Karen Putzer

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Karen Putzer
Karen Putzer Semmering 2008.jpg
Putzer in Semmering (Austria), 2008
Medal record
Women's alpine skiing
Representing  Italy
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 2002 Salt Lake City Super-G
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 2001 Sankt Anton Giant Slalom
Bronze medal – third place 2001 Sankt Anton Combined

Karen Putzer (born September 29, 1978) is an Italian alpine skier.

She was born in Bolzano, Italy. A specialist of Giant Slalom and Super-G, she won a total of eight World Cup victories, arriving second in the overall classment in the 2002–2003 season behind Janica Kostelić. However, her career was often hampered by accidents.

She won a bronze medal at the 2002 Winter Olympics at Salt Lake City.

World Cup victories[edit]

Date Location Race
19 December 1999 Switzerland Saint Moritz Super-G
22 December 2001 Switzerland Saint Moritz Super-G
8 December 2002 Canada Lake Louise Super-G
12 December 2002 France Val d'Isère Giant slalom
28 December 2002 Austria Semmering Giant slalom
13 March 2003 Norway Lillehammer Super-G
16 March 2003 Norway Lillehammer Giant slalom
21 January 2007 Italy Cortina d'Ampezzo Giant slalom

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