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Massimiliano Blardone

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameMassimiliano•Blardone
Used nameMassimiliano•Blardone
Born26 November 1979 in Domodossola, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola (ITA)
Measurements172 cm / 74 kg
AffiliationsG.S. Fiamme Gialle, Roma (ITA)
NOC(s) Italy


Massimiliano Blardone was a giant slalom specialist who in 2005 triumphed at two of the most difficult World Cup courses – the Granrisa at Alta Badia in Italy and the Swiss Kuonisbergli at Adelboden. He also won at Beaver Creek in 2006 and a year later at Bad Kleinkircheim.

Competing for the military club Fiamme Gialle, Blardone was a top technician with best seasonal World Cup giant slalom finishes of third in 2004 and second in both 2006 and 2007. Nationally he won two titles, Alpine combined in 1999 and giant slalom in 2001. Blardone retired from competition at the end of the 2015/16 season, after a third-place at the giant slalom in Naeba (Japan), his final podium finish. In 2016 he became a sports commentator for RAI, the Italian public television.


Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
2002 Winter Olympics Alpine Skiing (Skiing) Giant Slalom, Men Olympic 8 Representing Italy    
2006 Winter Olympics Alpine Skiing (Skiing) Super G, Men Olympic =29 Representing Italy    
  Giant Slalom, Men Olympic 11
2010 Winter Olympics Alpine Skiing (Skiing) Giant Slalom, Men Olympic 11 Representing Italy