Selina Gasparin
Selina Gasparin
Municipality & place of residence
Poschiavo, Lantsch/Lenz
3rd April 1984
Ski club
Garde-Frontière, LLC Bual Lantsch
World cup debut
Sandra Flunger (Women biathlon coach)
Gymnasium Academia Engiadina Samedan; Sport & Movement Sciences in Meråker & Lillehammer, Norway; School of Border Guard, Liestal
Languages spoken
German, Italian, Romansh, Norwegian, English, French
Mountaineering, cooking, knitting, mushroom picking


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

2nd place World Cup Relay (Östersund 2019)

3rd place World Cup Relay (Hochfilzen 2020)

3rd place World Cup Relay (Ruhpolding 2020)

2nd place World Cup Pursuit (Kontiolahti 2020)

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