Violetta Oblinger-Peters

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Violetta Oblinger-Peters
Violetta Oblinger-Peters olympic medal 2008.jpg
Violetta Oblinger-Peters with her medal from the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing
Personal information
Nationality Austrian
Born (1977-10-14) 14 October 1977 (age 37)
Schwerte, West Germany
Sport
Country Austria
Sport Slalom canoeing
Event(s) K-1
Achievements and titles
World finals
Olympic finals

Violetta Oblinger-Peters (born 14 October 1977 in Schwerte, North Rhine-Westphalia) is a German-born, Austrian slalom canoer who has competed since the mid-1990s. Competing in three Summer Olympics, she won a bronze medal in the K-1 event in Beijing in 2008.

Oblinger-Peters also won two bronze medals at the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships (K-1: 2010, K-1 team: 2005). She won three medals at the European Championships (1 gold, 1 silver and 1 bronze).

Her husband, Helmut, competed at the Olympics, as did her father Wolfgang and uncle Ulrich.

In April 2009 she and her husband became parents of a boy.

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