Karen Putzer

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Karen Putzer
— Alpine skier —
Karen Putzer Semmering 2008.jpg
Disciplines Super-G,
Giant slalom
Club G.S. Fiamme Oro
Born (1978-09-29) 29 September 1978 (age 39)
Bolzano, Italy
Height 1.61 m (5 ft 3 in)
World Cup debut 1995
Retired 2009
Medals 1 (0 gold)
World Championships
Medals 2 (0 gold)
World Cup
Seasons 14
Wins 8
Podiums 16
Overall titles 0 (2nd in 2003)
Discipline titles 0

Karen Putzer (born 29 September 1978) is a former 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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