Bice Vanzetta

Bice Vanzetta (born 7 March 1961) is an Italian cross-country skier who competed from 1986 to 1994.

Bice Vanzetta
Country Italy
Born (1961-03-07) March 7, 1961 (age 59)
Cavalese, Italy
Ski clubU.S. Cornacci
World Cup career
Seasons19861988, 19901994
Team wins0
Indiv. podiums0
Team podiums4
Indiv. starts36
Team starts8
Overall titles0 – (24th in 1993)

BiographyEdit

She won two bronze medals at the Winter Olympics in the 4 × 5 km relay (1992, 1994). Vanzetta's best finish at the Winter Olympics was 19th in the 5 km event in 1994.

She also won two silver medals in the 4 × 5 km relay at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships (1991, 1993). Vanzetta's best individual finish at the World Championships was 12th in the 5 km event in 1991.

Vanzetta's best career individual finish was third in an FIS race in 1992 in Italy.

She is the younger sister of four time Olympic medalist Giorgio Vanzetta.

Cross-country skiing resultsEdit

All results are sourced from the International Ski Federation (FIS).[1]

Olympic GamesEdit

  • 2 medals – (2 bronze)
 Year   Age   5 km   10 km  15 km  Pursuit   20 km  30 km  4 × 5 km 
 relay 
1988 27 17 N/A N/A N/A
1992 31 28 N/A DNF 20 N/A Bronze
1994 33 19 N/A 34 N/A Bronze

World ChampionshipsEdit

  • 2 medals – (2 silver)
 Year   Age   5 km  10 km  15 km  Pursuit  20 km  30 km  4 × 5 km 
 relay 
1987 26 13 N/A N/A 13 N/A 5
1991 30 12 N/A N/A Silver
1993 32 22 N/A 26 29 N/A 33 Silver

World CupEdit

Season standingsEdit

 Season   Age  Overall
1986 25 48
1987 26 37
1988 27 NC
1990 28 NC
1991 29 42
1992 30 43
1993 31 24
1994 32 43

Team podiumsEdit

  • 4 podiums
No. Season Date Location Race Level Place Teammates
1  1990–91  15 February 1991   Val di Fiemme, Italy 4 × 5 km Relay C/F World Championships[1] 2nd Di Centa / Paruzzi / Belmondo
2  1991–92  18 February 1992   Albertville, France 4 × 5 km Relay C/F Olympic Games[1] 3rd Di Centa / Paruzzi / Belmondo
3  1992–93  26 February 1993   Falun, Sweden 4 × 5 km Relay C/F World Championships[1] 2nd Di Centa / Paruzzi / Belmondo
4  1993–94  22 February 1994   Lillehammer, Norway 4 × 5 km Relay C/F Olympic Games[1] 3rd Di Centa / Paruzzi / Belmondo

Note: 1 Until the 1999 World Championships and the 1994 Olympics, World Championship and Olympic races were included in the World Cup scoring system.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "VANZETTA Bice". FIS-Ski. International Ski Federation. Retrieved 21 December 2019.

External linksEdit