Selina Gasparin
Selina Gasparin
Municipality
Poschiavo, Switzerland
Birthdate
3rd April 1984
Ski club
Garde-Frontière, LLC Bual Lantsch
World cup debut
2005
Coaches
Sandra Flunger (Women biathlon coach)
Education
Gymnasium Academia Engiadina Samedan; Sport & Movement Sciences in Meråker & Lillehammer, Norway
Languages spoken
German, Italian, Romansh, Norwegian, English, French
Hobbies
Mountaineering, cooking, knitting, mushroom picking
Successes

Successes

1st Swiss Biathlon Olympian (Vancouver 2010)

1st Swiss Biathlon World Cup race winner (Hochfilzen and Annecy 2013)

1st Swiss Biathlon Olympic medalist (Silver in Sochi 2014)

1st set of three sisters in the Olympic Games history to compete in one relay (Sochi 2014)

My story

My story

At the age of 2 and a half I was already doing alpine skiing and loved the snowy winter in the Engadin. I switched to cross-country skiing only by chance. Because my toes were twisted inwards, my doctor recommended I do sports like skating, ballet, or horse riding to turn my feet out. As an active child, I really enjoyed doing that, but most of all I liked downhill skiing...

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Selina Gasparin