Michela Figini

Michela Figini ( born April 7, 1966 in Prato) is a former Swiss ski racer.


1983 won Michela Figini at the Ski Junior World Championships in Sestriere the bronze medal in the giant slalom, what the Swiss Sports Aid Foundation distinguished it as a Swiss junior athlete of the year 1983. In the 1980s included the specialist in the speed disciplines of the strongest ski racers. She won 26 individual races, including 17 downhill runs, in 1985 and 1988, the overall World Cup and four times the individual World Cup in downhill, and once each to the super-G and giant slalom World Cup.

At the World Championships she won in 1985 in Santa Caterina in the gold exit, and two years later she won at the World Championships in Crans -Montana, the silver medal in the downhill and super -G.

The crowning glory of her career was winning in the downhill at the 1984 Olympic Games in Sarajevo, where she could just refer to the second and third place Maria Walliser and Olga Charvátová. At the Olympic Games in Calgary in 1988, she won the Super G behind Sigrid Wolf the silver medal. After differences with Jan table Hauser, the Swiss national team coach, she resigned in 1990.

Today Figini who also worked as a TV commentator after their career lives in Lugano. From his first marriage with the Italian Ivano Camozzi, a former ski racer of the 1980s, come two children.


Olympic games

  • Sarajevo 1984: 1st exit, 12 Giant Slalom
  • Calgary 1988: 2 Super -G, downhill 9

World Championships

  • Bormio 1985: 1 departure, 15 Giant Slalom
  • Crans -Montana 1987: 2nd exit, 2 Super -G, Giant Slalom 4, 6 combination
  • Vail 1989: 5 Super -G, downhill 8

Junior World Championships

  • Sestriere 1983: 3 Giant Slalom, 4th exit, 16th slalom

World Cup ratings

  • 1983/84 season: 5th overall, 5th exit rating, 5 combined score, 6 giant slalom rating
  • Season 1984/85: 1st overall, 1st exit rating, 1 giant slalom standings, 2 Combination results
  • 1985/86 season: 6th overall, combined score 3, 6 downhill standings, 6 giant slalom standings, 10 Super -G standings
  • 1986/87 season: 5th overall, 1st exit rating, 5 giant slalom rating
  • 1987/ 88: 1st overall, 1st exit rating, first super-G standings, 10 giant slalom rating
  • Season 1988/89: 3rd overall, 1st exit rating, 5 Super G standings, 5 combined score
  • 1989/90 season: 8th overall, 3rd exit summary

World Cup wins

Figini won 26 World Cup races, including 17 runs, 3 Super- G, giant slalom and two 4 combinations. Then there were 9 second places and 11 third places.


Super -G

Giant Slalom


Other successes

  • 4 Swiss championships: Departure: 1984, 1985, 1989
  • Giant Slalom: 1988