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Aristide Compagnoni

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games (non-medal events)
SexMale
Full nameAristide•Compagnoni
Used nameAristide•Compagnoni
Born26 July 1910 in Santa Caterina Valfurva, Sondrio (ITA)
Died1995 in Valfurva, Sondrio (ITA)
AffiliationsGruppo Militare Sci Veloci, (ITA)
NOC Italy

Biography

Aristide Compagnoni was an Italian cross-country skier who competed in the 1930s and 40s. He débuted with the national team at the 1937 World Championships in Chamonix, winning a bronze in the relay. Compagnoni repeated this World bronze medal finish in the relay at Zakopane in 1939 and in Cortina d’Ampezzo in 1941 (in a Championship not recognized by the International Federation). He competed in the military patrol demonstration event at the 1948 Winter Olympics, when he was a sergeant.

Domestically Compagnoni won six titles, three individual (the last at age 42) and three in team events. He closed his active career in 1952 winning the Staffetta dello Stelvio for the 12th time. He then began a new career teaching cross-country skiing in Santa Caterina Valfurva.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1948 Winter Olympics Military Ski Patrol (Skiing) ITA Aristide Compagnoni
Military Ski Patrol, Men (Olympic (non-medal)) Italy 4

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