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PAJANTSCHITSCH Nico
Sport Para alpine skiing
NPC Austria   
GenderMen
Age25
Place of BirthHohenems, AUT
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
LW6/8-2
Further Personal Information
Residence
Globasnitz, AUT
Occupation
Armed Forces Athlete
Languages
English, German
Higher education
English, Geography - University of Klagenfurt: Austria
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took his first skiing lessons at age four at Petzen, Austria.
Why this sport?
His father was friends with Walter Lackner, who won a gold medal in alpine skiing at the 2006 Paralympic Winter Games in Turin. "I did ski races in school with his [Lackner's] son so my father thought I should try Para ski races."
Club / Team
SC Petzen: Austria
Name of coach
Markus Gutenbrunner [national], AUT
Senior International Debut
Year
2011
Competing for
Austria
Location
Austria
General Interest
Hobbies
Watching ice hockey, skiing with friends, drinking coffee. (Athlete, 02 Mar 2022)
Hero / Idol
Italian alpine skier Christof Innerhofer. (IPC, 10 Feb 2018)
Injuries
He broke his collarbone in November 2017. (IPC, 10 Feb 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Give it everything and hope for the best." (Athlete, 02 Mar 2022)
Awards and honours
He was named the 2012 Male Young Athlete of the Year by the Austrian Disabled Sports Association [OBSV]. (parasport.at, 26 Feb 2016)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the Paralympic Winter Games or the world championships. (Athlete, 02 Mar 2022)
Impairment
He was born without his right forearm. (IPC, 10 Feb 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
12 2018 Downhill - Standing 1:30.50
  2018 Super-G - Standing  DNF
  2018 Super Combined - Standing  DNF
  2018 Giant Slalom - Standing  DNF
  2018 Slalom - Standing  DNF
10 2022 Downhill - Standing 1:19.21
16 2022 Super-G - Standing 1:14.58
9 2022 Super Combined - Standing 1:57.07
9 2022 Giant Slalom - Standing 1:58.62
  2022 Slalom - Standing  DNS
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
12 2014/2015 Super-G - Standing 1:25.67
13 2014/2015 Super Combined - Standing 2:03.28
6 2014/2015 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:06.84 
6 2014/2015 Slalom - Standing 1:52.27 
15 2016/2017 Downhill - Standing 1:17.50
11 2016/2017 Super-G - Standing 1:07.36
14 2016/2017 Super Combined - Standing 1:59.79
  2016/2017 Giant Slalom - Standing  DNF
16 2016/2017 Slalom - Standing 1:36.58
9 2018/2019 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:10.89
11 2018/2019 Slalom - Standing 2:01.02
8 2018/2019 Downhill - Standing 1:01.32
8 2018/2019 Super Combined - Standing 1:50.29
11 2018/2019 Super-G - Standing 1:05.22
10 2021/2022 Downhill - Standing 1:16.30
6 2021/2022 Super-G - Standing 1:09.90
8 2021/2022 Super Combined - Standing 1:57.66
9 2021/2022 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:20.82
9 2021/2022 Parallel - all classes  
World Cup Final
Rank Year Event Result
9 2015/2016 Giant Slalom - Standing 1:43.76
10 2015/2016 Giant Slalom - Standing 1:47.54
11 2015/2016 Slalom - Standing 1:22.49
12 2015/2016 Downhill - Standing 1:17.47
14 2015/2016 Downhill - Standing 1:17.72
10 2015/2016 Super-G - Standing 1:23.67
  2015/2016 Super-G - Standing  DNF
14 2016/2017 Downhill - Standing 1:34.18
18 2016/2017 Super-G - Standing 1:36.11
16 2016/2017 Super-G - Standing 1:33.00
14 2016/2017 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:21.11
  2016/2017 Slalom - Standing  DNF
World Cup
Rank Year Event Result
22 2012/2013 Slalom - Standing  
17 2014/2015 Slalom - Standing  
4 2014/2015 Giant Slalom - Standing  
12 2015/2016 Downhill - Standing  
14 2015/2016 Slalom - Standing  
8 2015/2016 Giant Slalom - Standing  
17 2015/2016 Super-G - Standing  
17 2016/2017 Downhill - Standing  
28 2016/2017 Giant Slalom - Standing  
20 2016/2017 Super-G - Standing  
11 2017/2018 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:05.98
9 2017/2018 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:01.58
  2017/2018 Slalom - Standing  DNF
10 2017/2018 Slalom - Standing 1:50.77
11 2017/2018 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:14.25
13 2017/2018 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:23.86
17 2017/2018 Giant Slalom - Standing 1:49.76
  2017/2018 Slalom - Standing  DNF
13 2017/2018 Downhill - Standing 1:19.99
14 2017/2018 Downhill - Standing 1:18.69
6 2017/2018 Super-G - Standing 1:21.44
14 2017/2018 Downhill - Standing  
26 2017/2018 Slalom - Standing  
12 2017/2018 Giant Slalom - Standing  
7 2017/2018 Super-G - Standing  
10 2017/2018 Super-G - Standing 1:22.25
9 2018/2019 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:10.89
11 2018/2019 Slalom - Standing 2:01.02
8 2018/2019 Downhill - Standing 1:01.32
11 2018/2019 Super-G - Standing 1:05.22
10 2018/2019 Super-G - Standing 1:11.74
  2018/2019 Super-G - Standing  DNF
7 2018/2019 Super-G - Standing 1:12.89
7 2018/2019 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:02.23
7 2018/2019 Giant Slalom - Standing 1:59.78
9 2018/2019 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:05.76
7 2018/2019 Giant Slalom - Standing 1:39.13
6 2018/2019 Giant Slalom - Standing 1:40.77
5 2018/2019 Giant Slalom - Standing 1:45.72
  2018/2019 Slalom - Standing  DNF
  2018/2019 Slalom - Standing  DNF
  2018/2019 Slalom - Standing  DNS
6 2019/2020 Super-G - Standing 1:08.08
11 2019/2020 Super-G - Standing 1:10.16
10 2019/2020 Super-G - Standing 1:09.50
9 2019/2020 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:04.11
  2019/2020 Giant Slalom - Standing  DSQ
2 2019/2020 Slalom - Standing 1:43.59
2 2019/2020 Slalom - Standing 1:41.66
4 2019/2020 Slalom - Standing 1:43.12
5 2019/2020 Giant Slalom - Standing 1:56.09
  2019/2020 Giant Slalom - Standing  DNF
7 2019/2020 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:03.19
4 2019/2020 Slalom - Standing 1:50.79
9 2019/2020 Downhill - Standing 1:03.01
10 2019/2020 Downhill - Standing 1:02.33
10 2019/2020 Downhill - Standing 1:04.91
9 2019/2020 Super-G - Standing 1:11.58
5 2019/2020 Super-G - Standing 1:12.36
4 2019/2020 Giant Slalom - Standing 2:28.55
4 2019/2020 Slalom - Standing 2:13.41
9 2019/2020 Downhill - Standing  
9 2019/2020 Slalom - Standing 23.43
2 2019/2020 Slalom - Standing  
10 2019/2020 Giant Slalom - Standing  
7 2019/2020 Super-G - Standing  
8 2018/2019 Downhill - Standing  
5 2018/2019 Giant Slalom - Standing  
11 2018/2019 Super-G - Standing  
Kranjska Gora
Rank Year Event Result
  2016/2017 Giant Slalom - Standing  DNS
Innerkrems
Rank Year Event Result
18 2016/2017 Downhill - Standing 49.78
16 2016/2017 Downhill - Standing 1:14.54
16 2016/2017 Super-G - Standing 1:19.05