Athlete Profile - Karen CHANLOUNG

Birth Date:  01 Jul 1996
Age:  21
Gender:   Female

Events and Medals

Event Rank
Ladies' 10km Free 82

Karen CHANLOUNG - Schedule

Start Time Event Status
Thu, 15 Feb 15:30
Ladies' 10km Free

Biographical Information

Highlights World Cup overview - Best rank per season and event since 2014/2015
YearSP CSP F10km F
2017/20181 x 92nd1 x 70th1 x 82nd
2016/2017-1 x 48th-

World Cup - Ten best performances in current season
702017/2018Sprint FreeDavos, SUI
822017/201810km FreeDavos, SUI
922017/2018Sprint ClassicRuka, FIN

Under 23 World Championship
YearLocationSP CSP F10km C10km F7.5km/7.5km
2018Kandersteg, SUI-4650--
2017Park City, UT, USA37--3635

SP - Sprint, C - Classic, F - Freestyle, P - Pursuit, R - Relay, TSP - Team Sprint, Overall - Final classification Stage World Cup, xkm/xkm - Skiathlon events, DNF - Did Not Finish, DNS - Did Not Start, DSQ - Disqualified
Hobbies Dancing, ice skating. (Athlete, 09 Feb 2018)
Occupation Student
Education Economics, Management - Niccolo Cusano University, Rome, ITA
Languages spoken English, French, Italian, Thai
Coach Andrea Dufour, ITA, since 2016 (Athlete, 09 Feb 2018)
Sporting/Famous relatives Her brother Mark also competes internationally for Thailand in cross-country skiing. (Bangkok Post, 07 Nov 2017)
Debut World Cup Debut - 2017 in Toblach, Italy
Start She first skied at age three with her parents in Gressoney-la-Trinite, Italy, and took up cross-country skiing there at age nine . (Bangkok Post, 07 Nov 2017;, 20 Apr 2017; Athlete, 09 Feb 2018)
Reason "It was normal for kids living in the mountains." (Bangkok Post, 07 Nov 2017)
Memorable Achievement Making her World Cup debut in January 2017 in Toblach, Italy. (Athlete, 09 Feb 2018)
Hero Italian cross-country skier Francesco De Fabiani. (Athlete, 09 Feb 2018)
Additional information General
Born in Italy, she has both Italian and Thai citizenship. She represented Italy until 2016. (Bangkok Post, 07 Nov 2017)

She trains alongside her brother Mark, who is also a professional cross-country skier. Their father Boonchan is the team's manager, and their mother serves as their physiotherapist. "Our team is pretty special because it's a family team, and our parents always come with us to training camps and competitions. They are always there to support us." (Bangkok Post, 07 Nov 2017)

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