Giacinto De Cassan

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Giacinto De Cassan was an Italian cross-country skier.

De Cassan was a financier and fought during World War II in the German military.[1]

He participated in the demonstration event, military patrol (precursor to biathlon), in the 1948 Winter Olympics, when he had the military rank Caporalmaggiore.[2] In 1948 he placed first, 1950 second and in 1951 he finished first again at the Italian masterships of cross-country skiing in the 50 km (and long distances) category.[3]

Further notable results were:

  • 1948: 1st, Italian men's championships of cross-country skiing, 50 km
  • 1950: 2nd, Italian men's championships of cross-country skiing, 50 km
  • 1951: 1st, Italian men's championships of cross-country skiing, 50 km

References[edit]

  1. ^ Demetz Vincenzo (Italian).
  2. ^ Dal dopoguerra al 1960 (Italian), History of the Fondo Italia, ch. 3..
  3. ^ CrossCountry: 50 KM (and long distances), FISI statistics, P. 305 (15/30)