Claudia Bär

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Claudia Bär
Medal record
Women's canoe slalom
Representing  Germany
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 2003 Augsburg K1 team
Silver medal – second place 2013 Prague K1 team
Bronze medal – third place 2006 Prague K1 team
Bronze medal – third place 2009 La Seu d'Urgell K1 team
Bronze medal – third place 2011 Bratislava K1 team
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 2008 Kraków K1 team
Gold medal – first place 2011 La Seu d'Urgell K1
Silver medal – second place 2005 Tacen K1 team
Junior World Championships
Silver medal – second place 1998 Lofer K1
Silver medal – second place 1998 Lofer K1 team
Junior European Championships
Silver medal – second place 1997 Nowy Sącz K1 team

Claudia Bär (9 April 1980 – 28 September 2015)[1] was a German slalom canoeist who competed at the international level from 1995 to 2013.

She won five medals in the K1 team event at the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships with two silvers (2003, 2013) and three bronzes (2006, 2009, 2011). She also won two golds and one silver at the European Championships.[2]

Bär was diagnosed with leukemia in 2013 and eventually succumbed to the illness in 2015. She dated slalom canoeist Sideris Tasiadis until her death.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Deininger, Peter (2 October 2015). "Mit den Kräften am Ende: Kanutin Claudia Bär stirbt an Leukämie". augsburger-allgemeine.de (in German). Augsburger Allgemeine. Retrieved 2 October 2015.
  2. ^ "Claudia BÄR (GER)". CanoeSlalom.net. Retrieved 1 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Frühere Kanu-Slalom-Europameisterin Claudia Bär ist tot". Welt.de (in German). Retrieved 1 January 2018.