Alessandro Pittin

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Alessandro Pittin
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Born (1990-02-11) February 11, 1990 (age 27)
Tolmezzo, Italy
Ski club Gruppo Sciatori Fiamme Gialle
World Cup career
Seasons 2007–
Individual wins 3
Indiv. podiums 12

Alessandro Pittin, (born 11 February 1990 in Tolmezzo) is an Italian nordic combined athlete from Ski club Aldo Moro Paluzza.

Career[edit]

In the World Cup at Schonach in 2009, Pittin came in at 9th place. He had previousle won the Junior World Championships in Zakopane 2008. He has also competed in other FIS Nordic Combined World Cup competitions, and has won several junior and amateur competitions such as Fis Race and the Alpen Cup as well as the B-World Cup.[1] Pittin has skis from Fischer. At the moment he resides in Cercivento, Udine, Italy.[2] Pittin's only major injury was when he broke his arm while ski jumping.[2]

Pittin is the first Italian to medal in Nordic combined at the Winter Olympics with his bronze in the 10 km individual normal hill event at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.

Further notable results
  • 2007: 2nd, Italian championships of Nordic combined skiing, sprint
  • 2008: 1st, Italian championships of Nordic combined skiing, sprint
  • 2009:
    • 1st, Italian championships of Nordic combined skiing
    • 1st, Italian championships of Nordic combined skiing, sprint
  • 2010:
    • 1st, Italian championships of Nordic combined skiing
    • 1st, Italian championships of Nordic combined skiing, sprint
  • 2011: 1st, Italian championships of Nordic combined skiing

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