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Elke Philipp

Elke Philipp

Deutsche Reiterin
Elke Philipp
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Intro Deutsche Reiterin
Is Equestrian Skier Athlete Alpine skier
From Germany
Type Sports
Gender female
Birth 4 February 1964
Age 57 years
Star sign Aquarius
Residence Treuchtlingen, Weißenburg-Gunzenhausen, Middle Franconia, Germany
The details (from wikipedia)


Elke Philipp (born 4 February, 1964) is a German Paralympic equestrian.

Philipp has had cerebellar ataxia since 1984 when she suffered from a swelling of the brain due to Viral meningitis.  This resulted in her staying in hospital for 18 months, the paralysis of the left side of her brain and having to have a permanent tracheotomy.

She won a silver medal at the 2016 Paralympics in the team event alongside Alina Rosenberg, Carolin Schnarre and Steffen Zeibig. She also a bronze medal at the 2014 FEI World Equestrian Games in individual freestyle event and two bronze medals at the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games in the individual championship and team para-dressage events.

She has also competed in para-skiing events and works as a senior laboratory assistant.

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 21 Jul 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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