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Bice Vanzetta

Full name: Bice Vanzetta
Gender: Female
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
Weight: 134 lbs (61 kg)
Born: March 7, 1961 in Cavalese, Trento, Italy
Affiliations: US Cornacci
Country: ITA Italy
Sport: Cross Country Skiing

Related Olympians: Sister of Giorgio Vanzetta.

Medals: 2 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

Bice Vanzetta received her first top result in January 1986 placing 14th in the 20 km free in Nové Město and obtained her best individual result, an eighth place in the 10 km free at Cogne in January 1993. Her best placement in the overall World Cup was 24th in 1993. During her career she participated in three Winter Olympics, winning two bronze medals, both in relays. Vanzetta also took part in three World Championships, winning two medals, both relay silvers, in 1991 and 1993. At the individual level, her best result was 12th at the 1991 World Championships in Val di Fiemme in the 5 km classical. All her World relay medals were won with teammates Manuela Di Centa, Gabriella Paruzzi and Stefania Belmondo with Vanzetta mostly running the first leg. Between 1981-94 she had 15 podium places at Italian Championships but won only one title, over 20 km in 1987. Vanzetta retired after the 1993-94 season. She is the younger sister of Giorgio Vanzetta, Olympian and a four-time medalist.

Results

Women's 5 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R
1992 Winter 30 Albertville Cross Country Skiing Italy Final Standings 28 15:28.4 6:02.1 15
1994 Winter 32 Lillehammer Cross Country Skiing Italy Final Standings 19 15:21.3 6:14.1 19

Women's 10 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R I2T I2R
1988 Winter 26 Calgary Cross Country Skiing Italy Final Standings 17 31:34.5 15:44.5 17 23:28.2 16

Women's 15 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1992 Winter 30 Albertville Cross Country Skiing Italy Final Standings AC DNF

Women's 5/10 kilometres Pursuit

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T SB RT RR
1992 Winter 30 Albertville Cross Country Skiing Italy Final Standings 20 28:48.7 +1:14 27:34.7 17
1994 Winter 32 Lillehammer Cross Country Skiing Italy Final Standings 34 32:35.1 +1:13 31:22.1 41

Women's 4 × 5 kilometres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T ET ER
1992 Winter 30 Albertville Cross Country Skiing Italy ITA Final Standings 3 16:01.7 16:01.7 11
1994 Winter 32 Lillehammer Cross Country Skiing Italy ITA Final Standings 3 15:58.6 15:58.6 8