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Gary Battistella

Full name: Gary Anthony Battistella
Gender: Male
Born: January 13, 1940 in Trail, British Columbia, Canada
Died: December 12, 2007 in Denver, Colorado, United States
Country: CAN Canada
Sport: Alpine Skiing

Biography

Gary Battistella skied for Canada at the 1964 Winter Olympics, competing in the downhill and giant slalom. He later settled in the United States, near Denver, and became a ski coach for a time. Later in life his career was as a Vice-President of Sales and Marketing for New Tech Machinery, a company that specialized in portable roll-forming, especially pre-fabricated gutters. Dying from cancer, he was laid to rest in his beloved Rocky Mountains, above Columbia Lake, next to his parents.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Winter 24 Innsbruck Alpine Skiing Men's Downhill Canada CAN 28
1964 Winter 24 Innsbruck Alpine Skiing Men's Giant Slalom Canada CAN AC DQ

Men's Downhill

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1964 Winter 24 Innsbruck Alpine Skiing Canada Final Standings 28 2:27.74

Men's Giant Slalom

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1964 Winter 24 Innsbruck Alpine Skiing Canada Final Standings AC DQ
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