The "Alpini" in Bormio for the winter games 2016



The "Alpini" (Italian for "an elite mountain warfare military corps of the Italian Army" - see Wikipedia) will meet in Bormio from February 25 to 28, 2016 for their winter games called "Alpiniadi Invernali 2016". The event is a newborn winter games competition setting its second historical edition this year.

Alpiniadi Invernali 2016. Logo manifestazione Bormio

The soldiers and veterans will gather to compete in different disciplines: alpine ski, cross-country ski, mountaineering ski and winter duathlon. The town of Bormio is expecting more than 1,500 athletes among which a few foreign delegations.

The "Alpini" in Bormio: a giant slalom on the Stelvio

On Saturday February 27, 2016 on the legenday Stelvio slope in Bormio the Alpine athletes will compete on a great giant slalom.

Alpiniadi Invernali 2016. Sciatore slalom gigante


For further information on the event:

@Bormio Ski Press

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