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FOCKEN Tim
Sport Shooting Para sport
NPC Germany   
GenderMen
Age35
Place of BirthOldenburg, FRG
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Impaired range of motion
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SH2C
Further Personal Information
Family
One son and one daughter
Residence
Oldenburg, GER
Occupation
Athlete, Veteran
Languages
German
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He started competing in Para shooting at the 2013 Warrior Games in Colorado Springs, CO, United States of America.
Why this sport?
He had already been trained how to shoot in the army, so Para shooting seemed like a natural fit.
Club / Team
SV Etzhorn: Oldenburg, GER
Name of coach
Werner Fredehorst [club]; Rudi Krenn [national]
Handedness
Right
General Interest
Other sports
He has competed in Para athletics at international competitions for army veterans. (wiesbadener-tagblatt.de, 01 Feb 2014)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (dbwv.de, 31 Mar 2017)
Impairment
In October 2010 he was shot in his left shoulder while serving with the German armed forces in Kunduz, Afghanistan. The injury resulted in him losing all mobility in his left shoulder and arm. (wiesbadener-tagblatt.de, 01 Feb 2014)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
27 2014 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 630.1
17 2018 R9 - 50m Rifle Prone SH2 610.4
53 2019 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 626.0
4 2019 R9 - 50m Rifle Prone SH2 203.4
World Cup (Stoke Mandeville)
Rank Year Event Result
12 2015 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 616.2
10 2015 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 628.2
24 2015 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 605.1
7 2015 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 103.9
  2015 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2  DNS
34 2015 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 626.7
  2015 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2  DNS
24 2015 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 625.6
32 2015 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 627.3
8 2018 R9 - 50m Rifle Prone SH2 115.6
35 2018 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 627.3
14 2019 R9 - 50m Rifle Prone SH2 613.9
11 2019 R9 - 50m Rifle Prone SH2 615.8
International Shooting Competition of Hannover
Rank Year Event Result
10 2017 R9 - 50m Rifle Prone SH2 609.9
36 2017 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 621.8