Irene Curtoni facts for kids
Curtoni in 2019 at Palazzo Chigi.
|Disciplines||Giant slalom, Slalom|
11 August 1985 |
Échirolles, Isère, France
|Height||1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)|
|World Cup debut||29 December 2007 (age 22)|
|Teams||1 – (2018)|
|Teams||5 – (2009–13, 2017, 2019)|
|Medals||1 (team) (0 gold)|
|Seasons||13 – (2009–2021)|
|Podiums||2 – (1 GS, 1 PS)|
|Overall titles||0 – (16th in 2012)|
|Discipline titles||0 – (8th in GS, 2012)|
Born in Échirolles, Isère, France, where her father was a ski instructor, Curtoni was raised in the province of Sondrio in Lombardy, Italy. Whilst growing up, she also competed in basketball, gymnastics and swimming before settling on skiing. She made her World Cup debut in December 2007, and her best result is a third place in giant slalom in March 2012 in Ofterschwang, Germany. Through December 2020, Curtoni has two World Cup podiums and 32 top ten finishes; she has represented Italy in five World Championships and the 2018 Winter Olympics, where she was tenth in the slalom and part of the Italian squad which finished fifth in the team event.
She won a bronze medal in the team event at the World Championships in 2019.
In 2021 she announced her retirement from the ski competitions. Since 2021 she is working as a technical commentator for women's ski races at the Swiss-Italian television.
Her younger sister is alpine ski racer Elena Curtoni (b.1991).
World Cup results
- Standings through 17 January 2021
|2012||2 March 2012||Ofterschwang, Germany||Giant slalom||3rd|
|2018||20 December 2017||Courchevel, France||Parallel slalom||3rd|
World Championship results
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