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GEJL Berit
Sport Shooting Para sport
NPC Denmark   
GenderWomen
Age53
Place of BirthEsbjerg, DEN
Height1.67 m
Weight 103 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Classification
SH1
Further Personal Information
Residence
Esbjerg, DEN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Danish, German, English
Higher education
Music - Institute of Musical Art: Copenhagen, DEN
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2007 at Helle Skytteforening in Denmark.
Club / Team
Helle Skytteforening: Denmark
Name of coach
Steen Hansen [national], DEN
Senior International Debut
Year
2009
Competing for
Denmark
Tournament
World Cup
Location
Poland
General Interest
Injuries
She underwent 10 operations on her spine between 1986 and 2004. (Athlete, 04 Apr 2011)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Kick life, before it kicks you." (Athlete, 23 Apr 2012)
Impairment
She is paralysed in her left leg after it became infected during an operation. (Athlete, 04 Apr 2011)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
31 2012 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 595
46 2012 R6 - 50m Free Rifle Prone SH1 567