Fulvio Valbusa

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Valbusa in 2006

Fulvio Valbusa (born February 15, 1969 in Verona) is an Italian cross-country skier who competed from 1992 to 2006. He won two medals in the 4 x 10 km relay at the Winter Olympics with a gold in 2006 and a silver in 1998. He also finished 5th in three other cross country events at the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano (10 km + 15 km combined pursuit, 30 km, and 50 km).

Valbusa also won 5 medals at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships, including 1 silver (15 km: 2005) and 4 bronzes (10 km + 15 km combined pursuit: 1999, 4 x 10 km relay: 1995, 1997, 1999). He also won three FIS races at 15 km in 1996, 1997, and 2004.

He is the older brother of cross-country skier Sabina Valbusa.

Further notable results
  • 1992: 3rd, Italian men's championships of cross-country skiing, 15 km pursuit
  • 1995; 3rd, Italian men's championships of cross-country skiing, 10 km classic
  • 1996:
    • 2nd, Italian men's championships of cross-country skiing, 15 km pursuit
    • 3rd, Italian men's championships of cross-country skiing, 10 km classic
  • 1997:
    • 1st, Italian men's championships of cross-country skiing, 15 km pursuit
    • 3rd, Italian men's championships of cross-country skiing, 10 km classic
  • 1998:
    • 1st, Italian men's championships of cross-country skiing, 15 km pursuit
    • 1st, Italian men's championships of cross-country skiing, 10 km classic
  • 1999:
    • 1st, Italian men's championships of cross-country skiing, 15 km pursuit
    • 1st, Italian men's championships of cross-country skiing, 10 km classic
    • 2nd, Italian men's championships of cross-country skiing, 30 km free
  • 2000: 1st, Italian men's championships of cross-country skiing, 30 km classic
  • 2001:
    • 1st, Italian men's championships of cross-country skiing, 15 km pursuit
    • 2nd, Italian men's championships of cross-country skiing, 10 km classic
  • 2002: 2nd, Italian men's championships of cross-country skiing, 10 km classic
  • 2003:
    • 1st, Italian men's championships of cross-country skiing, 15 km pursuit
    • 1st, Italian men's championships of cross-country skiing, 2 x 10 km classic
  • 2004:
    • 1st, Italian men's championships of cross-country skiing, 15 km individual
    • 2nd, Italian men's championships of cross-country skiing, 30 km classic
  • 2006: 1st, Italian men's championships of cross-country skiing, 2 x 15 km pursuit

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