Elena Fanchini

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Elena Fanchini
Alpine skier
Elena Fanchini (Milan 2014).JPG
Fanchini in October 2014
DisciplinesDownhill, Super-G
ClubG.S. Fiamme Gialle
Born (1985-04-30) April 30, 1985 (age 34)
Lovere, Bergamo,
Lombardy, Italy
Height164 cm (5 ft 5 in)
World Cup debutJanuary 6, 2005 (age 19)
Websitesorellefanchini.it
Olympics
Teams2 – (2006, 2010)
Medals0
World Championships
Teams4 – (2005, '07, '11, '13)
Medals1 (0 gold)
World Cup
Seasons10th – (200508, 1015)
Wins2 – (2 DH)
Podiums4 – (4 DH)
Overall titles0 – (17th in 2015)
Discipline titles0 – (5th in DH, 2015)

Elena Fanchini (born 30 April 1985) is an alpine ski racer from Italy. She was born and lives in Val Camonica, she focuses on the speed events of downhill and super-G. Her younger sister Nadia also races on the Italian team.[1]

Biography[edit]

Fanchini has two World Cup victories, both in downhill, which came nine years apart.[1][2] She represented Italy at two Winter Olympics and four World Championships.[3][4]

World Cup results[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Season Age  Overall   Slalom  Giant
 slalom 
Super-G Downhill Combined
2005 19 75 45 32
2006 20 41 47 12
2007 21 77 50 30
2008 22 45 34 23 39
2009 23
2010 24 53 26 24
2011 25 28 25 12
2012 26 36 32 13 18
2013 27 62 47 22 37
2014 28 33 42 10
2015 29 17 19 5
2016 30 51 24 24
2017 31 57 50 16
2018 32 66 38 27
  • Standings through 4 February 2018

Race podiums[edit]

  • 2 wins – (2 DH)
  • 4 podiums – (4 DH)
Season Date Location Discipline Place
2006 2 Dec 2005 Canada Lake Louise, Canada Downhill 1st
2014 29 Nov 2013 United States Beaver Creek, USA Downhill 3rd
6 Dec 2013 Canada Lake Louise, Canada Downhill 3rd
2015 16 Jan 2015 Italy Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy Downhill 1st

World Championship results[edit]

Fanchini at the World Cup in 2017
  Year    Age   Slalom   Giant 
 slalom 
Super-G Downhill Combined
2005 19 DNF1 2 20
2007 21 31 27 DNS
2009 23
2011 25 18 16
2013 27 9 15

Olympic results Olympic rings without rims.svg[edit]

  Year    Age   Slalom   Giant 
 slalom 
Super-G Downhill Combined
2006 20 DNF 29
2010 24 14 DNF
2014 28 12 DNS2

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Elena Fanchini picks up second career win in Cortina". FIS-Ski.com. 16 January 2015.
  2. ^ Kelley, Jessica (16 January 2015). "Fanchini surprises hometown crowd in Cortina downhill". Ski Racing.
  3. ^ "COMPETITORS HAVING MORE THAN ONE PODIUM". fis-ski.com. Archived from the original on 4 February 2018. Retrieved 3 February 2018.
  4. ^ "COMPETITORS HAVING MORE THAN ONE TOP 10 POSITION". fis-ski.com. Archived from the original on 5 February 2018. Retrieved 4 February 2018.

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