Karen Chanloung

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Karen Chanloung
Personal information
Born (1996-07-01) 1 July 1996 (age 22)
Gressoney-La-Trinité, Italy.

Karen Chanloung (Thai: คาเรน จันเหลือง;[1][2] RTGSKharen Chanlueang; born 1 July 1996)[3] is an Italian born cross-country skier competing for Thailand.

Career[edit]

Chanloung originally competed for Italy and switched to competing for Thailand, as she holds dual citizenship with the country.[4]

2017 Asian Winter Games[edit]

Chanloung competed for Thailand at the 2017 Asian Winter Games in Sapporo, Japan. However, her results did not count towards the official results as she had not met the requirements to compete for The team (the minimum amount of time had not been met in waiting to switch to competing for another country).[5]

2018 Winter Olympics[edit]

Chanloung is scheduled to compete for Thailand at the 2018 Winter Olympics.[6] Karen and her brother Mark Chanloung are scheduled to be the only cross-country skiers on the team.[4][7][8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ms. Karen Chanloung". Ski and Snowboard Association of Thailand (SSAT) (in Thai). 2017-04-20. Retrieved 2018-01-28.
  2. ^ "หวังสองพี่น้อง 'จันเหลือง' ซิวเหรียญสกีศึกเอเชี่ยนเกมส์ ฤดูหนาว". Matichon Online (in Thai). 2017-01-20. Retrieved 2018-01-28.
  3. ^ "CHANLOUNG Karen - Biographie". data.fis-ski.com. Retrieved 5 January 2018.
  4. ^ a b Mahavongtrakul, Melalin (7 November 2017). "Through the snow". Bangkok Post. Khlong Toei, Bangkok, Thailand. Retrieved 17 December 2017.
  5. ^ "ไทยส่ง52นักกีฬาลุยอชก.ฤดูหนาวก.พ.หน้าที่ซัปโปโร - สยามกีฬา" [Thailand sent 52 athletes to the 2017 Asian Winter Games Sapporo]. www.siamsport.co.th/ (in Thai). Sport Syndicate Public Co. Ltd. 31 December 2016. Retrieved 6 January 2017.
  6. ^ "Cross-country Skiing Quota List for Olympic Games 2018". www.data.fis-ski.com/. International Ski Federation (FIS). 12 December 2017. Retrieved 16 December 2017.
  7. ^ "Alpine Skiing Quota List for Olympic Games 2018". www.data.fis-ski.com/. International Ski Federation (FIS). 12 December 2017. Retrieved 16 December 2017.
  8. ^ "Thailand team to Olympic Winter Games 2018". www.ssat.or.th/. Ski and Snowboard Association of Thailand (SSAT). 11 November 2017. Retrieved 17 December 2017.