Federica Brignone

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Federica Brignone
Alpine skier
Federica Brignone of Italy 2018 PyeongChang Womens Giant Slalom.jpg
Olympic bronze in 2018
DisciplinesGiant slalom, Super-G,
Combined, Downhill, Slalom
ClubCS Carabinieri
Born (1990-07-14) 14 July 1990 (age 28)
Milan, Lombardy, Italy
Height1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
World Cup debut28 December 2007 (age 17)
Websitefedericabrignone.com
Olympics
Teams3 – (2010, 2014, 2018)
Medals1 (0 gold)
World Championships
Teams3 – (2011, 2015, 2017)
Medals1 (0 gold)
World Cup
Seasons10 – (20102019)
Wins9 – (5 GS, 2 SG, 2 AC)
Podiums26 – (19 GS, 3 SG, 3 AC, 1 DH)
Overall titles0 – (5th in 2017)
Discipline titles0 – (2nd in AC, 2017)

Federica Brignone (born 14 July 1990) is an Italian World Cup alpine ski racer.

Biography[edit]

Born in Milan, Lombardy, her mother is Maria Rosa Quario, a former World Cup racer in the early 1980s who had four World Cup wins and fifteen podiums, all in slalom.[1] Brignone made her World Cup debut in December 2007 at age 17, and her first full season on the World Cup circuit was in 2010. At her first World Championships in 2011, Brignone won the silver medal in the giant slalom. In December 2012, Brignone underwent surgery on her right ankle to remove a bothersome cyst,[2] and missed the rest of the 2013 season. Through December 2017, she has eight victories and 24 World Cup podiums, with seventeen in giant slalom.

World Cup results[edit]

Brignone during Garmisch-Partenkirchen Kandahar downhill in 2017

Season standings[edit]

Season Age  Overall   Slalom  Giant
 slalom 
Super-G Downhill Combined
2010 19 43 12
2011 20 26 5 44 36
2012 21 20 55 6 49 20
2013 22 103 30
2014 23 31 50 9
2015 24 20 39 7 17
2016 25 8 39 4 6 43 17
2017 26 5 46 4 8 27 2
2018 27 11 50 5 6 24 3
2019 28 7 32 1 20 22
Standings through 17 December 2018

Race podiums[edit]

Season Date Location Discipline Place
2010 28 Nov 2009 United States Aspen, USA Giant slalom 3rd
2011 6 Feb 2011 Germany Arber-Zwiesel, Germany Giant slalom 2nd
2012 28 Dec 2011 Austria Lienz, Austria Giant slalom 2nd
21 Jan 2012 Slovenia Kranjska Gora, Slovenia     Giant slalom   2nd
9 Mar 2012 Sweden Åre, Sweden Giant slalom 2nd
18 Mar 2012 Austria Schladming, Austria Giant slalom 3rd
2015 29 Nov 2014 United States Aspen, USA Giant slalom 3rd
2016 24 Oct 2015 Austria Sölden, Austria   Giant slalom 1st
27 Nov 2015 United States Aspen, USA Giant slalom 3rd
12 Dec 2015 Sweden Åre, Sweden Giant slalom 3rd
17 Jan 2016 Austria Flachau, Austria Giant slalom 3rd
27 Feb 2016 Andorra Soldeu, Andorra   Super-G 1st
7 Mar 2016 Slovakia Jasná, Slovakia Giant slalom 3rd
2017 24 Jan 2017 Italy Kronplatz, Italy Giant slalom 1st
24 Feb 2017  Switzerland  Crans-Montana, Switzerland Combined 1st
26 Feb 2017 Combined 2nd
10 Mar 2017 United States Squaw Valley, USA Giant slalom 2nd
16 Mar 2017 United States Aspen, USA Super-G 3rd
19 Mar 2017 Giant slalom 1st
2018 29 Dec 2017 Austria Lienz, Austria Giant slalom 1st
13 Jan 2018 Austria Bad Kleinkirchheim, Austria Super-G 1st
14 Jan 2018 Downhill 2nd
23 Jan 2018 Italy Kronplatz, Italy Giant slalom 3rd
4 Mar 2018  Switzerland  Crans-Montana, Switzerland Combined 1st
2019 27 Oct 2018 Austria Sölden, Austria Giant slalom 2nd
24 Nov 2018 United States Killington, USA Giant slalom 1st

World Championship results[edit]

  Year    Age   Slalom   Giant 
 slalom 
Super-G Downhill Combined
2011 20 DNF1 2
2013 22
2015 24 19 DNF1
2017 26 24 4 8 7

Olympic results[edit]

  Year    Age   Slalom   Giant 
 slalom 
Super-G Downhill Combined
2010 19 18
2014 23 DNF2 DNF1 11
2018 27 3 6 DNF 8

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ FIS-ski.com – Maria-Rosa Quario – accessed 28 December 2011
  2. ^ "Federica Brignone puts season on hold for ankle surgery". FIS Alpine. 13 December 2012.

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