Dario Cologna Facts
Swiss Olympic Gold-medal Cross-Country Athlete
- Dario Cologna is a Swiss Olympic Gold-medal Cross-Country Athlete.
- He was born on March 11, 1986.
- Super Dario is his nickname.
- Guri Hetland (NOR) is his coach.
- His brother Gianluca Cologna is also an international cross country skier.
- He won the Swiss Athlete of the Year Award in 2012.
- He was the first Swiss skier to win a world championship cross country gold medal, and was also the first Swiss winner of a World Cup and Tour de Ski title.
- He won two gold medals - one in Men's Skiathlon 15 km Classic + 15 km Free which he completed in 1:08:15.4 (0.0) and the other in Men's 15km Classic which he completed in 38:29.7 (0.0) at the 2014 Winter Olympics at Sochi.