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BUCHHOLZ Gemma
Sport Para athletics
NPC Australia   
GenderWomen
Age39
Place of BirthLithgow, AUS
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Residence
Gold Coast, QLD, AUS
Occupation
Child Carer
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began competing in 2003.
Club / Team
Roller Blaze: Gold Coast, QLD, AUS
Name of coach
Iryna Dvoskina [national]
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. (paralympic.org.au, 17 Dec 2009)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Dream, believe and achieve. Live life to the fullest." (paralympic.org.au, 17 Dec 2009)
Famous relatives
Her brother Ben has competed at elite level in triathlon in Australia. (paralympic.org.au, 17 Dec 2009)
Impairment
Her spinal cord was injured in a car accident. (paralympic.org, 12 Nov 2010)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
6 2004 200m T52 43.81 
5 2004 400m T52 1:22.67 
8 2008 200m T52 44.57
8 2008 100m T52 24.64
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
4 2006 100m T52 23.87
4 2006 200m T52 44.43