Evi Sachenbacher-Stehle

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 2
Silver 3
Bronze 0
Total 5
RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
SexFemale
Full nameEvi•Sachenbacher-Stehle
Used nameEvi•Sachenbacher-Stehle
Born27 November 1980 in Traunstein, Bayern (GER)
Measurements162 cm / 52 kg
AffiliationsWSV Reit im Winkl, Reit im Winkl (GER)
NOC Germany

Biography

Evi Sachenbacher was a sport soldier at the German Bundeswehr and one of the most successful female German cross-country skiers of the 21st century, along with Claudia Nystad. Sachenbacher won a relay bronze medal at the 1999 World Championships and a relay gold at the 2002 Winter Olympics at Salt Lake City, along with a silver in the sprint event. One year later she again won a gold medal at the World Championships at Val di Fiemme in the relay and won a silver in the pursuit. Her next two years were disappointing, but she was married to alpine skier and non-Olympian Johannes Stehle in 2005 and made a comeback in 2006. Before the Torino Games the IOC suspended her for five days for an increased hemoglobin level, so she could not start in her favorite race, the pursuit. Nevertheless she won a silver medal in the relay a few days later. At the 2007 World Championships she again won a silver medal in the team sprint with Claudia Nystad and another in the relay at the 2009 World Championships. At Vancouver in 2010 she had brilliant performances, again winning the gold medal with Claudia Nystad in the team sprint, and a silver medal in the relay.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
2002 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) GER Evi Sachenbacher
Sprint, Women (Olympic) 2 Silver
15 kilometres, Women (Olympic) 12
5/5 kilometres Pursuit, Women (Olympic) 18
4 × 5 kilometres Relay, Women (Olympic) Germany 1 Gold
2006 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) GER Evi Sachenbacher-Stehle
10 kilometres, Women (Olympic) 20
30 kilometres, Women (Olympic) 13
4 × 5 kilometres Relay, Women (Olympic) Germany 2 Silver
Team Sprint, Women (Olympic) Viola Bauer 5
2010 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) GER Evi Sachenbacher-Stehle
10 kilometres, Women (Olympic) =12
30 kilometres, Women (Olympic) 4
15 kilometres Skiathlon, Women (Olympic) 11
4 × 5 kilometres Relay, Women (Olympic) Germany 2 Silver
Team Sprint, Women (Olympic) Claudia Nystad 1 Gold
2014 Winter Olympics Biathlon GER Evi Sachenbacher-Stehle
7.5 kilometres Sprint, Women (Olympic) 11
2 × 6 kilometres and 2 × 7.5 kilometres Relay, Mixed (Olympic) Germany AC
10 kilometres Pursuit, Women (Olympic) 26
12.5 kilometres Mass Start, Women (Olympic) DQ
15 kilometres, Women (Olympic) 19

Special Notes