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Ekaterina Hanna Kauffmann

Nordic Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
LW4

Further personal information

Residence
Kirchzarten, GER
Occupation
Student

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began cross-country skiing at elementary school in Kirchzarten, Germany.
Club / Team
SV Kirchzarten: Germany
Name of coach
Michael Huhn [national]
Training Regime
She trains for four days a week. Her sessions include strength work and track running.

General interest

Nicknames
Katja (badische-zeitung.de, 26 Aug 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"A life without sports would be boring." (badische-zeitung.de, 26 Aug 2018)
Other sports
She has competed in Para biathlon at World Cup level. (badische-zeitung.de, 26 Aug 2018)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2022 Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing. (badische-zeitung.de, 26 Aug 2018)
Impairment
She was born without her right foot because the umbilical cord had wrapped around her leg during her mother's pregnancy. (badische-zeitung.de, 26 Aug 2018)
Other information
RUSSIAN FEDERATION TO GERMANY
She spent the first 18 months of her life at a children's home in the Russian Federation before being adopted by a German family. (badische-zeitung.de, 26 Aug 2018)