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VAN LANKVELD Joep
Sport Shooting Para sport
NPC Netherlands   
GenderMen
Age33
Place of BirthHeeswijk-Dinther, NED
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Impaired muscle power
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SH2
Further Personal Information
Residence
Nijmegen, NED
Occupation
Sports Administrator
Languages
Dutch, English, French, German
Higher education
Communications - Fontys University of Applied Sciences: Eindhoven, NED
Sport Specific Information
Why this sport?
His initial involvement in sport was through his brother's football club. He was also introduced to water basketball as part of his rehabilitation before taking up shooting Para sport.
Name of coach
Rolf van der Velde [national]
General Interest
Hobbies
Water basketball. (unieksporten.nl, 01 Jan 2020)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"A good start is half the work, but a good start is only half." (Facebook page, 15 Sep 2017)
Impairment
His impairment is the result of dermatomyositis, a muscular disease he contracted at age six. "Fortunately, it was not a progressive disease, but it did lead to reduced strength and functionality in my muscles." (unieksporten.nl, 01 Jan 2020; kliknieuws.nl, 16 Jun 2017)
Other information
OCCUPATION
He works in the sports participation department of the Dutch Olympic Committee*Dutch Sports Federation [NOC*NSF]. He has also served as treasurer at the SRS Uden water basketball club in the Netherlands. (LinkedIn profile, 12 Jul 2022; srsuden.nl, 10 Jul 2022; dezwijger.nl, 12 Dec 2019; liknieuws.nl, 16 Jun 2017)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
34 2014 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 620.4
38 2014 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 627.3
41 2018 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 615.9
26 2018 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 631.1
51 2019 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 611.5
42 2019 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 629.9
World Cup (Stoke Mandeville)
Rank Year Event Result
11 2015 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 617.4
3 2015 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 189
28 2015 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 621.2
30 2015 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 627.2
27 2015 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 616.7
19 2015 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 627.6
17 2015 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 621.7
28 2015 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 627.9
11 2017 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 613.1
10 2017 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 629.3
35 2018 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 613.0
4 2018 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 211.2
34 2018 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 606.3
30 2018 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 627.6
41 2019 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 611.7
24 2019 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 629.8
18 2021 R9 - 50m Rifle Prone SH2 604.6
25 2021 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 628.1
33 2022 R9 - 50m Rifle Prone SH2 601.9
33 2022 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 628.7
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
32 2013 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 625.7
11 2022 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 631.2
World Ranking (2018/07/01)
Rank Year Event Result
22 2018 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2  
22 2018 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2  
International Shooting Competition of Hannover
Rank Year Event Result
15 2017 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 623.4
6 2017 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 168.0