Cristina Paluselli

Cristina Paluselli (born October 23, 1973) is a former professional Italian cross-country skier.

Cristina Paluselli
Country Italy
Born (1973-10-23) October 23, 1973 (age 46)
Trento, Italy
Ski clubG.S. Forestale
World Cup career
Seasons19942006
Team wins2
Indiv. podiums0
Team podiums6
Indiv. starts106
Team starts23
Overall titles0 – (30th in 2001)
Discipline titles0

BiographyEdit

Paluselli won ten FIS Worldloppet Cup races, and was ranked first for two consecutive years, during the 2004 and 2005.

As member of the Italian National Team, she won a bronze medal in the 4 × 5 km relay at the 2001 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Lahti and had her best individual finish of 16th in the 15 km at the 2003 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships.

Paluselli's best individual finish at the Winter Olympics was 39th in the 10 km both in 2002 and 2006. She has eleven individual victories at various distances, mainly at the FIS Marathon Cup, from 2002 to 2006. She was the winner in the most prestigious ski marathons such as Jizerska Padesatka, Bedřichov, Oberammergau, Marcialonga, Livigno, Rena - Lillehammer, and Vasaloppet.

Cross-country skiing resultsEdit

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

Olympic GamesEdit

 Year   Age   10 km  15 km  Pursuit  30 km   Sprint   4 × 5 km 
 relay 
 Team 
 sprint 
2002 28 39 53 N/A
2006 32 39 N/A

World ChampionshipsEdit

  • 1 medal – (1 bronze)
 Year   Age   5 km  10 km  15 km  Pursuit  30 km  Sprint   4 × 5 km 
 relay 
1995 21 N/A 34 N/A
2001 27 N/A 40 19 25 CNX[a] Bronze
2003 29 N/A 16 7
a. 1 Cancelled due to extremely cold weather.

World CupEdit

Season standingsEdit

 Season   Age 
Overall Distance Long Distance Middle Distance Sprint
1994 20 NC N/A N/A N/A N/A
1995 21 43 N/A N/A N/A N/A
1996 22 43 N/A N/A N/A N/A
1997 23 58 N/A NC N/A 45
1998 24 60 N/A 39 N/A
1999 25 NC N/A NC N/A
2000 26 59 N/A 36 48
2001 27 30 N/A N/A N/A 47
2002 28 58 N/A N/A N/A NC
2003 29 59 N/A N/A N/A NC
2004 30 62 43 N/A N/A
2005 31 NC N/A N/A NC
2006 32 126 94 N/A N/A

Team podiumsEdit

  • 2 victories – (2 RL)
  • 6 podiums – (6 RL)
No. Season Date Location Race Level Place Teammates
1  1994–95  7 February 1995   Hamar, Norway 4 × 5 km Relay C/F World Cup 3rd Valbusa / Dal Sasso / Belmondo
2  1995–96  17 December 1995   Santa Caterina, Italy 4 × 5 km Relay C World Cup 2nd Belmondo / Paruzzi / Di Centa
3 14 January 1996   Nové Město, Czech Republic 4 × 5 km Relay C World Cup 3rd Belmondo / Paruzzi / Di Centa
4 2000–01 13 January 2001   Soldier Hollow, United States 4 × 5 km Relay C/F World Cup 1st Valbusa / Paruzzi / Belmondo
5  2001–02  16 December 2001   Davos, Switzerland 4 × 5 km Relay C/F World Cup 3rd Paruzzi / Follis / Belmondo
6 10 March 2002   Falun, Sweden 4 × 5 km Relay C/F World Cup 1st Valbusa / Paruzzi / Belmondo

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "PALUSELLI Cirstina". FIS-Ski. International Ski Federation. Retrieved 21 December 2019.

External linksEdit