Thomas Prugger

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Thomas Prugger
Medal record
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Men’s Snowboarding
Olympic Games
Silver medal icon (S initial).svg 1998 Nagano Giant Slalom
FIS Snowboarding World Championships
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 1997 Innichen Giant Slalom

Thomas Prugger (born 23 October 1971) is an Italian snowboarder and Olympic medalist. He received a silver medal at the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano. [1]

Italy republic in Southern Europe

Italy, officially the Italian Republic, is a country in Southern and Western Europe. Located in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea, Italy shares open land borders with France, Switzerland, Austria, Slovenia and the enclaved microstates San Marino and Vatican City. Italy covers an area of 301,340 km2 (116,350 sq mi) and has a largely temperate seasonal and Mediterranean climate. With around 61 million inhabitants, it is the fourth-most populous EU member state and the most populous country in Southern Europe.

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Cyprus at the 1998 Winter Olympics event

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Turkey at the 1998 Winter Olympics

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Portugal at the 1998 Winter Olympics

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Venezuela at the 1998 Winter Olympics event

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Israel at the 1998 Winter Olympics Israels competition at the 1998 Winter Olympics

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References

  1. "1998 Winter Olympics – Nagano, Japan – Alpine Skiing" Archived 2007-08-25 at the Wayback Machine .databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on March 15, 2008)