Selina Gasparin

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Selina Gasparin
Selina Gasparin Bern 2010.jpg
Born(1984-04-03)April 3, 1984[1]
Samedan, Switzerland
Height163 cm (5 ft 4 in)
World Cup career
Individual wins2
Indiv. podiums3
Updated on February 14, 2014.

Selina Gasparin (born 3 April 1984) is a Swiss biathlete.[2]


She won a silver medal in the Individual at 2014 Winter Olympics.[2]

Gasparin competed in the 2010 Winter Olympics for Switzerland. Her best performance was 40th in the individual. She also finished 56th in the sprint and 48th in the pursuit.[3]

As of February 2013, her best performance at the Biathlon World Championships was 10th, as part of the 2012 Swiss mixed relay team. Her best individual performance is 12th, in the 2012 sprint.[2]

As of February 2013, Gasparin's best individual performance in the Biathlon World Cup is 4th, in the individual at Östersund in 2012/13. Her best overall finish in the Biathlon World Cup is 29th, in 2010/11 and 2011/12.[2]

On 6 December 2013 Gasparin won her first World cup event by finishing first in a sprint competition in Hochfilzen. A week later she took another win in sprint in Annecy-Le Grand Bornand.[2]

She is the older sister of fellow biathletes Elisa Gasparin and Aita Gasparin.[4] She married Russian cross-country skier and fellow Olympic medalist Ilia Chernousov[5] in June 2014.[6] In September 2014 Gasparin announced that she was pregnant and would miss the 2014-15 season.[7]



Olympic Games[edit]

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass Start Relay Mixed Relay
Canada 2010 Vancouver 40th 56th 48th N/A
Russia 2014 Sochi Silver 13th 15th 10th 9th 12th
South Korea 2018 Pyeongchang 65th 41st 39th 6th

Individual victories[edit]

2 victories (2 Sp)

Date Event Competition Level
6 December 2013 Austria Hochfilzen 7.5 km Sprint Biathlon World Cup
14 December 2013 France Annecy 7.5 km Sprint Biathlon World Cup


  1. ^ "Selina GASPARIN". Organizing Committee of the XXII Olympic Winter Games. Retrieved 16 February 2014.
  2. ^ a b c d e f IBU Profile – Selina Gasparin
  3. ^ Sports-Reference Profile
  4. ^ Prasad, Sonali (15 February 2014). "Gasparin sisters bond over biathlon in Sochi". Retrieved 23 February 2014.
  5. ^ "Athletes - Ilia Chernousov". Sochi2014. Retrieved 23 February 2014.
  6. ^ "Sochi Medalists Selina Gasparin, Ilia Chernousov Marry". International Biathlon Union. 11 June 2014. Archived from the original on 2014-08-11. Retrieved 4 December 2014.
  7. ^ "A Daughter for Marie Dorin Habert". International Biathlon Union. 22 September 2014. Retrieved 4 December 2014.