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Leonie Maria Walter

Nordic Skiing
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
B2
Guide
Pirmin Strecker

Further personal information

Residence
Freiburg, GER
Occupation
Student
Languages
German

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began skiing at age seven at Ski-Club St. Peter in Germany.
Club / Team
SC St. Peter: Germany
Name of coach
Ralf Rombach [national], GER

General interest

Ambitions
To compete at the Paralympic Winter Games. (Paralympics Zeitung Facebook page, 25 Jan 2022)
Impairment
She has macular hypoplasia and cataracts. (nordski.de, 01 Apr 2021)
Other information
BALANCING SPORT AND STUDY
In December 2021 she missed school time due to her sporting commitments. She took an exam after the Christmas holidays, before travelling to Lillehammer, Norway, for the world championships in January 2022. "I think I'm quite ambitious. I wanted to have my head clear. It wouldn't have helped to have no grades in all subjects at the end of the first half of the year." (teamdeutschland-paralympics.de, 13 Jan 2022)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Lillehammer 2021 World Para Snow Sports Championships (Lillehammer, Norway)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Sprint VI Final 2022-01-15 9
Women's Middle Distance VI Final 2022-01-16 7
Women's Long Distance VI Final 2022-01-20 5
Mixed Relay Final 2022-01-23 5
Beijing 2022 Paralympic Winter Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Sprint VI Final 2022-03-05 3
Women's Long Distance Classic VI Final 2022-03-07 3
Women's Middle Distance VI Final 2022-03-08 1
Women's Sprint Free VI Final 2022-03-09 4
Women's Sprint Free VI Qualification 2022-03-09 4
Women's Sprint Free VI Semifinal 1 2022-03-09 2
Women's Individual VI Final Round 2022-03-11 3
Mixed 4x2.5km Relay Final 2022-03-13 5