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Thomas Nolte

Alpine Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

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

Further personal information

Residence
Räbke, GER
Occupation
Athlete, Tradesperson
Languages
English, German
Higher education
Commerce - IHK Braunschweig: Germany

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He first tried skiing in 1995 in Kaunertal, Austria.
Why this sport?
He tried the sport because he was bored while on holiday with his family in Austria.
Club / Team
MTV Braunschweig: Germany
Name of coach
Justus Wolf [national], GER

International debut

Year
2004
Competing for
Germany

General interest

Hobbies
Football, festivals. (Athlete, 21 Jan 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in sitting slalom at the world championships in 2011 and 2015. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018)
Most influential person in career
Coach Maike Hujara. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018)
Hero / Idol
German Para alpine skier Franz Hanfstingl. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018)
Injuries
An injury prevented him from skiing for six weeks in early 2016. He returned to competition in February 2016 at the World Cup Finals in Aspen, CO, United States of America. (dbs-npc.de, 29 Feb 2016)
Awards and honours
He received the 2012 Lower Saxony Sports Medal in Germany. (ntb-infoline.de, 11 Jun 2012)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2022 Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing. (Athlete, 21 Jan 2019)
Impairment
He has paraplegia as the result of a car accident in 1993. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018; goettinger-tageblatt.de, 14 Mar 2014)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games (Vancouver, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Slalom Sitting Final Round 12
Men's Giant Slalom Sitting Final Round 13
Men's Super Combined Sitting Final Round 9999
Men's Super-G Sitting Final Round 14
Men's Downhill Sitting Final Round 4
IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships (Kangwonland, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Slalom Sitting Final 2009-02-20 5
Men's Super-G Sitting Final 2009-02-23 10
Men's Super-Combined Sitting Final 2009-02-23 4
Men's Super-G Sitting Run 2 2009-02-24 7
Men's Downhill Sitting Final 2009-02-28 9
2011 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships (Sestriere, Italy)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Downhill Sitting Final 2011-01-16 7
Men's Super-G Sitting Final 2011-01-18 12
Men's Super-Combined Sitting Final 2011-01-19 9999
Men's Slalom Sitting Final 2011-01-20 3
Men's Giant Slalom Sitting Final 2011-01-21 9
Mixed Team Event VI/Sitting/Standing Final 2011-01-23 2
IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships (La Molina, Spain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Downhill Sitting Race 1 2013-02-20 15
Men's Super-G Sitting Race 1 2013-02-21 8
Men's Slalom Sitting Race 1 2013-02-24 9999
Men's Super-Combined Sitting Race 1 2013-02-25 7
Men's Giant Slalom Sitting Race 1 2013-02-26 9999
Paralympic Winter Games 2014 (Sochi, Russia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Downhill Sitting Final Round 2014-03-08 11
Men's Super-G Sitting Final Round 2014-03-09 9999
Men's Slalom Sitting Final Round 2014-03-13 9999
Men's Super Combined Sitting Final Round 2014-03-14 5
Men's Giant Slalom Sitting Final Round 2014-03-15 8
2015 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships Panorama (Panorama, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Downhill Sitting Race 1 2015-03-04 4
Men's Super-G Sitting Race 1 2015-03-05 9
Men's Super-Combined Sitting Race 1 2015-03-07 9999
Men's Giant Slalom Sitting Race 1 2015-03-08 8
Men's Slalom Sitting Race 1 2015-03-10 3
Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games (Pyeongchang, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Downhill Sitting Final 2018-03-10 20
Men's Super-G Sitting Final 2018-03-11 21
Men's Super Combined Sitting Final 2018-03-13 9999
Men's Giant Slalom Sitting Final 2018-03-14 9999
Men's Slalom Sitting Final 2018-03-17 14
Kranjska Gora/Sella Nevea 2019 World Para Alpine Skiing Championships (Kranjska Gora/Sella Nevea, Slovenia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Giant Slalom Sitting Race 1 2019-01-21 16
Men's Slalom Sitting Race 1 2019-01-23 9