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Winter Games Milano Cortina 2026

Fondazione Milano Cortina 2026

Fondazione Milano Cortina 2026 was established on 9 December 2019 to organise, promote, and publicise sporting and cultural events relating to the Olympic and Paralympic Winter  Games. Fondazione follows the provisions of the Olympic Charter, the International Olympic Committee’s Code of Ethics and the Agreement signed in Lausanne on 24 June 2019 (Host City Contract).

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    Bebe Vio

    Paralympic wheelchair fencing champion

    She is an Italian Paralympic foil fencer. Highlights of her career include gold medals at the Paralympic Games in Rio 2016 and Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. Committed to promoting inclusion and Paralympic sports.
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    Carolina Kostner

    Olympic figure skater

    She took part at four editions of the Olympic Winter Games. She was Flag bearer at the Opening Ceremony in Turin 2006 and won the bronze medal in Sochi 2014.
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    Cristiana Capotondi


    A film star and sports manager, she fully shares the values of the Games.
  • Immagine di Deborah Compagnoni sorridente

    Deborah Compagnoni

    Olympic Alpine skiing champion

    She is the most successful Italian skier of all time and the first athlete to win three gold medals in three different editions of the Olympic Winter Games in the history of Alpine Skiing.
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    Francesco Totti

    Football player

    World champion in 2006 and European Vice-champion in 2000 with the Italian national team, Francesco Totti is considered one of the greatest Italian football players of all time and one of the strongest players worldwide of his generation.
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    Creator and Author

    Chico, the curious and funny puppy, shares his adventures with his followers thanks to his dad Francesco. He is as big "as a little star”, but as brave as a wolf.
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    Ludovica Tomasoni

    Content creator

    Studying political science at university, Ludovica has a wide range of interests that fuel her innate curiosity. With an artistic spirit, her greatest passion is creating videos. She is interested in digital innovation, sports, and entrepreneurship.
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    Roberta Branchini


    Born in '95, she founds "Il Pagante" during her studies, achieving success with sold-out tours and hit songs, earning 11 gold and 7 platinum records.
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    Sofia Dalle Rive

    Content creator

    Born in 2002, she is a highly popular content creator among the young generation. She has over two million followers on major social networks, where she engages her audience with vlogs, tutorials, and contents about her life.
  • Image of Tommaso Cassissa smiling

    Tommaso Cassissa

    Actor and content creator

    Tommaso entertains his fanbase through successful stand-up comedies. He boasts over 4 million followers across major social media platforms and was named one of Forbes Italy’s most promising young talents under 30 in 2021.

Athletes’ Commission

Our athletes are the beating heart of the Games. The athletes’ Commission supports them with suggestions and advice, but also concrete actions and strategies in the name of Olympic and Paralympic ideals.

La commissione Atleti

Our Italian Spirit

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Our Vision

We celebrate Olympic and Paralympic values with the energy of contemporary Italian culture and its unique spirit. Together, to promote a more active lifestyle and a brighter, more sustainable future.

Our Mission

Creating an innovative model of the Games inspired by the vibrant, dynamic energy of the Italian spirit, which offers the younger generations a valuable opportunity through sport.

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