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COATES Deanna
Sport Shooting Para sport
NPC Great Britain   
GenderWomen
Age68
Place of BirthFarnborough, ENG
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence
Yateley, ENG
Occupation
Health Care Professional
Languages
English
Sport Specific Information
Why this sport?
She enjoys the sport because she only has to rely on herself.
Senior International Debut
Year
1984
Competing for
Great Britain
Location
Stoke Mandeville, ENG
General Interest
Nicknames
Doris, Dimbe, Di (channel4.com, 2012; disabledshooting.org.uk, 2012)
Hero / Idol
British multi-sport Paralympian Isabel Newstead. (worcestershirepartnership.org.uk, 24 Aug 2008)
Awards and honours
She was named a Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire [MBE] in 1996. (NPC, 27 Aug 2012)
Other information
PARALYMPIC VETERAN
She competed at eight consecutive editions of the Paralympic Games between 1984 and 2012. (SportsDeskOnline, 17 Nov 2015; channel4.com, 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
3 1984 Air Rifle 3 Positions 2-6  
2 1984 Air Rifle Kneeling 2-6  
2 1984 Air Rifle Standing 2-6  
1 1988 Air Rifle Standing 2-6  
1 1992 Air Rifle Standing SH1>3  
2 1996 Air Rifle 3x20 SH1 689.7
Preliminary round 1996 Air Rifle Prone SH1 587
1 1996 Air Rifle Standing SH1 491.3
Preliminary round 2000 Air Rifle Prone SH1 596
3 2000 Air Rifle Standing SH1 487.7
7 2004 Air Rifle Standing SH1 482.6
10 2008 Air Rifle Standing SH1 385
9 2012 R2 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 389
42 2012 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 590
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
9 2006 R2 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1  
6 2010 R2 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 490.4
24 2010 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1  
10 2014 R2 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 403.7
World Cup (Stoke Mandeville)
Rank Year Event Result
4 2015 R2 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 157.5
4 2015 R2 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 157.1
13 2015 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 617.2
2 2015 R2 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 201.4
15 2015 R2 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 396.5
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
2 2013 R2 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 202.0