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Franz Hanfstingl

Alpine Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
LW12-1

Further personal information

Residence
Bruckmühl, GER
Occupation
Athlete, Carpenter
Languages
German

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2006.
Why this sport?
After he was taken to hospital following his crash, a nurse suggested that he should aim to compete at the Paralympic Games.
Club / Team
BRSV Rosenheim: Germany
Name of coach
Justus Wolf [national], GER

General interest

Injuries
A rib injury stopped him from competing in the super G event at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. (sueddeutsche.de, 09 Mar 2014)
Other sports
He has competed in the Cologne Marathon in the handbike category. (rosenheim24.de, 26 Feb 2010)
Impairment
At age 24 he fractured a vertebra after falling six or seven metres while skiing through dense forest. He was airlifted to hospital, where he remained for three months. (rosenheim24.de, 26 Feb 2010)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games (Vancouver, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Giant Slalom Sitting Final Round 9999
Men's Super Combined Sitting Final Round 11
Men's Super-G Sitting Final Round 17
Men's Downhill Sitting Final Round 14
Men's Slalom Sitting Final Round 40
2011 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships (Sestriere, Italy)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Downhill Sitting Final 2011-01-16 9
Men's Super-G Sitting Final 2011-01-18 14
Men's Super-Combined Sitting Final 2011-01-19 7
Men's Slalom Sitting Final 2011-01-20 9999
Men's Giant Slalom Sitting Final 2011-01-21 9999
Mixed Team Event VI/Sitting/Standing Final 2011-01-23 2
IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships (La Molina, Spain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Downhill Sitting Race 1 2013-02-20 1
Men's Super-G Sitting Race 1 2013-02-21 14
Men's Slalom Sitting Race 1 2013-02-24 9999
Men's Super-Combined Sitting Race 1 2013-02-25 9999
Men's Giant Slalom Sitting Race 1 2013-02-26 9999
Paralympic Winter Games 2014 (Sochi, Russia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Downhill Sitting Final Round 2014-03-08 9999
Men's Super-G Sitting Final Round 2014-03-09 9999
Men's Giant Slalom Sitting Final Round 2014-03-15 9999