Albino Alverà

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameAlbino•Alverà
Used nameAlbino•Alverà
Nick/petnamesBoni
Born1 March 1923 in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Belluno (ITA)
Died26 October 2004 in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Belluno (ITA)
AffiliationsSC Cortina, Cortina d'Ampezzo (ITA)
NOC Italy

Biography

Albino Alverà, known affectionately as “Boni”, was an Alpine skier from Cortina. In 1951 he was the Italian champion in slalom and giant slalom. He competed at the 1948 St. Moritz Winter Olympics, the 1950 Aspen World Championships, and in many classics in Chamonix, St. Moritz, Kitzbühel, and St. Anton.

At 16 Alverà was one of the founders of the Scoiattoli mountaineering group. Alverà was a prominent mountaineer, with many climbs, first ascents, and new routes opened in the Dolomites and the Alps. Mountaineering became his profession as a mountain guide for over 50 years.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1952 Winter Olympics Alpine Skiing (Skiing) ITA Albino Alverà
Slalom, Men (Olympic) 23

Olympic family relations