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Giulio Capitanio

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameGiulio•Capitanio
Used nameGiulio•Capitanio
Born6 March 1952 in Schilpario, Bergamo (ITA)
Measurements180 cm / 70 kg
AffiliationsC. S. Carabinieri, (ITA)
NOC Italy

Biography

Giulio Capitanio was the top Italian cross-country skier in the late 1970s and early 1980s. He won a 1979 World Cup race at Zakopane. At the overall World Cup he was 35th in 1982 and 36th a year later. Domestically he won eight individual titles: 30 km in 1978; 50 km in 1976, 1978, 1980, and 1983; the 15 km in 1976 and 1979-80; and was on winning relay teams in 1973, 1975, 1977-78, and 1985.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1976 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) ITA Giulio Capitanio
15 kilometres, Men (Olympic) 21
30 kilometres, Men (Olympic) 28
4 × 10 kilometres Relay, Men (Olympic) Italy 7
1980 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) ITA Giulio Capitanio
15 kilometres, Men (Olympic) 39
30 kilometres, Men (Olympic) 27
50 kilometres, Men (Olympic) 19
4 × 10 kilometres Relay, Men (Olympic) Italy 6
1984 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) ITA Giulio Capitanio
15 kilometres, Men (Olympic) 24
30 kilometres, Men (Olympic) 26
50 kilometres, Men (Olympic) 34
4 × 10 kilometres Relay, Men (Olympic) Italy 7