Fulvio Valbusa

Fulvio Valbusa (born February 15, 1969 in Verona) is an Italian cross-country skier who competed from 1992 to 2006. He won two medals in the 4 × 10 km relay at the Winter Olympics with a gold in 2006 and a silver in 1998. He also finished 5th in three other cross-country events at the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano (10 km + 15 km combined pursuit, 30 km, and 50 km).

Fulvio Valbusa
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Valbusa in 2006
Country Italy
Born (1969-02-15) 15 February 1969 (age 51)
Verona, Italy
Ski clubG.S. Forestale
World Cup career
Seasons19922006
Individual wins2
Team wins7
Indiv. podiums13
Team podiums22
Indiv. starts187
Team starts45
Overall titles0 – (3rd in 1997)
Discipline titles0

Valbusa also won five medals at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships, including one silver (15 km: 2005) and four bronzes (10 km + 15 km combined pursuit: 1999, 4 × 10 km relay: 1995, 1997, 1999). He also won three FIS races at 15 km in 1996, 1997, and 2004.

He is the older brother of cross-country skier Sabina Valbusa.

World Cup resultsEdit

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

World Cup standingsEdit

 Season   Age  Season standings
Overall Distance Long Distance Middle Distance Sprint
1992 23 30 N/A N/A N/A N/A
1993 24 30 N/A N/A N/A N/A
1994 25 42 N/A N/A N/A N/A
1995 26 22 N/A N/A N/A N/A
1996 27 6 N/A N/A N/A N/A
1997 28 3 N/A 7 N/A 2
1998 29 6 N/A 14 N/A 5
1999 30 12 N/A 7 N/A 33
2000 31 33 N/A 26 36 20
2001 32 7 N/A N/A N/A 9
2002 33 48 N/A N/A N/A 65
2003 34 14 N/A N/A N/A 66
2004 35 8 7 N/A N/A 50
2005 36 49 29 N/A N/A NC
2006 37 82 56 N/A N/A

Individual podiumsEdit

  • 2 victories
  • 13 podiums
No. Season Date Location Race Level Place
1  1995–96  2 February 1996   Seefeld, Austria 10 km Individual F World Cup 2nd
2 10 March 1996   Falun, Sweden 15 km Pursuit C World Cup 2nd
3  1996–97  7 December 1996   Davos, Switzerland 10 km Individual F World Cup 3rd
4 14 December 1996   Brusson, Italy 15 km Individual F World Cup 2nd
5 4 January 1997   Kavgolovo, Russia 30 km Individual F World Cup 2nd
6 1997–98 16 March 2008   Val di Fiemme, Italy 15 km Individual F World Cup 1st
7  1998–99  23 February 1999   Ramsau, Austria 15 km Pursuit F World Championships[1] 3rd
8  2000–01  13 January 2001   Soldier Hollow, United States 15 km Individual C World Cup 3rd
9  2002–03  23 November 2002   Kiruna, Sweden 10 km Individual F World Cup 3rd
10 7 December 2002   Davos, Switzerland 15 km Individual F World Cup 3rd
11 15 February 2003   Asiago, Italy 10 km Individual C World Cup 3rd
12 2003–04 6 February 2004   La Clusaz, France 15 km Individual F World Cup 1st
13 28 February 2004   Oslo, Norway 50 km Individual F World Cup 2nd

Team podiumsEdit

  • 7 victories – (5 RL, 2 TS)
  • 22 podiums – (20 RL, 2 TS)
No. Season Date Location Race Level Place Teammate(s)
1  1994–95  17 March 1995   Thunder Bay, Canada 4 × 10 km Relay C/F World Championships[1] 3rd Albarello / Maj / Fauner
2  1995–96  14 January 1996   Nové Město, Czech Republic 4 × 10 km Relay C World Cup 3rd Maj / Vanzetta / Godioz
3 3 February 1996   Seefeld, Austria 12 × 1.5 km Team Sprint F World Cup 1st Fauner
4 25 February 1996   Trondheim, Norway 4 × 10 km Relay C/F World Cup 2nd Di Centa / Albarello / Fauner
5 1 March 1996   Lahti, Finland 4 × 10 km Relay C/F World Cup 1st Albarello / Fauner / Maj
6  1996–97  24 November 1996   Kiruna, Sweden 4 × 10 km Relay C World Cup 2nd Maj / Fauner / Piller
7 15 December 1996   Brusson, Italy 4 × 10 km Relay F World Cup 2nd Pozzi / Godioz / Fauner
8 28 February 1997   Trondheim, Norway 4 × 10 km Relay C/F World Championships[1] 3rd Di Centa / Fauner / Piller Cottrer
9 1997–98 11 January 1998   Ramsau, Austria 4 × 10 km Relay C/F World Cup 1st Maj / Piller Cottrer / Fauner
10  1998–99  10 January 1999   Nové Město, Czech Republic 4 × 10 km Relay C/F World Cup 2nd Maj / Piller Cottrer / Fauner
11 26 February 1999   Ramsau, Austria 4 × 10 km Relay C/F World Championships[1] 3rd Di Centa / Maj / Fauner
12 21 March 1999   Oslo, Norway 4 × 10 km Relay C World Cup 3rd Fauner / Di Centa / Maj
13 1999–00 28 November 1999   Kiruna, Sweden 4 × 10 km Relay F World Cup 1st Pozzi / Maj / Fauner
14 27 February 2000   Falun, Sweden 4 × 10 km Relay F World Cup 1st Maj / Piller Cottrer / Zorzi
15 2000–01 13 December 2000   Clusone, Italy 10 × 1.5 km Team Sprint F World Cup 1st Maj
16 2002–03 24 November 2002   Kiruna, Sweden 4 × 10 km Relay C/F World Cup 1st Di Centa / Piller Cottrer / Zorzi
17 1 December 2002   Rukatunturi, Finland 2 × 5 km / 2 × 10 km Relay C/F World Cup 3rd Paruzzi / S. Valbusa / Piller Cottrer
18 19 January 2003   Nové Město, Czech Republic 4 × 10 km Relay C/F World Cup 2nd Di Centa / Zorzi / Schwienbacher
19 23 March 2003   Falun, Sweden 4 × 10 km Relay C/F World Cup 2nd Di Centa / Piller Cottrer / Zorzi
20  2003–04  11 January 2004   Otepää, Estonia 4 × 10 km Relay C/F World Cup 2nd Carrara / Checchi / Piller Cottrer
21  2004–05  21 November 2004   Gällivare, Sweden 4 × 10 km Relay C/F World Cup 2nd Di Centa / Piller Cottrer / Zorzi
22 12 December 2004   Val di Fiemme, Italy 4 ×10 km Relay C/F World Cup 2nd Di Centa / Piller Cottrer / Zorzi

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Athlete : VALBUSA Fulvio". FIS-Ski. International Ski Federation. Retrieved 17 March 2018.

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