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Eva Twardokens

Full name: Eva M. Twardokens
Gender: Female
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
Weight: 134 lbs (61 kg)
Born: April 28, 1965 in Reno, Nevada, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Alpine Skiing

Related Olympians: Daughter of Jerzy Twardokens.

Biography

Eva Twardokens came from an Olympic family, as her father, Jerzy, fenced for Poland at the 1952 Olympics. He defected to the United States after the 1958 World Fencing Championships in Philadelphia. Eva Twardokens had a very long career, skiing World Cup from 1983-95. In addition to her two Olympic appearances, she competed at four World Championships (1985, 1987, 1989, 1991), winning a bronze medal in giant slalom in 1985, and placing fifth in giant slalom in 1991. During her World Cup career, she had three podium finishes and 34 top 10s. She later became a ski instructor at the Kirkwood Resort, also working with people in fitness training off the snow through Crossfit. Twardokens has also worked as a ski racing commentator on television.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Winter 26 Albertville Alpine Skiing Women's Super G United States USA 8
1992 Winter 26 Albertville Alpine Skiing Women's Giant Slalom United States USA 7
1992 Winter 26 Albertville Alpine Skiing Women's Slalom United States USA AC DNF
1994 Winter 28 Lillehammer Alpine Skiing Women's Giant Slalom United States USA 6
1994 Winter 28 Lillehammer Alpine Skiing Women's Slalom United States USA AC DNF

Women's Super G

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1992 Winter 26 Albertville Alpine Skiing United States Final Standings 8 1:24.19

Women's Giant Slalom

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1992 Winter 26 Albertville Alpine Skiing United States Final Standings 7 2:14.47
1992 Winter 26 Albertville Alpine Skiing United States Run 1 6 1:07.03
1992 Winter 26 Albertville Alpine Skiing United States Run 2 7 1:07.44
1994 Winter 28 Lillehammer Alpine Skiing United States Final Standings 6 2:34.41
1994 Winter 28 Lillehammer Alpine Skiing United States Run 1 12 1:22.12
1994 Winter 28 Lillehammer Alpine Skiing United States Run 2 7 1:12.29

Women's Slalom

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1992 Winter 26 Albertville Alpine Skiing United States Final Standings AC DNF
1992 Winter 26 Albertville Alpine Skiing United States Run 1 AC DNF
1994 Winter 28 Lillehammer Alpine Skiing United States Final Standings AC DNF
1994 Winter 28 Lillehammer Alpine Skiing United States Run 1 19 1:01.47
1994 Winter 28 Lillehammer Alpine Skiing United States Run 2 AC DNF