Alpine skiing at the 2006 Winter Olympics

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Alpine skiing
at the XX Olympic Winter Games
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Venue Sestriere and Cesana-San Sicario
Turin, Piedmont, Italy
Dates12–25 February
No. of events10
Competitors287 (168 men, 80 women) from 60 nations
  2002
2010  
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Turin
Location in the Alps of Europe
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Sestriere
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Locations in Piedmont

Alpine skiing at the 2006 Winter Olympics consisted of ten events, held at Sestriere and Cesana-San Sicario, Italy. The races were held 12–25 February 2006. [1]

Contents

Medal table

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of Austria.svg  Austria 45514
2Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2002
3Flag of Croatia.svg  Croatia 1203
4Flag of France.svg  France 1102
5Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 1034
6Flag of Norway.svg  Norway 1001
7Flag of Switzerland.svg  Switzerland 0123
8Flag of Finland.svg  Finland 0101
Totals (8 nations)10101030

Men's events

EventGoldSilverBronze
Downhill
details
Antoine Dénériaz
Flag of France.svg  France
1:48.80 Michael Walchhofer
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria
1:49.52 Bruno Kernen
Flag of Switzerland.svg  Switzerland
1:49.82
Combined
details
Ted Ligety
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
3:09.35 Ivica Kostelić
Flag of Croatia.svg  Croatia
3:09.88 Rainer Schönfelder
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria
3:10.67
Super-G
details
Kjetil André Aamodt
Flag of Norway.svg  Norway
1:30.65 Hermann Maier
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria
1:30.78 Ambrosi Hoffmann
Flag of Switzerland.svg  Switzerland
1:30.98
Giant slalom
details
Benjamin Raich
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria
2:35.00 Joël Chenal
Flag of France.svg  France
2:35.07 Hermann Maier
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria
2:35.16
Slalom
details
Benjamin Raich
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria
1:43.14 Reinfried Herbst
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria
1:43.97 Rainer Schönfelder
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria
1:44.15

Women's events

EventGoldSilverBronze
Downhill
details
Michaela Dorfmeister
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria
1:56.49 Martina Schild
Flag of Switzerland.svg  Switzerland
1:56.86 Anja Pärson
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
1:57.13
Combined
details
Janica Kostelić
Flag of Croatia.svg  Croatia
2:51.08 Marlies Schild
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria
2:51.58 Anja Pärson
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
2:51.63
Super-G
details
Michaela Dorfmeister
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria
1:32.47 Janica Kostelić
Flag of Croatia.svg  Croatia
1:32.74 Alexandra Meissnitzer
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria
1:33.06
Giant slalom
details
Julia Mancuso
Flag of the United States.svg  United States
2:09.19 Tanja Poutiainen
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland
2:09.86 Anna Ottosson
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
2:10.33
Slalom
details
Anja Pärson
Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
1:29.04 Nicole Hosp
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria
1:29.33 Marlies Schild
Flag of Austria.svg  Austria
1:29.79

Participating NOCs

Fifty-eight nations contributed alpine skiers to the events at Torino.

Course information

DateRaceStart
elevation
Finish
elevation
Vertical
drop
Course
length
Average
gradient
Sun 12 Feb Downhill – men 2,800 m (9,186 ft) 1,886 m (6,188 ft) 914 m (2,999 ft) 3.299 km (2.050 mi)
Wed 15 Feb Downhill – women 2,538 m (8,327 ft) 1,738 m (5,702 ft) 800 m (2,625 ft) 3.058 km (1.900 mi)
Tue 14 Feb Downhill (K) – men 2,686 m (8,812 ft) 1,886 m (6,188 ft) 800 m (2,625 ft) 2.965 km (1.842 mi)
Sat 18 Feb Downhill (K) – women 2,286 m (7,500 ft) 1,738 m (5,702 ft) 548 m (1,798 ft) 2.331 km (1.448 mi)
Sat 18 Feb Super-G – men 2,536 m (8,320 ft) 1,886 m (6,188 ft) 650 m (2,133 ft) 2.325 km (1.445 mi)
Mon 20 Feb Super-G – women 2,286 m (7,500 ft) 1,738 m (5,702 ft) 548 m (1,798 ft) 2.331 km (1.448 mi)
Mon 20 Feb Giant slalom – men 2,480 m (8,136 ft) 2,030 m (6,660 ft) 450 m (1,476 ft)
Fri 24 Feb Giant slalom – women 2,370 m (7,776 ft) 2,030 m (6,660 ft) 340 m (1,115 ft)
Sat 25 Feb Slalom – men 2,240 m (7,349 ft) 2,030 m (6,660 ft) 210 m (689 ft)
Wed 22 Feb Slalom – women 2,210 m (7,251 ft) 2,030 m (6,660 ft) 180 m (591 ft)
Tue 14 Feb Slalom (K) – men 2,210 m (7,251 ft) 2,030 m (6,660 ft) 180 m (591 ft)
Fri 17 Feb Slalom (K) – women 2,170 m (7,119 ft) 2,030 m (6,660 ft) 140 m (459 ft)

Qualification

All entries had to be submitted to the organizing committee by 30 January 2006.

In general, athletes must be among the top 500 in the world in their event to compete. They must also have no more than 120 FIS points. Each National Olympic Committee may enter up to 22 athletes, but not more than 14 men or 14 women. No more than 4 athletes from any NOC may compete in each event.

If an NOC has fewer than 2 athletes qualified under those rules, it may send one male and one female athlete with an FIS score of no more than 140 in the slalom or giant slalom event.

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References

  1. "Alpine Skiing at the 2006 Turin Winter Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 2 April 2018.