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VOIT Simon
Sport Shooting Para sport
NPC Germany   
GenderMen
Age37
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SH1A
Further Personal Information
Residence
Germany
Higher education
Mechanical Engineering - Regensburg University of Applied Sciences: Regensburg, GER
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began shooting at age 12 and was also an avid alpine skier. After his accident he took up alpine skiing first in 2001, before starting shooting again in 2006.
Club / Team
SG Obing: Germany
Name of coach
Manfred Göhres
Coach from which country?
Germany
General Interest
Hobbies
He has been a singer in a band [called Falling Down] since he was 15. (simon-voit.de, 10 Mar 2006)
Ambitions
He wants to develop and optimise knee prostheses. (hs-regensburg.de, 07 Oct 2008)
Impairment
His left leg was amputated in 2000 after a motorcycle accident. (planet-beruf.de, 30 Dec 2009)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
19 2008 Air Rifle Standing SH1 576
15 2008 Free Rifle 3x40 SH1 1123
9 2008 Free Rifle Prone SH1 586