Giuliana Minuzzo

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Giuliana Chenal-Minuzzo (née Minuzzo, 26 November 1931 – 11 November 2020) was an Italian alpine skier. She was born in Vallonara di Marostica, Italy.

Olympic career[change | change source]

At the 1952 Olympics in Oslo Minuzzo was the bronze medalist in the women's downhill competition.[1]

At the 1960 Olympics, she was bronze medalist in the women's giant slalom event.[2]

At the 1956 Winter Olympics in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Minuzzo made history by becoming the first woman to take the Olympic Oath.[3]

Death[change | change source]

On 11 November 2020, Minuzzo died in Aosta, Italy at the age of 88.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "1952 Winter Olympics – Oslo, Norway – Alpine Skiing" Archived 2011-08-16 at the Wayback Machine (Retrieved on February 27, 2008)
  2. "1960 Winter Olympics – Squaw Valley, United States – Alpine Skiing" Archived 2007-08-19 at the Wayback Machine (Retrieved on February 27, 2008)
  3. IOC 1956 Winter Olympics Archived 2008-08-22 at the Wayback Machine
  4. "Sci: morta Giuliana Minuzzo, prima italiana a vincere una medaglia alle Olimpiadi". Corriere (in Italian). Retrieved 11 November 2020.

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