Elisa Gasparin
Elisa Gasparin
Municipality & place of residence
Poschiavo, Lantsch/Lenz
Birthdate
2nd December 1991
Ski club
Garde-Frontière, LLC Bual Lantsch
World cup debut
2010
Coach
Sandra Flunger (Women biathlon coach)
Education
Commercial Secondary School, Academia Engiadina; Fitness Coach
Languages spoken
German, English, French, Italian, Romansh
Hobbies
Climbing, travelling, mountaineering
Successes

Successes

Junior career: 2nd & 3rd place Junior European Championship

World Cup: 2018 Antholz - 8th place (Sprint) / 2018 Hochfizen & Oslo - 5th place (Relay) / 2018 Pokljuka - 2nd place (Mixed Relay)

Winter Olympics: 2014 Sochi - 8th place (7.5 km Sprint) / 2018 Pyeongchang - 8th place (15km Individual)

1st time in Olympic Games history - three sisters to compete in one relay (+Selina & Aita, Sochi 2014)

My story

My story

Having grown up in the Engadin mountains, it was quite natural for me as a child to try different sports. From early childhood I was skiing, doing gymnastics, horseback riding, dancing and loved being outdoors. Besides sports, I played the piano too. During primary school I competed in gymnastics and cross-country skiing, all just for fun. Back then my athletic ambitions were close to zero. It was just a pleasure for me to be active and meet with friends during the weekends. The competition was not so important to me and I used to finish low in the rankings...

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Elisa Gasparin