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INTERNATIONAL PARALYMPIC COMMITTEE

Kuniko Obinata

Alpine Skiing
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency

Further personal information

Family
Husband Isao Horikiri
Residence
Tokyo, JPN
Occupation
Office Worker
Languages
English, Japanese
Higher education
Cho University School of Law: Tokyo, JPN

International debut

Year
1994
Competing for
Japan
Location
Lillehammer, NOR

General interest

Nicknames
Kuni, Obi-chan (Vancouver, 21 Mar 2010)
Hobbies
Playing the piano, listening to music. (Vancouver, 21 Mar 2010)
Ambitions
To encourage upcoming generations of athletes to succeed by participating in domestic races. (dentsu-pr.com, 15 Sep 2010, 12 Dec 2012)
Other information
2010 RETIREMENT
She announced her retirement from international competition in September 2010. (dentsu-pr.com, 15 Sep 2010, 12 Dec 2012)

PARALYMPIC VETERAN
She competed at every Paralympic Winter Games from 1994 in Lillehammer, Norway to 2010 in Vancouver, Canada. (paralympic.org, 16 Dec 2011)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Lillehammer 1994 Paralympic Winter Games (Lillehammer, Norway)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Slalom LWX-XII Final Round 9999
Women's Giant Slalom LWX-XII Final Round 9999
Women's Downhill LWX-XII Final Round 5
Women's Super-G LWX-XII Final Round 9999
Torino 2006 Paralympic Winter Games (Torino, Italy)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Downhill Sitting Final Round 2
Women's Super-G Sitting Final Round 2
Women's Giant Slalom Sitting Final Round 1
Women's Slalom Sitting Final Round 10
Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games (Vancouver, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Downhill Sitting Final Round 9999
Women's Super-G Sitting Final Round 9999
Women's Super Combined Sitting Final Round 9999
Women's Giant Slalom Sitting Final Round 3
Women's Slalom Sitting Final Round 3
Salt Lake City 2002 Paralympic Winter Games (Salt Lake City, United States of America)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Downhill LW10-12 Final Round 9999
Women's Super-G LW10-12 Final Round 7
Women's Slalom LW10-12 Final Round 3
Women's Giant Slalom LW12 Final Round 3
Nagano 1998 Paralympic Winter Games (Nagano, Japan)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Slalom LW10-11 Final Round 4
Women's Giant Slalom LW10-11 Final Round 3
Women's Super-G LW10-11 Final Round 2
Women's Downhill LW10-11 Final Round 1
IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships (Kangwonland, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Slalom Sitting Final 2009-02-20 5
Women's Super-Combined Sitting Final 2009-02-23 3
Women's Super-G Sitting Final 2009-02-23 2
Women's Super-G Sitting Run 2 2009-02-24 3
Women's Downhill Sitting Final 2009-02-28 2