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Régine Cavagnoud

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexFemale
Full nameRégine•Cavagnoud
Used nameRégine•Cavagnoud
Born27 June 1970 in La Clusaz, Haute-Savoie (FRA)
Died31 October 2001 in Innsbruck (AUT)
Measurements163 cm / 64 kg
AffiliationsSkiclub La Clusaz
NOC France

Biography

Although active in the World Cup circuit from the early nineties, Cavagnoud’s breakthrough season came in the 2000/2001 season. She won four World Cup races, the Super G overall World Cup, and the Super G world title in St. Anton. Later that year, she collided with a German coach during a training run in Austria. She sustained heavy brain damage, and died later at an Innsbruck hospital. Cavagnoud competed in three Olympics and won a total of nine World Cup races.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1992 Winter Olympics Alpine Skiing (Skiing) FRA Régine Cavagnoud
Downhill, Women (Olympic) 17
Super G, Women (Olympic) 26
Combined, Women (Olympic) 10
1994 Winter Olympics Alpine Skiing (Skiing) FRA Régine Cavagnoud
Downhill, Women (Olympic) 26
Super G, Women (Olympic) 11
Giant Slalom, Women (Olympic) 18
1998 Winter Olympics Alpine Skiing (Skiing) FRA Régine Cavagnoud
Downhill, Women (Olympic) 7
Super G, Women (Olympic) 16

Special Notes