Zeno Colò

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Olympic medalist
Center
Zeno Colò
Medal record
Men's Alpine Skiing
Gold 1952 Oslo Downhill
World Championships
Gold 1950 Aspen Downhill
Gold 1950 Aspen Giant Slalom
Silver 1950 Aspen Slalom

Zeno Colò (June 30, 1920 - May 12, 1993) was a champion alpine ski racer from Italy, born in Abetone, Tuscany. He was among the top ski racers of the late 1940s and early 1950s.

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At the 1950 World Championships in Aspen, Colorado, he won the gold medal in both downhill and giant slalom, and the silver in slalom. Two years later, at the 1952 Olympics in Oslo, he won gold in the downhill.

He won the Lauberhorn downhill in Wengen in 1948, and took the slalom title there in 1949 and 1950. Zeno Colò died in 1993 at age 72 in San Marcello Pistoiese, Italy.

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