Giuliana Minuzzo

Italian alpine skier

Giuliana Chenal-Minuzzo (née Minuzzo, 26 November 1931 – 11 November 2020) was an Italian alpine skier. She was born in Vallonara di Marostica, Italy.

Olympic career change

At the 1952 Olympics in Oslo Minuzzo was the bronze medalist in the women's downhill competition.[1]

At the 1960 Olympics, she was bronze medalist in the women's giant slalom event.[2]

At the 1956 Winter Olympics in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Minuzzo made history by becoming the first woman to take the Olympic Oath.[3]

Death change

On 11 November 2020, Minuzzo died in Aosta, Italy at the age of 88.[4]

References change

  1. "1952 Winter Olympics – Oslo, Norway – Alpine Skiing" Archived 2011-08-16 at the Wayback Machine (Retrieved on February 27, 2008)
  2. "1960 Winter Olympics – Squaw Valley, United States – Alpine Skiing" Archived 2007-08-19 at the Wayback Machine (Retrieved on February 27, 2008)
  3. IOC 1956 Winter Olympics Archived 2008-08-22 at the Wayback Machine
  4. "Sci: morta Giuliana Minuzzo, prima italiana a vincere una medaglia alle Olimpiadi". Corriere (in Italian). Retrieved 11 November 2020.

Other websites change