Antonella Confortola

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Antonella Confortola
CONFORTOLA WYATT Antonella Tour de Ski 2010.jpg
Antonella Confortola in 2010
Country Italy
Born (1975-10-16) October 16, 1975 (age 43)
Cavalese, Italy
Ski clubG.S. Forestale
World Cup career
Seasons19942012
Team wins0
Indiv. podiums0
Team podiums9
Indiv. starts191
Team starts42
Overall titles0 – (26th in 2004
Discipline titles0

Antonella Confortola (married name Wyatt, born 16 October 1975) is a former Italian cross-country skier who has competed since 1994, later becoming a mountain runner.

She is the granddaughter of the Cross-country skier Italian legend Silvio Confortola.[1]

Biography[edit]

She earned a bronze medal in the 4 x 5 km at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin. Her best individual finish was 16th in the 15 km event at the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City.

Confortola earned two medals in the 4 x 5 km at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships (silver: 1999, bronze: 2005). Her best individual finish was a 15th in the 30 km in 2003. She won two individual races (5 km, 10 km) at the Continental Cup in 2004 in Italy.

She also competes in mountain running and took fourth place at the 2010 European Mountain Running Championships in Bulgaria[2] and the silver medal at the 2011 European Mountain Running Championships in Turkey.

She is married with the New Zealand former marathon runner Jonathan Wyatt.[3]

World Cup results[edit]

All results are sourced from the International Ski Federation (FIS).[4]

World Cup standings[edit]

 Season   Age  Season standings Ski Tour standings
Overall Distance Long Distance Middle Distance Sprint Nordic
Opening
Tour de
Ski
World Cup
Final
1994 19 NC N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
1995 20 NC N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
1996 21 NC N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
1997 22 NC N/A NC N/A DNP N/A N/A N/A
1998 23 53 N/A 37 N/A 66 N/A N/A N/A
1999 24 37 N/A 27 N/A 56 N/A N/A N/A
2000 25 42 N/A 24 44 NC N/A N/A N/A
2001 26 74 N/A N/A N/A DNF N/A N/A N/A
2002 27 56 N/A N/A N/A DNP N/A N/A N/A
2003 28 38 N/A N/A N/A DNP N/A N/A N/A
2004 29 26 19 N/A N/A DNP N/A N/A N/A
2005 30 78 50 N/A N/A DNP N/A N/A N/A
2006 31 57 41 N/A N/A DNP N/A N/A N/A
2007 32 51 32 N/A N/A NC N/A DNF N/A
2008 33 28 24 N/A N/A 49 N/A 21 16
2009 34 43 30 N/A N/A NC N/A 28 DNF
2010 35 58 34 N/A N/A NC N/A DNF DNP
2011 36 89 62 N/A N/A NC 36 DNP DNP
2012 37 NC NC N/A N/A DNP DNP DNP DNP

Team podiums[edit]

  • 9 podiums
No. Season Date Location Race Level Place Teammate(s)
1  1998–99  20 December 1998 Switzerland Davos, Switzerland 4 x 5 km Relay M World Cup 2nd Paruzzi / Belmondo / Valbusa
2 10 January 1999 Czech Republic Nové Město, Czech Republic 4 x 5 km Relay M World Cup 3rd Paruzzi / Belmondo / Valbusa
3 26 February 1999 Austria Ramsau, Austria 4 x 5 km Relay M World Championships[1] 2nd Valbusa / Paruzzi / Belmondo
4 14 March 1999 Sweden Falun, Sweden 4 x 5 km Relay M World Cup 3rd Valbusa / Paruzzi / Belmondo
5  1999–00  27 February 2000 Sweden Falun, Sweden 4 x 5 km Relay F World Cup 3rd Paruzzi / Valbusa / Belmondo
6 4 March 2000 Finland Lahti, Finland 4 x 5 km Relay M World Cup 3rd Santer / Paruzzi / Valbusa
7  2002–03  23 March 2003 Sweden Falun, Sweden 4 x 5 km Relay M World Cup 3rd Valbusa / Paruzzi / Follis
8  2003–04  7 February 2004 France La Clusaz, France 4 x 5 km Relay M World Cup 3rd Longa / Paruzzi / Valbusa
9  2009–10  7 March 2010 Finland Lahti, Finland 4 x 5 km Relay M World Cup 3rd Longa / Valbusa / Follis

Note: 1 Until the 1999 World Championships, World Championship races were included in the World Cup scoring system.

Italian championships[edit]

Cross-country skiing[edit]

  • 1998: 2nd, Italian women's championships of cross-country skiing, 15 km
  • 1999:
    • 3rd, Italian women's championships of cross-country skiing, 15 km
    • 3rd, Italian women's championships of cross-country skiing, 10 km
  • 2002:
    • 3rd, Italian women's championships of cross-country skiing, 30 km
    • 3rd, Italian women's championships of cross-country skiing, 5 km pursuit
  • 2003:
    • 2nd, Italian women's championships of cross-country skiing, 30 km
    • 2nd, Italian women's championships of cross-country skiing, 10 km free & duathlon
    • 2nd, Italian women's championships of cross-country skiing, 5 km pursuit
  • 2004:
    • 3rd, Italian women's championships of cross-country skiing, 15 km
    • 3rd, Italian women's championships of cross-country skiing, 10 km
  • 2005: 3rd, Italian women's championships of cross-country skiing, 10 km
  • 2007: 2nd, Italian women's championships of cross-country skiing, 30 km
  • 2008:
    • 2nd, Italian women's championships of cross-country skiing, 2 x 7.5 km pursuit
    • 2nd, Italian women's championships of cross-country skiing, 10 km
    • 3rd, Italian women's championships of cross-country skiing, 30 km
  • 2009:
    • 2nd, Italian women's championships of cross-country skiing, 2 x 7.5 km pursuit
    • 2nd, Italian women's championships of cross-country skiing, 10 km
  • 2010: 2nd, Italian women's championships of cross-country skiing, 30 km

Mountain running[edit]

Team results[edit]

National titles[edit]

Other results[edit]

Nuten Opp
  • 1st, gold medalist(s) 2008, 2009, 2010[6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Splendide Marcialonga Baby e arrivo della Story a Predazzo" (in Italian). predazzoblog.it. Retrieved 6 November 2017. All'emozionante colpo d'occhio hanno partecipato anche la 'coppia di stelle' Antonella Confortola, bronzo olimpico in staffetta a Torino 2006, ed il marito Jonathan Wyatt, campionissimo di corsa in montagna. Antonella è raggiante: "Questa manifestazione mi è sempre piaciuta molto, ho trovato alcuni vestiti di mio nonno (Silvio Confortola, fondista e scialpinista azzurro – ndr) risalenti alle Olimpiadi di Saint Moritz del 1948 (durante le quali Silvio venne affettuosamente soprannominato 'il vecio', come concorrente più anziano) e li ho consegnati a Jonathan:
  2. ^ Turkey’s Arslan is Europe’s best mountain runner for the fourth time Archived July 8, 2010, at the Wayback Machine. European Athletics (2010-07-04). Retrieved on 2010-07-06.
  3. ^ "Mountain Running: Jonathan Wyatt joins the La Sportiva team". lasportiva.com. Retrieved 3 October 2017. Married to cross-country skier and runner Antonella Confortola
  4. ^ "Athlete :CONFORTOLA Antonella". FIS-Ski. International Ski Federation. Retrieved 9 April 2018.
  5. ^ "Confortola e Vaccina campioni italiani Chilometro Verticale". corsainmontagna.it. Retrieved 7 October 2017.
  6. ^ "Antonella Confortola sette løyperekord" (in Norwegian). kondis.no. Retrieved 7 November 2017. Antonella Confortola Wyatt frå Italia slo sin eigen rekord frå 2009 og vann føre Kjersti Karoline Danielsen. Den faste gjesten i Nuten opp, motbakkeverdsmeister Jonathan Wyatt, var førstemann til topps som vanleg, med Øystein Sylta på andreplass.

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