Elena Könz

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Elena Könz
Personal information
Born (1987-09-12) 12 September 1987 (age 30)
Guarda
Height 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
Weight 121 lb (55 kg)
Sport
Country Switzerland
Sport Snowboarding

Elena Könz (born 12 September 1987, Guarda) is a Swiss snowboarder, competing in slopestyle.[1]

Könz qualified for the 2014 Winter Olympics and showed the third result in her heat in the qualification round (the seventh best result in the qualification), directly qualifying for the final.[2] In the final, she fell in both runs and was classified ninth.

Her best World Cup result finish and the only podium before the 2014 Olympics was the third-place finish in Copper Mountain on December 22, 2013.[1]

Könz only learned to ride snowboard as a teenager.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Elena Könz at the International Ski Federation
  2. ^ "Snowboarding Slopestyle Kicks Off Sochi Olympics". NBC. 6 February 2014. Retrieved 6 February 2014. 
  3. ^ "Mit Saltos nach Sotschi – Slopestyle ist jetzt olympisch" (in German). Schweizer Illustrierte. 27 January 2014. Retrieved 7 February 2014. 

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