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Deborah Compagnoni to Open Ski Season in Bansko
Deborah Compagnoni to Open Ski Season in Bansko
Bansko (BTA Photo)

The most successful lady in the history of Italian skiing Deborah Compagnoni will open the ski season in Bansko on December 16, the Pirin resort announced. The three-time Olympic champion in alpine skiing is coming at the invitation of the concessionaire of the ski area Yulen, thus observing the 20-year tradition of a skiing legend to visit the best Bulgarian ski resort for the opening of the season.

In her rich career, Compagnoni won gold medals at three consecutive Winter Olympics - Albertville 92 (super-G), Lillehammer 94 (giant slalom) and Nagano 98 (giant slalom). She also won silver in the slalom at the Games in Japan. The Italian also has 3 titles from world championships - Sierra Nevada 96 (giant slalom), Sestriere 97 (giant slalom and slalom). From 1992 to 1998 the all-rounder has also won 16 World Cup starts (13 giant slalom, 2 super-G and 1 slalom). Alongside Compagnoni in Bansko on December 16 will be 5-time World Cup winner Marc Girardelli.

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