FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 1997

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FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 1997
Host city Sestriere
Country Italy
Events 10
Opening ceremony 3 February 1997 (1997-02-03)
Closing ceremony 15 February 1997 (1997-02-15)
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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