Cologna won two medals at the 2013 World Championships, including a gold medal in the men’s skiathlon. Cologna finished third overall in the 2013 World Cup standings. The Swiss skier won a gold medal in the men’s 15km at the Vancouver Games. Cologna made his Olympic debut at the 2010 Winter Games. Cologna tore a ligament in his right ankle in Nov. 2013 and hopes to recover before the Sochi Games.
- 2013 World Championships - Gold
- 2012 World Cup Standings - 1st overall
- 2011 World Cup Standings- 1st overall
- 2010 Vancouver Games- Gold
- 2009 World Cup Standings - 1st overall
Things to Know:
1. Coached by Guri Herland, the only female head coach on the cross-country World Cup circuit.
2. Cologna is from Santa Maria Val Muestair, Switzerland. The village has a population of 339 people.
3. Tried cross-country skiing for the first time when he was 11-years-old.