Category: winter olympics

Deborah Compagnoni (b. 1970) is a retired alpi…

Deborah
Compagnoni
(b. 1970) is a retired alpine skier from
Italy. She was won a total of six gold medals in international competitions, of
which three in the Winter Olympics.

She participated in three different Olympic
Games, winning gold in all of them. In addition, she won a total of 16 races in
the Alpine Skiing World Cup, and is considered the best Italian skier of all
time.

Barbara Ann Scott (1928-2012) was a Canadian f…

Barbara Ann
Scott
(1928-2012) was a Canadian figure skater, known for her many feats in
international events. She was a Canadian national champion four times, World champion
twice, and the Olympic champion in 1948.

She started ice skating at the age of seven
and won her first national junior title at eleven. She is the first and the
only Canadian to win the gold medal for ladies’ single figure skating.

Tina Maze (b. 1983) is a retired alpine ski ra…

Tina Maze (b. 1983) is a retired alpine ski racer from Slovenia. She is the most successful Slovenian ski racer in history, and the most decorated at the Winter Olympics.

She is one of only six female racers who have won in all of the five World Cup ski racing disciplines. Her medals include six gold and seven silver at the Winter Olympics and various World Championships.

It is a dream come true for former sprinters Seun Adigun, Ngozi…

It is a dream come true for former sprinters Seun Adigun, Ngozi Onwumere, and Akuoma Omeoga, whose ticket to Pyeongchang will make them the first Winter Olympians to represent the West African nation.

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