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HERZOG Christoph
Sport Sitting Volleyball
NPC Germany   
GenderMen
Age35
Place of BirthLeipzig, GDR
Height1.85 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Classification
MD
Further Personal Information
Family
One daughter
Languages
English, French, German
Higher education
Management - FA Leipzig: Germany
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began playing sitting volleyball in 1994 in Leipzig, Germany.
Why this sport?
"My uncle also has an impairment and this was the reason. I enjoy it because it's responsive, technical and team-based."
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Setter
Senior International Debut
Year
2006
Competing for
Germany
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Roermond, NED
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto
"One should always have something to be happy for." (olympiastuetzpunkt-leipzig.de, 30 May 2014)
Awards and honours
He received the Silbernes Lorbeerblatt [Silver Laurel Leaf] in Germany in recognition of his bronze medal at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (saar-report.de, 07 Nov 2012)
Other information
RETIREMENT
He retired from competitive sitting volleyball in late 2016. (nationalmannschaft-sitzvolleyball.de, 20 Dec 2016)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
3 2012 Team  
6 2016 Team  
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
2 2015 Team