Melissa Dimino-Simons

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games (non-medal events)
Full nameMelissa C.•Dimino-Simons
Used nameMelissa•Dimino-Simons
Born30 August 1960 in Sacramento, California (USA)
NOC United States


Melissa Dimino-Simons competed in the speed skiing demonstration event at the 1992 Albertville Winter Olympics, placing fifth. Dimino-Simons was the first woman to crack the 200 km/hr barrier when she set a world record of 200.780 km/hr at Les Arcs, France in 1984. At the time of the Albertville Winter Games she was working as a flight attendant for American Airlines.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1992 Winter Olympics Speed Skiing (Skiing) USA Melissa Dimino-Simons
Individual, Women (Olympic (non-medal)) 5