Viola Bauer

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Viola Bauer
Medal record
Women's cross-country skiing
Olympic Games
Gold 2002 Salt Lake City 4 × 5 km
Silver 2006 Turin 4 x 5 km
Bronze 2002 Salt Lake City 5 km + 5 km combined pursuit
World Championships
Gold 2003 Val di Fiemme 4 x 5 km
Silver 2007 Sapporo 4 x 5 km
Bronze 1999 Ramsau 4 x 5 km

Viola Bauer (born December 13, 1976 in Annaberg-Buchholz, Saxony, East Germany) is a retired German cross-country skier who competed from 1995 to 2007. She has won a complete set of medals at the Winter Olympics with a gold (2002) and a silver (2006) in the 4 x 5 km, and a bronze in the 5 km + 5 km combined pursuit (2002).

Bauer also has a complete set of 4 x 5 km medals at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships with a gold in 2003, a silver in 2007, and a bronze in 1999. Her best individual finish at the World Championships was a 6th in the Individual sprint event in 2005.

Bauer had eleven individual wins at various levels from 1998 to 2007. She retired following the 2006-07 World Cup season.[1] She now works as a commentator for Eurosport.

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  1. ^ FIS Newsflash 122. April 11, 2007.

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