Giuliana Minuzzo

Giuliana Chenal-Minuzzo (née Minuzzo, 26 November 1931 – 11 November 2020) was an Italian alpine skier.

Giuliana Minuzzo
Giuliana Minuzzo 1955.jpg
Minuzzo in 1955
Born(1931-11-26)26 November 1931
Vallonara di Marostica, Italy
Died11 November 2020(2020-11-11) (aged 88)[1]


She was born in Vallonara di Marostica. At the 1952 Olympics in Oslo Minuzzo was the bronze medalist in the women's downhill competition.[2] At the 1960 Olympics in Squaw Valley she was bronze medalist in the women's giant slalom event.[3]

At the 1956 Winter Olympics in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Minuzzo made history by becoming the first woman to take the Olympic Oath.[4]

On 11 November 2020, Minuzzo died at the age of 88.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Sci: morta Giuliana Minuzzo, prima italiana a vincere una medaglia alle Olimpiadi". Corriere (in Italian). Retrieved 11 November 2020.
  2. ^ "1952 Winter Olympics – Oslo, Norway – Alpine Skiing" Archived 2011-08-16 at the Wayback Machine (Retrieved on February 27, 2008)
  3. ^ "1960 Winter Olympics – Squaw Valley, United States – Alpine Skiing" Archived 2007-08-19 at the Wayback Machine (Retrieved on February 27, 2008)
  4. ^ IOC 1956 Winter Olympics Archived 2008-08-22 at the Wayback Machine

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