Type of Impairment
Further personal information
French, German, Italian
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up para-cycling and para-skiing in 1997.
Why this sport?
She says that during and after her rehabilitation, getting back into sports was "perhaps the most important medicine". She also says that meeting other para-athletes with impairments more serious than hers provided her with extra motivation.
Awards and honours
She was Switzerland's flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the 2006 Paralympic Winter Games in Turin. (archives.tdg.ch, 11 Mar 2006)
In 1994 she had her right leg amputated at the knee as a result of a tumour. (swissparalympic.ch, 01 Mar 2010)
|Women's 7.5 km Standing||Final Round||5|
|Women's 15 km Free Technique Standing||Final Round||5|
|Women's 10 km Free Technique Standing||Final Round||5|
|Women's 5 km Classical Technique Standing||Final Round||6|
|Women's 5 km Standing||Final Round||7|
|Women's 1 km Sprint Standing||Qualification||14|
|Women's 15 km Standing||Final Round||5|
|Women's 15 km Standing||Final Round||4|
|Women's 10 km Standing||Final Round||5|
|Women's 5 km Standing||Final Round||5|
|Women's 12.5 km Standing||Final Round||9|
|Women's 7.5 km Standing||Final Round||9999|
|Women's 15 km Classical Technique LW2-9||Final Round||4|
|Women's 5 km Free Technique LW2-9||Final Round||8|
|Women's 5 km Classical Technique LW2-9||Final Round||4|