Who Is Dario Cologna? Wiki, Skier, Net Worth, Gold Medal And Facts To Know

Dario Cologna is a skier who recently participated at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games. Read about his net worth and other facts below.

Who is Dario Cologna?

Dario Cologna was born on 11th March, 1986. He is a Swiss athlete who competes in cross-country skiing. He has four overall World Cup victories, four Olympic gold medals, one World Championships gold medal and four Tour de Ski victories in his career. Cologna debuted in the FIS Cross-Country World Cup in Kuusamo in November 2006, and took his first points in Falun in March 2007. During the 2007–08 season, Cologna finished in the top ten four times and was ranked 37th overall. In December of 2008, Cologna achieved his first world cup podium finish with a second place in the 30 km competition in La Clusaz. He went on to win the 2008–09 Tour de Ski in January 2009. Cologna also won the overall 2008–09 World Cup with more than 100 points in front of the second place after placing 2 times first and other 3 times on the podium. He finished the 2009–10 FIS Cross-Country World Cup in fourth, winning a race and taking two other podiums. He also came in third in the 2009–10 Tour de Ski. In the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics he won the gold medal in the men’s 15km freestyle event. Cologna is the first Swiss to win a cross-country skiing gold medal at the Winter Olympics. Cologna won the 2010–11 FIS Cross-Country World Cup with more than 300 points ahead of Petter Northug, who came in second. In this season he also won four races and took six podiums, winning the 2010–11 Tour de Ski 27 seconds ahead of Northug. During the 2011–12 FIS Cross-Country World Cup season, Cologna won three races and took seven additional podium positions. On January 8, 2012 Cologna got his third Tour de Ski win in Val di Fiemme, winning the 2011–12 Tour de Ski. With this winning performance, Cologna won his third Tour de Ski overall win, being the only male athlete to ever have done so. He also snatched the yellow jersey becoming world no. 1 in the 2011–12 FIS Cross-Country World Cup as of 8 January 2012. At the World Championships 2013 in Val di Fiemme Cologna won the 30 km pursuit and got the World Championships gold medal. He won the 30 km skiathlon at the Sochi Olympics and later in the games he successfully defended his title from the Vancouver Olympics in the 15 km race, this time in classic technique. At the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, Cologna won the 15 km freestyle. He became the first cross-country skier to win three consecutive 15 km Olympic events.

Net worth of the skier

The net worth of the skier is currently unknown.