Alberto Tomba

Alberto Tomba

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:19 Dec,1966
:52 years, 8 months
:San Lazzaro, Emilia-Romagna, Italy

About Alberto Tomba

Alberto Tomba (born 19 December 1966) is a former World Cup alpine ski racer from Italy. He was the dominant technical skier (slalom and giant slalom) in the late 1980s and 1990s. Tomba won three 

Olympic gold medals, two World Championships, and nine World Cup season titles: four in slalom, four in giant slalom, and one overall title. He was popularly called Tomba la Bomba ("Tomba the Bomb").

Season Titles:

9 titles (1 overall, 4 giant slalom, 4 slalom)

Race victories:

50 wins (15 GS, 35 SL)

88 podiums (31 GS, 57 SL)

Alberto Tomba Achievements


Winter Olympic Games:

1988: gold in giant slalom, gold in slalom at Calgary, Canada (Nakiska).

1992: gold in giant slalom, silver in slalom at Albertville, France (Val d'Isère).

1994: silver in slalom at Lillehammer, Norway (Hafjell).

Alpine World Ski championships:

1987: bronze in giant slalom at Crans Montana, Switzerland.

1996: gold in giant slalom, gold in slalom at Sierra Nevada, Spain.

1997: bronze in slalom at Sestriere, Italy

Alpine skiing World Cup:

  • 50 victories (35 in slalom, 15 in giant slalom), including seven consecutive slalom wins in the 1995 season.
  • 28-second-place finishes
  • 11 third-place finishes

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