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Michela Figini

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Club  SCO Club Airolo
Wins  26
Height  1.68 m
Teams  2 – (1984, 1988)
Podiums  46
Retired  March 1990
Teams  3 – (1985–89)
Name  Michela Figini
World cup debut  January 21, 1983
Seasons  8 – (1983–1990)
Role  Olympic athlete

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Born  7 April 1966 (age 54) Prato, Ticino, Switzerland (1966-04-07)
Olympic medals  Alpine Skiing at the 1984 Winter Olympics – Women's downhill
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Michela Figini (born 7 April 1966) is a former World Cup alpine ski racer from Switzerland. She is an Olympic, World Cup, and world champion.


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Figini made her World Cup debut at age 16 in January 1983 and won the Downhill at the 1984 Winter Olympics in Sarajevo at age 17. Through 2014, she remains the youngest Olympic champion in Alpine Skiing. She won the downhill the following year at the 1985 World Championships. She also came second in the Downhill at the 1987 World Championships, and won a silver medal in the Super-G at the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary.

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Figini won 26 World Cup races and overall titles in 1985 and 1988, as well as four season titles in downhill, one in Super-G.

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Figini retired in 1990 and later worked as a television commentator. She has two children from her first marriage with the former Italian alpine ski racer Ivano Camozzi.

Season titles

7 titles: (2 overall, 4 DH, 1 SG)

Race victories

  • 26 wins – (17 DH, 3 SG, 2 GS, 4 K)
  • References

    Michela Figini Wikipedia

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