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Krisztina Lorincz

Alpine Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
LW10.5

Further personal information

Residence
Budapest, HUN
Occupation
Human Resources, Manager
Languages
English, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese
Higher education
Physics - Claude Bernard University Lyon 1: France

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up Para biathlon in 2013.
Why this sport?
When she lived in Italy, her house was 50 kilometres away from a ski resort. She originally competed in alpine skiing, but a shoulder injury forced her to stop. She took up biathlon because she wanted to continue practising winter sports and she liked shooting.
Club / Team
Csepel EC: Budapest, HUN
Name of coach
Gyongi Markovich, HUN, from 2017
Coach from which country?
Hungary

International debut

Year
2016
Competing for
Hungary

General interest

Hobbies
Wakeboarding. (csepelek.hu, 19 Apr 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing in Para rowing at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 11 Mar 2018)
Hero / Idol
Hungarian rowers Adrian Juhasz and Bela Simon. (Athlete, 11 Mar 2018)
Other sports
She participated in Para rowing at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. She also competed in Para alpine skiing at the 2009 and 2013 World Championships. (SportsDeskOnline, 17 Feb 2017; paralympic.org, 2017)
Impairment
She has paraplegia as the result of a car accident in 2005. (Athlete, 11 Mar 2018; csepelek.hu, 19 Apr 2016)
Other information
OTHER STUDIES
In 2013 she completed a master's degree in Italian language and literature at Pazmany Peter Catholic University in Budapest, Hungary. In 2005 she gained a mathematics, physics and French teaching degree from the University of Szeged in Hungary. (Athlete, 11 Mar 2018; LinkedIn profile, 01 Sep 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships (La Molina, Spain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Slalom Sitting Race 1 2013-02-24 9999
Women's Giant Slalom Sitting Race 1 2013-02-26 9999
2017 IPC Nordic skiing World Championships Finsterau, GER (Finsterau, Germany)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Middle Distance Sitting Final 2017-02-11 6
Women's Sprint Sitting Final 2017-02-18 5
Women's Middle Distance - Free Style Sitting Final 2017-02-19 14
Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games (Pyeongchang, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 1.1km Sprint Sitting Final 2018-03-14 24