Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1980-11-27 (40 years old) · Gender: Female · Place of Birth: Traunstein, Germany
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Evi Sachenbacher-Stehle is a German cross-country skier and biathlete. She has competed in three Winter Olympics, winning two golds and three silvers. She also won six medals at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships. She received a five-day suspension at the beginning of the 2006 Winter Olympics due to a high hemoglobin level. She also has fourteen individual victories at various levels in distances up to 5 km in her career from 1998 to 2006. From the 2012/2013 season, she switched to biathlon, citing motivational problems, and was given a slot in the German B-team. Sachenbacher-Stehle is a German biathlete. She won the IBU Cup in 2012. This made her eligible to compete in the Biathlon World Cup. In her first World Cup race, on 14 December 2012, she finished 59th. On 6 January 2013 she achieved the first I BU Cup podium. Sachenbacher-Stehle tested positive for methylhexanamine during the Sochi Olympic Games. She was stripped of her Olympic accreditation, and her results were annulled. As of January 2014, her best individual performance in a World Cup race remains sixth place in 7.5 km sprint in Sochi on 10 March 2013. In July 2014, she was banned for two years for doping. In November 2014 it was announced that the Court of Arbitration for Sport had ruled that her ban should be cut to six months after she appealed. However shortly afterwards she announced her retirement from the sport in an interview on the television programme Sportschau.
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