Sabrina Simader

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Sabrina Wanjiku Simader
Personal information
Born (1998-04-13) 13 April 1998 (age 20)
Kenya

Sabrina Wanjiku Simader (born 13 April 1998[1]) is an alpine skier from Kenya.

Personal life[edit]

Simader was born in Kenya, and moved to Austria when she was three years old, where she picked up the sport. Her mother is Kenyan while her father is Austrian.[2]

Career[edit]

2016 Winter Youth Olympics[edit]

Simader represented Kenya at the Winter Youth Olympics in 2016 in Lillehammer, Norway.[3]

2018 Winter Olympics[edit]

Simader competed for Kenya at the 2018 Winter Olympics in the alpine skiing events. Simader became the first female and alpine skier to compete for Kenya at the Winter Olympics.[4] Simader is aiming for a top 20 finish in her events.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SIMADER Sabrina - Biographie". data.fis-ski.com. Retrieved 2018-04-27.
  2. ^ Kiguru, Muigai (10 January 2018). "History beckons: Wanjiku carries Kenya's hopes to next month's Winter Olympics in South Korea". The Star (Kenya)]. Nairobi, Kenya. Retrieved 12 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Kenyan skier Simader on fast track to 2018 Olympic downhill". Daily Mail. 7 February 2017. Retrieved 8 December 2017.
  4. ^ "Alpine Skiing Quota List for Olympic Games 2018". www.data.fis-ski.com/. International Ski Federation (FIS). 5 December 2017. Retrieved 8 December 2017.
  5. ^ Kimuyu, Hilary (13 January 2017). "Meet Sabriner Wanjiku, the only Kenyan going to Winter Olympics". Nairobi News. Nairobi, Kenya. Retrieved 14 January 2018.