Isolde Kostner

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Isolde Kostner
Personal information
Born (1975-03-20) 20 March 1975 (age 45)
Bolzano, Italy
Height171 cm (5 ft 7 in)
Weight66 kg (146 lb)
ClubFiamme Gialle[1]

Isolde Kostner (born 20 March 1975) is an Italian former Alpine skier who won two bronze medals at the 1994 Winter Olympics and a silver medal at the 2002 Winter Olympics. She was the Italian flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the 2002 Olympics.


Kostner won two gold medals in Super-G at the Alpine Ski World Championships in 1996 and 1997, and in 2001 and 2002 she won the World Cup discipline title in Downhill. Her first World Cup win was in the downhill on 29 January 1994, at Garmisch-Partenkirchen this was, however, overshadowed by the death of Ulrike Maier on the same day.

Kostner was born in Bolzano. Her cousin and goddaughter is Carolina Kostner, the 2012 World champion and 2014 Olympic bronze medalist in figure skating.

She announced her retirement on 10 January 2006.

World Cup victories[edit]

Overall victories[edit]

Season Discipline
2001 Downhill
2002 Downhill

Individual victories[edit]

Date Location Race
29 January 1994 Germany Garmisch Partenkirchen Downhill
20 January 1996 Italy Cortina d'Ampezzo Downhill
24 January 1997 Italy Cortina d'Ampezzo Downhill
25 January 1997 Italy Cortina d'Ampezzo Super-G
24 January 1998 Italy Cortina d'Ampezzo Downhill
27 November 1999 Canada Lake Louise Downhill
8 December 1999 France Val d'Isère Super-G
17 December 1999 Switzerland Saint Moritz Downhill
10 February 2000 Italy Santa Caterina Valfurva Downhill
2 December 2000 Canada Lake Louise Downhill
19 January 2001 Italy Cortina d'Ampezzo Downhill
24 February 2001 Switzerland Lenzerheide Super-G
29 November 2001 Canada Lake Louise Downhill
30 November 2001 Canada Lake Louise Downhill
31 January 2004 Austria Haus im Ennstal Downhill

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Sport invernali statistiche Olimpiadi" (in Italian). Retrieved 18 May 2020.

External links[edit]

Winter Olympics
Preceded by
Gerda Weissensteiner
Italy Flag bearer for Italy
2002 Salt Lake City
Succeeded by
Carolina Kostner