Violetta Oblinger-Peters with her medal from the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing
14 October 1977 |
Schwerte, West Germany
Violetta Oblinger-Peters (born 14 October 1977 in Schwerte, North Rhine-Westphalia) 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).
In April 2009 she and her husband became parents of a boy.
World Cup individual podiums
|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
- 2010 ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships 11 September 2010 K1 women's final results. - accessed 11 September 2010.
- ICF medalists for Olympic and World Championships – Part 2: rest of flatwater (now sprint) and remaining canoeing disciplines: 1936–2007 at WebCite (archived 2009-11-09)
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