Violetta Oblinger-Peters

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Violetta Oblinger-Peters
Violetta Oblinger-Peters olympic medal 2008.jpg
Violetta Oblinger-Peters with her medal from the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing
Personal information
Nationality Austrian
Born (1977-10-14) 14 October 1977 (age 40)
Schwerte, West Germany
Country Austria
Sport Canoe slalom
Event(s) K1

Violetta Oblinger-Peters (born 14 October 1977 in Schwerte, North Rhine-Westphalia)[1] is a German-born, Austrian slalom canoeist who has competed at the international level since 1995. Competing in three Summer Olympics, she won a bronze medal in the K1 event in Beijing in 2008.

Oblinger-Peters also won two bronze medals at the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships (K1: 2010, K1 team: 2005). She won three medals at the European Championships (1 gold, 1 silver and 1 bronze).[2]

Her husband, Helmut, competed at the Olympics, as did her father Wolfgang and uncle Ulrich.

In April 2009 she and her husband became parents of a boy.

World Cup individual podiums[edit]

Season Date Venue Position Event
2001 10 Jun 2001 Tacen 3rd K1
2002 28 Jul 2002 Tacen 2nd K1
2003 3 Aug 2003 Bratislava 3rd K1
2006 4 Jun 2006 Augsburg 3rd K1
2007 30 Jun 2007 Prague 2nd K1
2009 3 Aug 2009 Kananaskis 3rd K11
1 Pan American Championship counting for World Cup points


  1. ^ " profile". Retrieved 7 October 2017. 
  2. ^ "Profile". Retrieved 7 October 2017.