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Roland Ruepp

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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
LW11.5

Further personal information

Family
Children Nathalie and Manuel
Residence
Bolzano, ITA
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
German, Italian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began competing in para-nordic skiing in 1993 in Bormio, Italy.
Club / Team
Gruppo Sportivo Disabili Alto Adige: Bolzano, ITA
Name of coach
Alessandro Gamper [national], ITA
Handedness
Right

International debut

Year
1992
Competing for
Italy
Tournament
European Championship
Location
Germany

General interest

Injuries
In November 2013 he was competing in Val Martello, Italy, when he fell on some ice and fractured his pelvis. (sportnews.bz, 24 Nov 2013)
Other sports
He has competed in handcycling at national level. (goinfo.it, 17 Nov 2014)
Impairment
A mountain climbing accident in 1990 resulted in paraplegia. (saltlake2002.paralympic.org, 01 Mar 2002)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Lillehammer 1994 Paralympic Winter Games (Lillehammer, Norway)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 7.5 km LW11 Final Round 8
Men's 3x2.5 km Relay Sitting Final Round 8
Men's 15 km Sitski LW11 Final Round 12
Men's 10 km Sitski LW11 Final Round 7
Men's 5 km Sitski LW11 Final Round 8
Salt Lake City 2002 Paralympic Winter Games (Salt Lake City, United States of America)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 5 km Sitski LW11 Final Round 1
Men's 10 km Sitski LW11 Final Round 1
Men's 15 km Sitski LW10-12 Final Round 12
Men's 7.5 km Sitski Final Round 3
Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games (Vancouver, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 1 km Sprint Sitting Qualification 24
Men's 10 km Sitting Final Round 21
Men's 15 km Sitting Final Round 23
Men's 2.4 km Pursuit Sitting Qualification 21
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Road Handcycle Road Race HC Div B/C Final Round 8
Men's Road Handcycle Time Trial HC Div B/C Final Round 10
Nagano 1998 Paralympic Winter Games (Nagano, Japan)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 3x2.5 km Relay LW10-12 Final Round 9
Men's 15 km Sitski LW10-12 Final Round 4
Men's 10 km Sitski LW11 Final Round 2
Men's 5 km Sitski LW11 Final Round 4
IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships Solleftea (Solleftea, Sweden)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Sprint - Classic Sitting Final 2013-02-25 27
Men's Short Distance Sitting Final 2013-02-28 25
Men's Middle Distance Sitting Final 2013-03-01 24
Men's Middle Distance - Classic Sitting Final 2013-03-05 23
Paralympic Winter Games 2014 (Sochi, Russia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 15 km Sitting Final Round 2014-03-09 16
Men's 10 km Sitting Final Round 2014-03-16 9999