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KAUFFMANN Ekaterina Hanna
Sport Para cross-country
NPC Germany   
GenderWomen
Age18
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
LW4
Further Personal Information
Residence
Kirchzarten, GER
Occupation
Student
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began cross-country skiing at elementary school in Kirchzarten, Germany.
Club / Team
SV Kirchzarten: Germany
Name of coach
Michael Huhn [national]
Training Regime
She trains for four days a week. Her sessions include strength work and track running.
General Interest
Nicknames
Katja (badische-zeitung.de, 26 Aug 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"A life without sports would be boring." (badische-zeitung.de, 26 Aug 2018)
Other sports
She has competed in Para biathlon at World Cup level. (badische-zeitung.de, 26 Aug 2018)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2022 Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing. (badische-zeitung.de, 26 Aug 2018)
Impairment
She was born without her right foot because the umbilical cord had wrapped around her leg during her mother's pregnancy. (badische-zeitung.de, 26 Aug 2018)
Other information
RUSSIAN FEDERATION TO GERMANY
She spent the first 18 months of her life at a children's home in the Russian Federation before being adopted by a German family. (badische-zeitung.de, 26 Aug 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
There are no major results available for this athlete.