Blanca Fernández Ochoa

Spanish alpine skier
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Blanca Fernández Ochoa (22 April 1963 – 24 August 2019)[1] was a World Cup alpine ski racer. She was born in Madrid, Spain. She competed in four Winter Olympics, from 1980 through 1992. She won a bronze medal in 1992.

Fernández Ochoa was reported as missing on 23 August 2019[2] and found dead on 4 September 2019 near La Peñota, in the Guadarrama Mountains.[3] She was 56.


  1. Missing Olympic skier Blanca Fernández Ochoa found dead in Madrid mountains,, 4 September 2019
  2. "Blanca Fernandez Ochoa: Winter Olympic medallist reported missing". BBC World. BBC News. BBC. 1 September 2019. Retrieved 3 September 2019.
  3. Durán, Luis F.; Alsedo, Quico (4 September 2019). "Hallan muerta a Blanca Fernández Ochoa". El Mundo.