What happened to...? Biathlete Theresa Straßberger from Au/Hallertau | Landkreis Freising

From zero to 100 was Theresa Straßberger "Sportswoman of the year 2016". Then the women had to give up because of a metabolic disorder your dream. But now the

What happened to...? Biathlete Theresa Straßberger from Au/Hallertau | Landkreis Freising

From zero to 100 was Theresa Straßberger "Sportswoman of the year 2016". Then the women had to give up because of a metabolic disorder your dream. But now the 24-Year-old from Au, has a new target.

Au/Regensburg –From zero to 100 – as they say – they quickly became the "Athlete of the year 2016". But even then, as your FT-editor-in-chief Helmut Hobmaier athletes of honour night in April of 2017, presented the winner's trophy, it was felt that the ambitious women of the ski club, Au/Hallertau, nothing goes as it is now. The speech is from Theresa Straßberger.

"I was able to partially get up,"

German champion with the relay in the Junior and other international top had the now-24-Year-old the big goal is to qualify for the Junior world Championships in February 2017 in Ostrov (Russia). But it all came different: Medically unexplained abdominal pain first resulted in an involuntary forced break. Soon after, she had to give up, however, because of a metabolic disease, your thyroid gland, starting with a heavy heart the dream of Biathlon. "Unfortunately," she says, "it has taken very long to diagnose the disease and treat it then."

+ On the road to success: Theresa Straßberger in the cross-country trails at one of their competitions.©Kevin Voigt

Theresa Straßberger, you told us once in the FT Interview, has always had high expectations of himself. Therefore, "I didn't want to always keep up on the Top level, what approach was a disease in the acute phase is possible," says Straßberger. "My body was sometimes so exhausted that I couldn't get up. The Whole thing has dragged on for over a year.“ Unfortunately, you can't compensate for health losses in this large extent in competitive sports, she says. Nevertheless, it shows itself grateful: "Fortunately, have supported me and my family and friends and me in Au again well integrated. I am very glad.“

"The first two seasons I could not a world Cup race in TV

Biathlon of the sympathetic, the Athlete is still missing. "But it's gotten a lot better – the first two seasons, I could watch no world Cup races on TV," she says.

Today, in the year 2020, it is Straßberger according to his own statements to health well again. She is studying in the sixth Semester human medicine in Regensburg and spend – not least because of the Corona-crisis – the week in Au. It drives a lot of sports. You are hours of training, is practice Manager at the ski club Au, makes cross-country courses. In addition, it is, as often as possible, with your dog Vienc in the mountains and makes her Fitness-Trainer-license. Also, as you suggests, still has a few sporting projects, such as Outdoor Training in the summer in planning, "if it allows Corona". Currently, she is a working student in the ILM valley hospital in Pfaffenhofen and helps to a Corona Station.

+ Familiar and dreamy: Theresa Straßberger today in the mountains with your dog Vienc.©private

Sport is your favorite activity

After your studies, would return straßberger as a team doctor in professional sports, "because I believe that you can save a few sporting careers with better diagnostics and medical care, and I could share my experiences," she explains. In General, the former competitive athlete would like to be a specialist in sports and General medicine. But, you know, "This is, of course, still very distant future music."

+ Athlete of the year 2016: editor-in-chief Helmut Hobmaier presented to Theresa Straßberger the Cup.©Lehmann

To Sport in her home town, Au you made athletics and Tennis played at the local riding club voltigiert and even the Abensquell-Protect for the first time shooting with the air rifle, tried – their favorite pastime. But, as the now 24-year-old woman says: "I spend very happy time with the family, my friend, Flo, and of course my dog Vienc."

your success

4. Place at the European championship of the juniors in 2016.

3. Place with the season in the German championship of the
ladies 2015.

1. Place with the season in the German championship of the

Junior women.

1., 3. and 5. Place in the Junior
IBU Cup.

participation in the world Junior Championships in 2016.

2. Place in the overall standings in the German Cup in 2016.

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Updated Date: 18 June 2020, 10:34

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