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Barbara Aigner

Alpine Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
B3
Guide
Klara Sykora

Further personal information

Residence
Gloggnitz, AUT
Languages
German

Sport specific information

Why this sport?
Her parents' passion for alpine skiing meant she and her four siblings all learned to ski from an early age.
Club / Team
WSV Semmering: Austria
Name of coach
Markus Gutenbrunner [national], AUT

General interest

Famous relatives
Her older sister Veronika and her twin brother Johannes have also represented Austria in Para alpine skiing. (paralympic.org, 27 Jun 2020; oesv.at, 20 Jan 2019; blindensport.at, 02 Feb 2018; SportsDeskOnline, 01 Nov 2020)
Other information
TEAM AIGNER
She is one of five Aigner siblings, all of whom have been involved in skiing. Barbara, her twin brother Johannes, and sister Veronika have visual impairments, like their mother Petra. Older sisters Elisabeth and Irmgard do not have visual impairments, and have both served as Veronika's guide. (paralympic.org, 27 Jun 2020)