20 March 1975 |
|Height||171 cm (5 ft 7 in)|
|Weight||66 kg (146 lb)|
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 January 29, 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 January 10, 2006.
World Cup victories
|29 January 1994||Garmisch Partenkirchen||Downhill|
|20 January 1996||Cortina d'Ampezzo||Downhill|
|24 January 1997||Cortina d'Ampezzo||Downhill|
|25 January 1997||Cortina d'Ampezzo||Super-G|
|24 January 1998||Cortina d'Ampezzo||Downhill|
|27 November 1999||Lake Louise||Downhill|
|8 December 1999||Val d'Isère||Super-G|
|17 December 1999||Saint Moritz||Downhill|
|10 February 2000||Santa Caterina Valfurva||Downhill|
|2 December 2000||Lake Louise||Downhill|
|19 January 2001||Cortina d'Ampezzo||Downhill|
|24 February 2001||Lenzerheide||Super-G|
|29 November 2001||Lake Louise||Downhill|
|30 November 2001||Lake Louise||Downhill|
|31 January 2004||Haus im Ennstal||Downhill|
| Flag bearer for Italy
2002 Salt Lake City