FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 1997

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The FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 1997 were held in Sestriere, northwestern Italy, from February 3-15, 1997.

Nine years later, the area would later host the alpine events for the 2006 Winter Olympics in Torino.

Men's competitions[edit]

Downhill[edit]

Date: February 8

Placing Country Athlete Time
1 Switzerland Bruno Kernen 1:51.11
2 Norway Lasse Kjus 1:51.18
3 Italy Kristian Ghedina 1:51.46


Super-G[edit]

Date: February 3

Placing Country Athlete Time
1 Norway Atle Skårdal 1:29.68
2 Norway Lasse Kjus 1:29.89
3 Austria Günther Mader 1:30.01



Giant Slalom[edit]

Date: February 12

Placing Country Athlete Time
1 Switzerland Michael von Grünigen 2:48.23
2 Norway Lasse Kjus 2:49.35
3 Austria Andreas Schifferer 2:49.68


Slalom[edit]

Date: February 15

Placing Country Athlete Time
1 Norway Tom Stiansen 1:42.12
2 France Sébastien Amiez 1:42.23
3 Italy Alberto Tomba 1:42.25


Combination[edit]

Date: February 6

Placing Country Athlete Time
1 Norway Kjetil André Aamodt 3:10.40
2 Switzerland Bruno Kernen 3:10.68
3 Austria Mario Reiter 3:11.69


Women's competitions[edit]

Downhill[edit]

Date: February 15

Placing Country Athlete Time
1 United States Hilary Lindh 1:41.18
2 Switzerland Heidi Zurbriggen 1:41.24
3 Sweden Pernilla Wiberg 1:41.44



Super-G[edit]

Date: February 11

Placing Country Athlete Time
1 Italy Isolde Kostner 1:23.50
2 Germany Katja Seizinger 1:23.58
3 Germany Hilde Gerg 1:23.64



Giant Slalom[edit]

Date: February 9

Placing Country Athlete Time
1 Italy Deborah Compagnoni 2:39.19
2 Switzerland Karin Roten 2:39.99
3 France Leila Piccard 2:40.95


Slalom[edit]

Date: February 5

Placing Country Athlete Time
1 Italy Deborah Compagnoni 1:43.88
2 Italy Lara Magoni 1:45.15
3 Switzerland Karin Roten 1:45.48


Combination[edit]

Date: February 15

Placing Country Athlete Time
1 Austria Renate Götschl 3:03.38
2 Germany Katja Seizinger 3:03.42
3 Germany Hilde Gerg 3:03.46


Medals table[edit]

Place Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Norway 3 3 - 6
2  Italy 3 1 2 6
3   Switzerland 2 3 1 6
4  Austria 1 - 3 4
5  United States 1 - - 1
6  Germany - 2 2 4
7  France - 1 1 2
8  Sweden - - 1 1

References[edit]

External links[edit]

  • FIS-ski.com - results - 1997 World Championships - Sestriere, Italy
  • FIS-ski.com - results - World Championships