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Sébastien Amiez

Full name: Sébastien Amiez
Gender: Male
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
Weight: 192 lbs (87 kg)
Born: May 6, 1972 in Moûtiers, Savoie, France
Affiliations: Prelognan Douanes, Savoie
Country: FRA France
Sport: Alpine Skiing

Related Olympians: Husband of Béatrice Filliol.

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Sébastien Amiez came to international attention in 1991 when he was runner-up in the World Juniors in the slalom. Amiez was a slalom specialist and his greatest year was the 1995-96 season when he won one World Cup slalom, at Veysonnez in Switzerland, had four podium finishes, and won the slalom World Cup title for the season. In all, he had 10 race podiums in the World Cup. Amiez also won a silver medal in the slalom at the 2002 Winter Olympics and at the 1997 World Championships. He was a four-time French slalom champion, winning in 1994, 1996, 1999, and 2001. In March 2006 Amiez was badly injured in a fight, losing all sight in his right eye. He continued to compete, but retired after the 2006-07 season. He later became a popular commentator on French television for ski events, working with the Dream Team of commentators at RMC.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1994 Winter 21 Lillehammer Alpine Skiing Men's Slalom France FRA AC DNF
1998 Winter 25 Nagano Alpine Skiing Men's Slalom France FRA 14
2002 Winter 29 Salt Lake City Alpine Skiing Men's Slalom France FRA 2 Silver

Men's Slalom

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1994 Winter 21 Lillehammer Alpine Skiing France Final Standings AC DNF
1994 Winter 21 Lillehammer Alpine Skiing France Run 1 19 1:03.66
1994 Winter 21 Lillehammer Alpine Skiing France Run 2 AC DNF
1998 Winter 25 Nagano Alpine Skiing France Final Standings 14 1:52.19
1998 Winter 25 Nagano Alpine Skiing France Run 1 16 56.96
1998 Winter 25 Nagano Alpine Skiing France Run 2 6 55.23
2002 Winter 29 Salt Lake City Alpine Skiing France Final Standings 2 1:41.82
2002 Winter 29 Salt Lake City Alpine Skiing France Run 1 8 50.16
2002 Winter 29 Salt Lake City Alpine Skiing France Run 2 1 51.66