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Manfred Oettl Reyes

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Manfred Oettl Reyes (born October 23, 1993 in Germany) is an alpine skier born in Germany to a Peruvian mother who has competed on behalf of Peru since 2010. He has competed since 2009 in a variety of alpine skiing events, including the slalom, giant slalom, downhill, and super combined, at a number of junior international competitions. As of February, 2010, his best finish in any of these competitions was 32nd, at a downhill event in Italy. His club is the Association Peruana de Ski. Oettl Reyes was selected at the age of 16 to be one of three members of Peru's delegation to the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, Canada, the first Peruvian team to participate in the Winter Olympics. His older sister Ornella Oettl Reyes, also an alpine skier, was selected for the team as well. He is scheduled to compete in both the slalom and giant slalom competitions there, although he was not expected to be in serious competition for a medal. His participation on behalf of Peru was questioned by some, as he was not only born in Germany but lives there and is only half-Peruvian. He and his sister were last minute additions to the Olympic roster. They both met the minimum time qualifications for  ( Wikipedia article )

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Date of birth
1993-10-23

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Sports
Alpine skiing

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