Arianna Follis

Arianna Fernanda Follis (born November 11, 1977 in Ivrea, Piedmont) is an Italian cross-country skier who started competing in 1995. Competing in two Winter Olympics, she earned a bronze medal in the 4 × 5 km relay at Turin in 2006.

Arianna Follis
Arianna Follis 2011.jpg
Country Italy
Full nameArianna Fernanda Follis
Born (1977-11-11) 11 November 1977 (age 42)
Ivrea, Piedmont, Italy
Height162 cm (5 ft 4 in)
Ski clubG.S. Forestale
World Cup career
Seasons1996, 19982011
Individual wins8
Team wins4
Indiv. podiums23
Team podiums13
Indiv. starts199
Team starts43
Overall titles0 – (3rd in 2011)
Discipline titles0

Follis earned five medals at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships with a gold (Individual sprint: 2009), one silver (Individual sprint: 2011) and three bronzes (10 km: 2007, Team sprint: 2009, 4 × 5 km relay: 2005). She has six individual victories at various levels up to 10 km since 1998.

She retired from cross-country skiing after the 2010-2011 season.[1]

Cross-country skiing resultsEdit

All results are sourced from the International Ski Federation (FIS).[2]

Olympic GamesEdit

  • 1 medal – (1 bronze)
 Year   Age   10 km 
individual
 15 km 
 skiathlon 
 30 km 
mass start
 Sprint   4 × 5 km 
 relay 
 Team 
 sprint 
2006 28 36 12 7 Bronze 7
2010 32 11 9 4 4

World ChampionshipsEdit

  • 5 medals – (1 gold, 1 silver, 3 bronze)
 Year   Age   10 km  15 km  Pursuit  30 km  Sprint   4 × 5 km 
 relay 
 Team 
 sprint 
2001 23 28 CNX[a] 13 N/A
2003 25 21 30 7 N/A
2005 27 18 N/A Bronze 5
2007 29 Bronze N/A 19 6 8
2009 31 N/A 7 8 Gold 5 Bronze
2011 33 N/A 19 DNS Silver 4 4
a. 1 Cancelled due to extremely cold weather.

World CupEdit

Season standingsEdit

 Season   Age  Discipline standings Ski Tour standings
Overall Distance Long Distance Middle Distance Sprint Nordic
Opening
Tour de
Ski
World Cup
Final
1996 18 NC N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
1998 20 NC N/A NC N/A N/A N/A N/A
1999 21 NC N/A NC N/A N/A N/A N/A
2000 22 77 N/A 45 NC N/A N/A N/A
2001 23 49 N/A N/A N/A 37 N/A N/A N/A
2002 24 85 N/A N/A N/A 73 N/A N/A N/A
2003 25 57 N/A N/A N/A 40 N/A N/A N/A
2004 26 36 48 N/A N/A 20 N/A N/A N/A
2005 27 48 51 N/A N/A 25 N/A N/A N/A
2006 28 16 30 N/A N/A 7 N/A N/A N/A
2007 29 10 17 N/A N/A 8 N/A 16 N/A
2008 30 7 9 N/A N/A 9 N/A   9
2009 31 4 8 N/A N/A   N/A 8 11
2010 32 5 7 N/A N/A 10 N/A   12
2011 33   5 N/A N/A   9 4 4

Individual podiumsEdit

  • 8 victories – (3 WC, 5 SWC)
  • 23 podiums – (13 WC, 10 SWC)
No. Season Date Location Race Level Place
1 2005–06 7 March 2006   Borlänge, Sweden 0.75 km Sprint F World Cup 1st
2  2006–07  16 December 2006   La Clusaz, France 15 km Mass Start F World Cup 3rd
3 31 December 2006   Munich, Germany 1.1 km Sprint F Stage World Cup 2nd
4 5 January 2007   Asiago, Italy 1.2 km Sprint F Stage World Cup 3rd
5 21 January 2007   Rybinsk, Russia 1.2 km Sprint F World Cup 1st
6 2007–08 30 December 2007   Prague, Czech Republic 1.0 km Sprint F Stage World Cup 1st
7 28 December 2007
– 6 January 2008
   Tour de Ski Overall Standings World Cup 3rd
8  2008–09  27 December 2008   Oberhof, Germany 2.8 km Individual F Stage World Cup 2nd
9 29 December 2008   Prague, Czech Republic 1.3 km Sprint F Stage World Cup 1st
10 1 January 2009   Nové Město, Czech Republic 1.2 km Sprint F Stage World Cup 1st
11 17 January 2009   Whistler, Canada 7.5 km + 7.5 km Pursuit C/F World Cup 3rd
12 30 January 2009   Rybinsk, Russia 10 km Mass Start F World Cup 2nd
13 31 January 2009   Rybinsk, Russia 1.3 km Sprint F World Cup 2nd
14 7 March 2009   Lahti, Finland 1.2 km Sprint F World Cup 2nd
15 2009–10 6 January 2010   Toblach, Italy 15 km Pursuit F Stage World Cup 1st
16 1–10 January 2010     Tour de Ski Overall Standings World Cup 3rd
17  2010–11  20 November 2010   Gällivare, Sweden 10 km Individual F World Cup 3rd
18 4 December 2010   Düsseldorf, Germany 0.9 km Sprint F World Cup 1st
19 12 December 2010   Davos, Switzerland 1.4 km Sprint F World Cup 2nd
20 5 January 2011   Toblach, Italy 1.3 km Sprint F Stage World Cup 2nd
21 6 January 2011   Toblach, Italy 15 km Pursuit F Stage World Cup 2nd
22 12 March 2011   Lahti, Finland 5 km + 5 km Pursuit C/F World Cup 3rd
23 20 March 2011   Falun, Sweden 10 km Pursuit F Stage World Cup 1st

Team podiumsEdit

  • 4 victories – (1 RL, 3 TS)
  • 13 podiums – (7 RL, 6 TS)
No. Season Date Location Race Level Place Teammate(s)
1  2001–02  16 December 2001   Davos, Switzerland 4 × 5 km Relay C/F World Cup 3rd Paluselli / Paruzzi / Belmondo
2  2002–03  24 November 2002   Kiruna, Sweden 4 × 5 km Relay C/F World Cup 3rd Genuin / Paruzzi / Valbusa
3 14 February 2003   Asiago, Italy 6 × 1.4 km Team Sprint F World Cup 3rd Moroder
4 23 March 2003   Falun, Sweden 4 × 5 km Relay C/F World Cup 3rd Valbusa / Paruzzi / Confortola
5  2004–05  24 November 2004   Düsseldorf, Germany 6 × 0.8 km Team Sprint F World Cup 3rd Paruzzi
6 5 December 2004   Bern, Switzerland 6 × 1.1 km Team Sprint F World Cup 3rd Paruzzi
7 2008–09 18 January 2009   Whistler, Canada 6 × 1.3 km Team Sprint F World Cup 1st Genuin
8 2009–10 6 December 2009   Düsseldorf, Germany 6 × 0.8 km Team Sprint F World Cup 1st Genuin
9 7 March 2010   Lahti, Finland 4 × 5 km Relay C/F World Cup 3rd Longa / Confortola / Valbusa
10  2010–11  21 November 2010   Gällivare, Sweden 4 × 5 km Relay C/F World Cup 3rd Genuin / Longa / Rupil
11 5 December 2010   Düsseldorf, Germany 6 × 0.9 km Team Sprint F World Cup 1st Genuin
12 19 December 2010   La Clusaz, France 4 × 5 km Relay C/F World Cup 2nd De Martin Topranin / Longa / Rupil
13 6 February 2011   Rybinsk, Russia 4 × 5 km Relay C/F World Cup 1st Genuin / Longa / Rupil

Italian ChampionshipsEdit

  • 2001: 2nd, Italian women's championships of cross-country skiing, sprint
  • 2003: 3rd, Italian women's championships of cross-country skiing, 10 km pursuit
  • 2004: 2nd, Italian women's championships of cross-country skiing, sprint
  • 2005: 3rd, Italian women's championships of cross-country skiing, 2 × 7.5 km pursuit
  • 2006: 3rd, Italian women's championships of cross-country skiing, sprint
  • 2007: 3rd, Italian women's championships of cross-country skiing, 2 × 7.5 km pursuit
  • 2008: 1st, Italian women's championships of cross-country skiing, 30 km
  • 2009: 1st, Italian women's championships of cross-country skiing, 30 km
  • 2010:
    • 1st, Italian women's championships of cross-country skiing, 30 km
    • 1st, Italian women's championships of cross-country skiing, 2 × 7.5 km pursuit
  • 2011: 2nd, Italian women's championships of cross-country skiing, 10 km

Ski mountaineering resultsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Casali, Luca (30 December 2012). "Follis torna per fare la pizzaiola Addio alla divisa della Forestale". La Stampa (in Italian). Retrieved 9 January 2018.
  2. ^ "FOLLIS Arianna". FIS-Ski. International Ski Federation. Retrieved 21 December 2019.
  3. ^ Tour du Rutor Archived 2012-02-16 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ Trofeo Mezzalama Archived 2011-07-22 at the Wayback Machine

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