Fabio Santus

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Fabio Santus (born Clusone, May 26, 1976) is an Italian cross country skier who has competed since 1995. His best World Cup finish was second in a 4 x 10 km event in Switzerland in 2007 while Santus's best individual finish was fifth in a 15 km + 15 km double pursuit event in Sweden in 2004.

Competing in two Winter Olympics, he earned his best finish of 16th in the 15 km + 15 km double pursuit event at Turin in 2006. Santus's best finish at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships was 19th in the 50 km event at Val di Fiemme in 2003. He also won the 2010 American Birkebeiner setting a record time of 1:56:58.2.

Further notable results:

  • 1996: 3rd, Italian men's championships of cross-country skiing, 30 km
  • 1998: 3rd, Italian men's championships of cross-country skiing, 15 km pursuit
  • 2000:
    • 2nd, Italian men's championships of cross-country skiing, 15 km pursuit
    • 3rd, Italian men's championships of cross-country skiing, 30 km
  • 2002:
    • 1st, Italian men's championships of cross-country skiing, 50 km
    • 3rd, Italian men's championships of cross-country skiing, 15 km pursuit
  • 2003:
    • 1st, Italian men's championships of cross-country skiing, 30 km
    • 3rd, Italian men's championships of cross-country skiing, 15 km
    • 3rd, Italian men's championships of cross-country skiing, 10 km
  • 2004:
    • 1st, Italian men's championships of cross-country skiing, 50 km
    • 1st, Italian men's championships of cross-country skiing, 30 km
  • 2005:
    • 1st, Italian men's championships of cross-country skiing, 50 km
    • 1st, Italian men's championships of cross-country skiing, 2 x 15 km pursuit
    • 1st, Italian men's championships of cross-country skiing, 15 km pursuit
  • 2006: 1st, Italian men's championships of cross-country skiing, 50 km
  • 2007: 2nd, Italian men's championships of cross-country skiing, 50 km
  • 2008:
    • 1st, Italian men's championships of cross-country skiing, 50 km
    • 1st, Italian men's championships of cross-country skiing, 2 x 15 km pursuit
    • 1st, Italian men's championships of cross-country skiing, 15 km
  • 2009:
    • 1st, Italian men's championships of cross-country skiing, 50 km
    • 1st, Italian men's championships of cross-country skiing, 2 x 15 km pursuit
  • 2010: 1st, Italian men's championships of cross-country skiing, 50 km
  • 2011:
    • 1st, Italian men's championships of cross-country skiing, 2 x 15 km pursuit
    • 1st, Italian men's championships of cross-country skiing, 15 km
    • 1st, Italian men's championships of cross-country skiing, 10 km

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