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David Warner

Alpine Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
LW2

Further personal information

Family
One son Richard
Languages
Afrikaans, English, French, German
Higher education
Accounting, Electrical Engineering

Sport specific information

Handedness
Right

International debut

Year
1998
Competing for
South Africa
Tournament
Paralympic Games
Location
Nagano

General interest

Hobbies
Mountain biking, field hockey, tennis. (Vancouver, 21 Mar 2010)
Awards and honours
He was the first South African to compete in the Paralympic Winter Games when he did so at Nagano in 1998. (insideworldparasport.biz, 14 Jan 2010)
Famous relatives
His father, David Warner, represented his province in field hockey, and his grandfather, Plum Warner, played provincial field hockey, cricket and rugby. (Vancouver, 21 Mar 2010)
Impairment
He was forced to undergo an amputation of his leg above the knee after suffering injuries in a car accident in 1998. (Vancouver 21 Mar 2010)
Other information
RETIREMENT
He has retired from professional sport. (fis-ski.com, 01 Jan 2013)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Nagano 1998 Paralympic Winter Games (Nagano, Japan)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Slalom LW2 Final Round 20
Men's Giant Slalom LW2 Final Round 19
Men's Super-G LW2 Final Round 21
Men's Downhill LW2 Final Round 25
Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games (Vancouver, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Downhill Standing Final Round 25
Men's Super-G Standing Final Round 32
Men's Super Combined Standing Final Round 18
Men's Giant Slalom Standing Final Round 31
Men's Slalom Standing Final Round 32
Torino 2006 Paralympic Winter Games (Torino, Italy)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Slalom Standing Final Round 27
Men's Giant Slalom Standing Final Round 45
Men's Super-G Standing Final Round 38
Men's Downhill Standing Final Round 36
Salt Lake City 2002 Paralympic Winter Games (Salt Lake City, United States of America)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Slalom LW2 Final Round 9
Men's Giant Slalom LW2 Final Round 9999
Men's Super-G LW2 Final Round 12
Men's Downhill LW2 Final Round 15
IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships (Kangwonland, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Super-G Standing Final 2009-02-23 37
Men's Super-G Standing Run 2 2009-02-24 34
Men's Downhill Standing Final 2009-02-28 32