters.
Lara Gut has a younger brother (four years her junior) named Ian, who’s also an alpine skier. It was announced in 2018 that he would be leaving the Swiss team to race for Liechtenstein.
Lara Gut does not have any children as far as we know.
She attended a public high school in Lugano for a few years before changing to private studies, which better suit her training schedule.
Lara Gut has not attended college as far as we know.
For now, information on Lara Gut’s salary is unavailable.
Unfortunately, information on Lara Gut’s 2023 net worth is unavailable
In her free time, she enjoys reading and baking
Favorite TV Shows
Favorite Music Artists
Alpine Skiing (not surprising considering her occupation)
She is also a fan of the HC Ambri-Pitto Swiss hockey club
Born on April 27, she is a Taurus
This information is currently unknown
This information is currently unknown
Lara Gut’s Social Media Accounts & Usernames
Lara Gut’s Instagram Username
Lara Gut has over 11.3K followers on Instagram. Aside from photos, she also posts videos on a regular basis.
Lara Gut’s Facebook Account
Lara Gut has over 624K followers on her official Facebook page. The post of her winning a gold medal at the recent Olympics games received more than 54K likes and 2.6K comments.
Lara Gut’s Youtube Channel
As far as we know, Lara Gut does not have her own YouTube channel
Lara Gut’s Twitter Username
Lara Gut does not have an official Twitter account. However, there is a fan page for the Swiss alpine skier (@teamgut_).
Lara Gut’s Snapchat Username
Lara Gut is not active on Snapchat as far as we can tell
Other Interesting Facts:
Both of her parents are accomplished skiers as well (her father had raced at the national level)
In 2018, she became the second Swiss woman to win two consecutive golds in the Alpine Ski World Championships
She tore the ACL in her left knee during the 2017 World Championships, which ended her season
She contracted COVID-19 in December 2021, which led her to miss several races at the Alpine Ski World Cup
She speaks multiple languages including English, French, German and Italian. She also knows a bit of Spanish
- According to an interview, she plans on studying communications and marketing in college in the near future
- In 2014, she won her first Olympic medal after finishing third in the downhill event
- To date, she has won five medals at the World Championships; most recently, she won a bronze in the Super-G in St. Mortiz
- She fell and dislocated her hip during a training session in 2009; she was subsequently transported to a hospital by helicopter
- She has worked with several ski suppliers in the past including Atomic, Rossignol, and Head
- A couple of months prior to her 18th birthday, she won two silver medals at the 2009 World Championships, which took place in France