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PANKHURST Mandy
Sport Shooting Para sport
NPC Great Britain   
GenderWomen
Age60
Place of BirthHaslemere, ENG
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SH1
Further Personal Information
Languages
English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began shooting in 2005.
Why this sport?
"I got involved at the UK Inter Spinal Unit Games, where I was accused of having shot before. I'd found something I enjoyed, was told I was a natural and got addicted. It went from there."
Name of coach
Pasan Kularatne [national]
General Interest
Nicknames
The Pank (paralympics.channel4.com, 14 Aug 2012)
Most influential person in career
British Para shooter Deanna Coates, coach Louise Minett. (paralympics.channel4.com, 14 Aug 2012)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs
She likes the kit box she has on the firing point to be organised in a particular way. (paralympics.channel4.com, 14 Aug 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Never give up." (paralympics.channel4.com, 14 Aug 2012)
Impairment
In 2004 she sustained spinal cord injuries in a horse riding accident while on holiday in Australia. (paralympics.channel4.com, 14 Aug 2012)
Other information
OTHER ACTIVITIES
She has served as a committee member for Disability Shooting Great Britain. (disabilityshooting-gb.org, 28 Sep 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
16 2012 R2 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 380
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
19 2010 R2 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1  
8 2014 R2 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 74.5
82 2014 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 609.5
World Cup (Stoke Mandeville)
Rank Year Event Result
7 2015 R2 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 95.4
12 2015 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 617.4
4 2015 R2 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 157.4
13 2015 R2 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 390.4
41 2015 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 617.3
  2017 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1  DNS
4 2017 R8 - 50m Rifle 3 positions SH1 408.2
8 2017 R2 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 114.0
18 2017 R6 - 50m Free Rifle Prone SH1 601.6
11 2018 R2 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 579.5
41 2018 R6 - 50m Free Rifle Prone SH1 600.4
5 2018 R8 - 50m Rifle 3 Positions SH1 400.6
13 2019 R8 - 50m Rifle 3 Positions SH1 1092
23 2019 R2 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 583.5
21 2019 R6 - 50m Free Rifle Prone SH1 611.5
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
19 2013 R2 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 389.4
21 2013 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 624.5
World Ranking (2018/01/01)
Rank Year Event Result
25 2018 R2 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1  
9 2018 R8 - 50m Rifle 3 Positions SH1  
31 2018 R2 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1  
14 2018 R8 - 50m Rifle 3 Positions SH1  
31 2018 R2 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1  
14 2018 R8 - 50m Rifle 3 Positions SH1