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SCHULZE Matthias Uwe
Sport Para athletics
NPC Germany   
GenderMen
Age35
Place of BirthMagdeburg, GDR
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
F46
Further Personal Information
Marital status
* unknown *
Residence
Leipzig, GER
Occupation
Student
Languages
German
Higher education
Education, Science - University of Hagen: Germany
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2005.
Why this sport?
He wanted to represent Germany.
Club / Team
BPRSV Cottbus: Germany
Name of coach
Willi Gernemann [national], GER; Lothar Tischendorf [personal]
Senior International Debut
Year
2012
Competing for
Germany
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze at the 2013 World Championships in Lyon, France. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Hero / Idol
German football manager Volker Finke. (sparkassen-team-london.de, 01 Jun 2012)
Other sports
He has played football at national youth level. (jup! Berlin YouTube channel, 19 Jun 2018)
Impairment
He was born without his left hand. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Other information
COMMUNITY WORK
He spent nine months in Tanzania, where he helped to build prosthetics for local people with an impairment. (dbs-npc.de, 07 Sep 2012)

OTHER ACTIVITIES
He serves as a coordinator for the young talents and high-performance sport sections of the Paralympic and Rehabilitation Sports Association Brandenburg in Germany. (bsbrandenburg.de, 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
5 2012 Shot Put F46 14.04
10 2016 Javelin Throw F46 48.84
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
3 2013 Shot Put F46 14.65
5 2013 Discus Throw F46 43.33
5 2015 Discus Throw F46 44.18
7 2015 Javelin Throw F46 47.77
6 2015 Shot Put F46 14.04
2 2017 Shot Put F46 15.31
5 2017 Discus Throw F46 45.87
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
3 2014 Javelin Throw F46 39.14
3 2014 Shot Put F46 13.66
3 2014 Discus Throw F46 46.38
2 2016 Shot Put F46 13.37
5 2016 Discus Throw F44/46 41.41
2 2016 Javelin Throw F46 45.83
1 2018 Shot Put F46 14.94