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INTERNATIONAL PARALYMPIC COMMITTEE

Karin Fasel

Alpine Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
LW6

Further personal information

Residence
Switzerland
Occupation
Businessperson
Languages
English, French, German
Higher education
Accounting

Sport specific information

Club / Team
Ski Club Plaffeien: Plaffeien, SUI

General interest

Hobbies
Spending time with her pet cats, cycling, hiking, sports in general. (swissparalympic.ch, 2010)
Injuries
She suffered a lower leg fracture in January 2006, and consequently missed the 2006 Paralympic Winter Games in Turin. (live-wintersport.com, 12 Mar 2006)

She suffered a broken arm and a broken collarbone at the 2002 World Cup. She also fractured her right knee. (freiburger-nachrichten.ch, 02 Feb 2000)
Impairment
She had her right arm amputated in 1996 after a cycling accident. (swissparalympic.ch, 2010)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games (Vancouver, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Downhill Standing Final Round 9999
Women's Giant Slalom Standing Final Round 9999
Women's Slalom Standing Final Round 11
IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships (Kangwonland, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Slalom Standing Final 2009-02-20 10
Women's Giant Slalom Standing Final 2009-02-21 10
Women's Super-Combined Standing Final 2009-02-23 9
Women's Super-G Standing Final 2009-02-23 9
Women's Super-G Standing Run 2 2009-02-24 9
Women's Downhill Standing Final 2009-02-28 8