FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 1997

The FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 1997 were held in Sestriere, northwestern Italy, from February 3–15, 1997.

FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 1997
Host citySestriere
CountryItaly
Events10
Opening ceremony3 February 1997 (1997-02-03)
Closing ceremony15 February 1997 (1997-02-15)
Officially opened byOscar Luigi Scalfaro

Nine years later, the area would later host the alpine events for the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin.

Men's competitionsEdit

DownhillEdit

Date: February 8

Placing Country Athlete Time
1   Bruno Kernen 1:51.11
2   Lasse Kjus 1:51.18
3   Kristian Ghedina 1:51.46

Super-GEdit

Date: February 3

Placing Country Athlete Time
1   Atle Skårdal 1:29.68
2   Lasse Kjus 1:29.89
3   Günther Mader 1:30.01

Giant SlalomEdit

Date: February 12

Placing Country Athlete Time
1   Michael von Grünigen 2:48.23
2   Lasse Kjus 2:49.35
3   Andreas Schifferer 2:49.68

SlalomEdit

Date: February 15

Placing Country Athlete Time
1   Tom Stiansen 1:42.12
2   Sébastien Amiez 1:42.23
3   Alberto Tomba 1:42.25

CombinationEdit

Date: February 6

Placing Country Athlete Time
1   Kjetil André Aamodt 3:10.40
2   Bruno Kernen 3:10.68
3   Mario Reiter 3:11.69

Women's competitionsEdit

DownhillEdit

Date: February 15

Placing Country Athlete Time
1   Hilary Lindh 1:41.18
2   Heidi Zurbriggen 1:41.24
3   Pernilla Wiberg 1:41.44

Super-GEdit

Date: February 11

Placing Country Athlete Time
1   Isolde Kostner 1:23.50
2   Katja Seizinger 1:23.58
3   Hilde Gerg 1:23.64

Giant SlalomEdit

Date: February 9

Placing Country Athlete Time
1   Deborah Compagnoni 2:39.19
2   Karin Roten 2:39.99
3   Leila Piccard 2:40.95

SlalomEdit

Date: February 5

Placing Country Athlete Time
1   Deborah Compagnoni 1:43.88
2   Lara Magoni 1:45.15
3   Karin Roten 1:45.48

CombinationEdit

Date: February 15

Placing Country Athlete Time
1   Renate Götschl 3:03.38
2   Katja Seizinger 3:03.42
3   Hilde Gerg 3:03.46

Medals tableEdit

Place Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1   Norway 3 3 - 6
2   Italy 3 1 2 6
3    Switzerland 2 3 1 6
4   Austria 1 - 3 4
5   United States 1 - - 1
6   Germany - 2 2 4
7   France - 1 1 2
8   Sweden - - 1 1

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