Sandra Laoura

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Sandra Laoura
Mondial Ping - Ping star - Sandra Laoura 02.jpg
Medal record
Representing  France
Freestyle skiing
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 2006 Turin Moguls

Sandra Laoura (born July 21, 1980 in Constantine, Algeria) is a French freestyle skier of Algerian origin who competed at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy. Laoura won bronze in the women's moguls event.

On January 5, 2007, during a training session for a World Cup event at Mont Gabriel (Quebec, Canada), she landed on her head and fractured two thoracic vertebrae. She underwent surgical intervention aiming to repair the fractured vertebrae, but lost the use of her legs. She traveled to both Portugal and Russia for intensive rehabilitation therapy. [1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Damien Burnier (2009-03-17). "Laoura: "Le film de ma vie va défiler"". leJDD.fr. Retrieved 2009-03-24.