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Sport Shooting Para sport
NPC Germany   
Place of BirthGengenbach, GER
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Short stature
Further Personal Information
Zell, GER
English, German
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He first tried shooting at age 12 in Gengenbach, Germany.
Why this sport?
"There was an Easter event in the shooting club - that's where I discovered sport shooting for myself. Also, in 2012, a friend of mine attended the Paralympic Games in London. That motivated me to do it too."
Club / Team
Sportschützenverein eV Zell am Harmersbach: Germany
Name of coach
Rudi Krenn [national]; Jorg Dietrich [national]; Lothar Abele [national]
Training Regime
He trains at his club on weekdays, and on weekends he often trains at the national shooting centre in Suhl, Germany. He also trains at home using a SCATT digital shooting system provided by his club,
General Interest
Playing chess and video games. (Athlete, 22 Aug 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Qualifying for the 2020 Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 22 Aug 2021)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs
"Listening to my music before the competition and eating my favourite breakfast." (Athlete, 22 Aug 2021)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"There's always a solution." (Athlete, 22 Aug 2021)
To reach the final at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 22 Aug 2021)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
27 2021 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 629.9
11 2021 R9 - 50m Rifle Prone SH2 620.5
World Cup (Lima)
Rank Year Event Result
5 2021 R9 - 50m Rifle Prone SH2 183.0
6 2021 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 167.1
4 2022 R9 - 50m Rifle Prone SH2 204.8
13 2022 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 633.7