Killy, Jean-Claude

(1943- )
   Born in Saint-Cloud, Jean-Claude Killy won three titles (downhill, special slalom, and grand slalom) at the 1968 Olympic Games in Grenoble, duplicating the record of Tony Sailor in 1956. Killy served as president, in 1991 and 1992, of the organizing committee for the Winter Olympic Games in Albertville, Savoy, France.

France. A reference guide from Renaissance to the Present . 1884.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Killy,Jean-Claude — Kil·ly (kē lēʹ), Jean Claude. Born 1943. French alpine skier who won three gold medals at the 1968 Olympic games. Skiing with the skis further apart to increase stability was a style introduced to downhill by Killy. * * * …   Universalium

  • Killy, Jean-Claude — born Aug. 30, 1943, Saint Cloud, near Paris, France French skier. Killy was reared in an Alpine ski resort. He became the European champion in 1965, and in 1966 he won the world combined championship (downhill, slalom, and giant slalom). In 1967… …   Universalium

  • Killy, Jean-Claude — (n. 30 ago. 1943, Saint Cloud, cerca de París, Francia). Esquiador francés. Criado en un centro invernal de los Alpes, se convirtió en campeón europeo en 1965 y, al año siguiente, ganó el título mundial de descenso combinado (descenso, slalom y… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Jean-Claude Killy — Surnom King Killy Naissance 30  …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Jean-claude killy — Jean Claude Killy Surnom(s) King Killy Naissance …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Jean Claude Killy — Jean Claude Killy Surnom(s) King Killy Naissance …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Jean-Claude Killy — Nation Frankreich  Frankreich G …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Jean-Claude Killy — (born August 30, 1943) is a French alpine skier and a triple Olympic champion.Killy was born in Saint Cloud, Hauts de Seine but brought up in Val d Isère. Following his international success, he moved to Geneva, Switzerland in 1969.Killy was a… …   Wikipedia

  • Jean-Claude Killy — Medallero Competidor por  Francia Esquí Alpino Masculino Juegos Olímpicos de Invierno O …   Wikipedia Español

  • Jean-Claude Carrière — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Carrière. Jean Claude Carrière …   Wikipédia en Français

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.