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Gianfranco Martin

Full name: Gianfranco Martin
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8 (173 cm)
Weight: 163 lbs (74 kg)
Born: February 15, 1970 in Genoa, Genova, Italy
Affiliations: CS Esercito, (ITA)
Country: ITA Italy
Sport: Alpine Skiing

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Gianfranco Martin was a member of the national team from 1987-95 and competed in the World Cup for three seasons, from 1992-94, but never made a podium, his best result an 11th place in combined at Garmisch-Partenkirchen in 1992. He participated in two Olympic Winter Games, the highlight of his career being the silver medal in the combined at Albertville in 1992. At the Italian Championships he won one bronze medal each in downhill and giant slalom but won combined titles in 1992 and 1994.

After his active career he became a ski instructor in 1995 and was appointed federal coach in 1996, also serving as coach of the national team of disabled athletes. Martin is also the founder, president and chief engineer of the Freewhite Sestriere Ski Team, an association of ski and snowboard instructors who are dedicated to make disabled, as well as fully-abled, children acquainted with snow sports. He coached the national team at the 2010 Paralympics in Vancouver, during which he also acted as a commentator for the Sky Sports television network.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Winter 21 Albertville Alpine Skiing Men's Downhill Italy ITA 14
1992 Winter 21 Albertville Alpine Skiing Men's Super G Italy ITA 12
1992 Winter 21 Albertville Alpine Skiing Men's Combined Italy ITA 2 Silver
1994 Winter 23 Lillehammer Alpine Skiing Men's Giant Slalom Italy ITA 29
1994 Winter 23 Lillehammer Alpine Skiing Men's Combined Italy ITA 15

Men's Downhill

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1992 Winter 21 Albertville Alpine Skiing Italy Final Standings 14 1:52.48

Men's Super G

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1992 Winter 21 Albertville Alpine Skiing Italy Final Standings 12 1:14.81

Men's Giant Slalom

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1994 Winter 23 Lillehammer Alpine Skiing Italy Final Standings 29 2:59.84
1994 Winter 23 Lillehammer Alpine Skiing Italy Run 1 33 1:32.28
1994 Winter 23 Lillehammer Alpine Skiing Italy Run 2 30 1:27.56

Men's Combined

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS T
1992 Winter 21 Albertville Alpine Skiing Italy Final Standings 2 14.90
1992 Winter 21 Albertville Alpine Skiing Italy Downhill 2 5.20 1:45.48
1992 Winter 21 Albertville Alpine Skiing Italy Slalom 7 9.70 1:42.76
1992 Winter 21 Albertville Alpine Skiing Italy Slalom Run 1 7 50.16
1992 Winter 21 Albertville Alpine Skiing Italy Slalom Run 2 8 52.60
1994 Winter 23 Lillehammer Alpine Skiing Italy Final Standings 15 3:22.69
1994 Winter 23 Lillehammer Alpine Skiing Italy Downhill 15 1:38.84
1994 Winter 23 Lillehammer Alpine Skiing Italy Slalom 19 1:43.85
1994 Winter 23 Lillehammer Alpine Skiing Italy Slalom Run 1 21 53.58
1994 Winter 23 Lillehammer Alpine Skiing Italy Slalom Run 2 19 50.27
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