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    Alpine Skiing | Athlete Profile: Anna-Lena FORSTER - Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games

    Athlete Profile - Anna-Lena FORSTER

    Anna-Lena FORSTER
    Birth Date:  15 Jun 1995
    Age:  22
    Gender:   Female


    Anna-Lena FORSTER - Schedule

    Start Time Event Status
    Wed, 7 Mar 10:30EST
    Women's Downhill, Sitting 1st Training Run
    Sat, 10 Mar 10:17EST
    Women's Downhill, Sitting
    Sun, 11 Mar 10:32EST
    Women's Super-G, Sitting
    Tue, 13 Mar 10:40EST
    Women's Super Combined, Sitting Super-G
    Tue, 13 Mar 15:42EST
    Women's Super Combined, Sitting Slalom
    Wed, 14 Mar Followed by
    Women's Giant Slalom, Sitting Run 1
    Wed, 14 Mar Followed by
    Women's Giant Slalom, Sitting Run 2
    Sun, 18 Mar 10:30EST
    Women's Slalom, Sitting Run 1
    Sun, 18 Mar 13:07EST
    Women's Slalom, Sitting Run 2


    DNF: Did not finish
    EST: Estimated Start Time

    Biographical Information

    Paralympic Games
    2Slalom, Sitting2014Sochi, RUS2:14.35
    2Super Combined, Sitting2014Sochi, RUS2:38.96
    3Giant Slalom, Sitting2014Sochi, RUS2:59.33
    4Downhill, Sitting2014Sochi, RUS1:39.71
    DNFSuper-G, Sitting2014Sochi, RUSDNF
    World Championships
    2Slalom, Sitting2017Tarvisio, ITA1:34.80
    2Slalom, Sitting2013La Molina, ESP2:31.31
    3Super Combined, Sitting2017Tarvisio, ITA2:06.88
    3Slalom, Sitting2015Panorama, BC, CAN2:04.31
    4Downhill, Sitting2017Tarvisio, ITA1:25.17
    4Giant Slalom, Sitting2017Tarvisio, ITA2:33.25
    4Giant Slalom, Sitting2015Panorama, BC, CAN2:30.12
    4Super Combined, Sitting2013La Molina, ESP2:16.59
    5Super Combined, Sitting2015Panorama, BC, CAN2:20.16
    5Super-G, Sitting2013La Molina, ESP1:29.14
    6Super-G, Sitting2017Tarvisio, ITA1:17.31
    DNFSuper-G, Sitting2015Panorama, BC, CANDNF
    DNFGiant Slalom, Sitting2013La Molina, ESPDNF
    Nickname Leni, Lenchen (skiteam-alpin.org, 03 Dec 2012)
    Hobbies Wheelchair basketball, trampolining. (badische-zeitung.de, 11 Mar 2017)
    Occupation Student
    Education Psychology - Albert Ludwigs University of Freiburg, Germany
    Languages spoken English, French, German, Italian
    Club name BRSV Radolfzell [Germany]
    Coach Justus Wolf [national], GER (dbs-npc.de, 25 Jan 2017)
    Debut 2012 for Germany (anna-lena-forster.de, 15 Nov 2013)
    Start She began skiing at age six with VdK Munchen in Germany. (anna-lena-forster.de, 03 Dec 2012)
    Ambition To win a gold medal at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (suedkurier.de, 01 Jul 2016)
    Memorable Achievement Winning three medals [two silver, one bronze] at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. (suedkurier.de, 01 Jul 2016)
    Awards She was named Sportswoman of the Year by the Baden Disabled and Rehabilitation Sports Association [BBS] in Germany in 2014 and 2016. (suedkurier.de, 07 Dec 2016)

    In 2014 she received the Silbernes Lorbeerblatt [Silver Laurel Leaf] in Germany. (bundespraesident.de, 05 May 2014)

    In 2013 she received a gold medal in recognition of her sporting achievements from the town of Radolfzell, Germany. (wochenblatt.net, 17 Apr 2013)
    Additional information

    LW12-1 (IPC, 18 Feb 2018)

    Type of Impairment
    Limb deficiency (badische-zeitung.de, 11 Mar 2017)

    Origin of Impairment
    Congenital (badische-zeitung.de, 11 Mar 2017)

    Impairment Details
    She was born without a right leg and missing bones in her left leg. (badische-zeitung.de, 11 Mar 2017; suedkurier.de, 10 Mar 2010)

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