ANGELIKA RAINER
ANGELIKA RAINER

NAME: ANGELIKA RAINER

DATE OF BIRTH: 18.10.1986

NATIONALITY: ITALIA

ANGELIKA RAINER

Angelika Rainer (Merano, 18th October 1986) is an Italian climber. She takes part in ice climbing and rock climbing competitions and enjoys crag climbing, bouldering, multi-pitch long routes, and dry-tooling. Alongside Jenny Lavarda she is the only Italian athlete to have won an ice-climbing World Cup ( 2012). She has also won three consecutive World championships, in 2009, 2011 and 2013. In National competitions she won the Italian dry tooling Cup in 2005, the Italian ice-climbing Cup (also called Alpin Cup) in 2007, 2008 and 2009 and the Italian Lead climbing Cup in 2007.
On the international scene she has won three consecutive editions of the World ice-climbing Championship: in 2009 (Saas-Fee in Switzerland), in 2011 (Busteni in Romania) and in 2013 (Cheongsong South Korea). Since 2006 she has been competing in the World ice-climbing cup and after two second overall final places in 2009 and 2010, and a sixth place in 2011, in 2012 she won the World Cup. She won the Cup in 2012 by winning three of the five stages: the first in Cheongsong, South Korea, the second in Saas-Fee and the fifth and last in Kirov, Russia.