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Italy at the 1988 Winter Olympics

Italy competed at the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, winning 2 gold, 1 silver and 2 bronze medals.

Italy at the
1988 Winter Olympics
Flag of Italy.svg
IOC codeITA
NOCItalian National Olympic Committee
Websitewww.coni.it (in Italian)
in Calgary
Competitors58 (42 men, 16 women) in 8 sports
Flag bearer Maurilio De Zolt (cross-country skiing)
Medals
Ranked 10th
Gold
2
Silver
1
Bronze
2
Total
5
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
1906 Intercalated Games

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Gold Alberto Tomba Alpine skiing Men's giant slalom
  Gold Alberto Tomba Alpine skiing Men's slalom
  Silver Maurilio De Zolt Cross-country skiing Men's 50 km freestyle
  Bronze Johann Passler Biathlon Men's 20 km
  Bronze Werner Kiem
Gottlieb Taschler
Johann Passler
Andreas Zingerle
Biathlon Men's 4 x 7.5 km relay

Alpine skiingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Time Time Rank
Michael Mair Downhill DNF
Igor Cigolla 2:05.85 31
Danilo Sbardellotto 2:02.69 10
Alberto Tomba Super-G DNF
Carlo Gerosa 1:45.82 26
Heinz Holzer 1:42.88 11
Ivano Camozzi 1:42.66 10
Heinz Holzer Giant Slalom 1:08.08 1:05.20 2:13.28 27
Carlo Gerosa 1:06.90 1:04.75 2:11.65 17
Ivano Camozzi 1:05.86 1:02.91 2:08.77 4
Alberto Tomba 1:03.91 1:02.46 2:06.37  
Ivano Camozzi Slalom DNF DNF
Carlo Gerosa 53.06 DSQ DSQ
Oswald Tötsch 52.44 48.11 1:40.55 8
Alberto Tomba 51.62 47.85 1:39.47  

Men's combined

Athlete Downhill Slalom Total
Time Time 1 Time 2 Points Rank
Oswald Tötsch 1:57.83 44.32 42.32 134.14 18
Igor Cigolla 1:50.86 DNF DNF
Danilo Sbardellotto 1:49.57 DNF DNF
Women
Athlete Event Race 1 Race 2 Total
Time Time Time Rank
Michaela Marzola Downhill 1:28.69 19
Michaela Marzola Super-G 1:20.91 7
Nadia Bonfini Giant Slalom DSQ DSQ
Paoletta Magoni 1:01.65 DNF DNF
Nadia Bonfini Slalom 51.95 DNF DNF
Paoletta Magoni 50.42 49.34 1:39.76 7

Women's combined

Athlete Downhill Slalom Total
Time Time 1 Time 2 Points Rank
Michaela Marzola 1:17.95 43.65 44.57 85.34 10

BiathlonEdit

Men
Event Athlete Misses 1 Time Rank
10 km Sprint Roberto Marchesi 2 27:36.7 33
Andreas Zingerle 2 26:33.0 15
Pieralberto Carrara 2 26:32.7 13
Johann Passler 2 26:07.7 8
Event Athlete Time Misses Adjusted time 2 Rank
20 km Andreas Zingerle DSQ DSQ
Werner Kiem 57:00.3 3 1'04:00.3 43
Gottlieb Taschler 55:53.6 3 58:53.6 11
Johann Passler 55:10.1 2 57:10.1  
Men's 4 x 7.5 km relay
Athletes Race
Misses 1 Time Rank
Werner Kiem
Gottlieb Taschler
Johann Passler
Andreas Zingerle
0 1'23:51.5  
1 A penalty loop of 150 metres had to be skied per missed target.
2 One minute added per missed target.

BobsleighEdit

Sled Athletes Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
ITA-1 Alex Wolf
Georg Beikircher
Two-man 59.35 28 59.65 9 1:00.32 9 1:00.03 17 3:59.35 17
ITA-2 Ivo Ferriani
Stefano Ticci
Two-man 58.25 14 1:00.60 24 1:01.08 19 1:00.21 19 4:00.14 19
Sled Athletes Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
ITA-1 Alex Wolf
Pasquale Gesuito
Georg Beikircher
Stefano Ticci
Four-man 57.20 15 57.72 9 56.53 7 58.01 10 3:49.46 10
ITA-2 Roberto D'Amico
Thomas Rottensteiner
Paolo Scaramuzza
Andrea Meneghin
Four-man 57.69 20 58.65 21 57.50 20 58.04 11 3:51.88 19

Cross-country skiingEdit

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
15 km
C
Gianfranco Polvara 43:08.3 14
Giorgio Vanzetta 42:49.6 10
Marco Albarello 42:48.6 9
Maurilio De Zolt 42:31.2 6
30 km
C
Silvano Barco 1'32:41.8 38
Marco Albarello 1'26:09.1 8
Gianfranco Polvara 1'26:02.7 7
Giorgio Vanzetta 1'25:37.2 5
50 km
F
Fausto Bormetti 2'10:20.7 18
Albert Walder 2'09:19.6 16
Gianfranco Polvara 2'08:40.3 10
Maurilio De Zolt 2'05:36.4  
C = Classical style, F = Freestyle
Men's 4 × 10 km relay
Athletes Race
Time Rank
Silvano Barco
Albert Walder
Giorgio Vanzetta
Maurilio De Zolt
1'46:16.7 5
Women
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
5 km
C
Gabriella Carrel 17:08.8 42
Guidina Dal Sasso 16:26.4 27
Clara Angerer 16:20.4 24
Manuela Di Centa 15:57.2 18
10 km
C
Manuela Di Centa 31:50.2 20
Stefania Belmondo 31:47.2 19
Bice Vanzetta 31:34.5 17
Guidina Dal Sasso 31:16.7 11
20 km
F
Elena Desderi 1'02:54.8 36
Stefania Belmondo 1'01:36.9 29
Guidina Dal Sasso 59:40.4 19
Manuela Di Centa 57:55.2 6
C = Classical style, F = Freestyle
Women's 4 × 5 km relay
Athletes Race
Time Rank
Clara Angerer
Guidina Dal Sasso
Elena Desderi
Stefania Belmondo
1'04:23.6 10

Figure skatingEdit

Men
Athlete CF SP FS TFP Rank
Alessandro Riccitelli 20 20 22 42.0 21
Women
Athlete CF SP FS TFP Rank
Beatrice Gelmini 15 17 11 26.8 11
Ice Dancing
Athletes CD OD FD TFP Rank
Lia Trovati
Roberto Pelizzola
10 10 10 20.0 10

LugeEdit

Men
Athlete Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Kurt Brugger 47.084 17 47.362 20 47.045 12 47.130 12 3:08.621 15
Paul Hildgartner 46.844 12 46.854 8 46.764 6 47.234 14 3:07.696 10
Hansjörg Raffl 46.590 7 46.971 12 46.893 10 47.071 11 3:07.525 8

(Men's) Doubles

Athletes Run 1 Run 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Kurt Brugger
Wilfried Huber
46.125 7 46.428 7 1:32.553 7
Bernhard Kammerer
Walter Brunner
46.381 11 46.790 10 1:33.171 9
Women
Athlete Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Maria-Louise Rainer 47.142 16 46.947 10 47.064 14 46.992 15 3:08.145 15
Gerda Weissensteiner 46.814 14 47.183 14 46.908 13 46.760 13 3:07.665 14
Veronika Oberhuber 46.720 12 46.963 11 47.118 15 46.715 12 3:07.516 13

Ski jumpingEdit

Athlete Event Jump 1 Jump 2 Total
Distance Points Distance Points Points Rank
Sandro Sambugaro Normal hill 74.0 77.0 79.0 88.5 165.5 46
Virginio Lunardi 75.5 82.4 74.5 79.8 161.6 50
Virginio Lunardi Large hill 100.0 85.4 89.0 65.5 150.9 45
Sandro Sambugaro 100.0 85.4 94.5 76.2 161.6 39

Speed skatingEdit

Men
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
5000 m Bruno Milesi 6:54.93 15
Roberto Sighel 6:53.04 11
10,000 m Bruno Milesi 14:23.84 13
Roberto Sighel 14:13.60 7
Women
Event Athlete Race
Time Rank
3000 m Elena Belci 4:27.21 13
5000 m Elena Belci 7:37.23 12

ReferencesEdit