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LILLEHAGEN Monica
Sport Shooting Para sport
NPC Norway   
GenderWomen
Age51
Place of BirthGalterud, NOR
Height1.44 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
SH1
Further Personal Information
Languages
Norwegian, Swedish, English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began shooting in 1996 in Kongsvinger, Norway.
Why this sport?
She wanted to get involved in a sport.
Club / Team
Aasa MSL: Flisa, NOR
Name of coach
Malin Westerheim [national]
Handedness
Right
Senior International Debut
Year
1998
Competing for
Norway
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Spain
General Interest
Most influential person in career
Her mother and her coaches. (ostlendingen.no, 21 Feb 2008)
Hero / Idol
Norwegian biathlete Ole Einar Bjorndalen. (Athlete, 08 Feb 2012)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs
She does not walk under ladders. (Athlete, 08 Feb 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Do not wait until tomorrow to do what you can do today." (Athlete, 08 Feb 2012)
Milestones
She became the first Norwegian Para shooter to win a medal at a World Cup event when she won silver in the R2 10m standing air rifle competition at the 2015 event in Fort Benning, GA, United States of America. (SportsDeskOnline, 03 Apr 2020)
Famous relatives
Her mother Margarethe Lillehagen has represented Norway in Para shooting. (utmark.biz, 10 Nov 2008; ostlendingen.no, 21 Feb 2008)
Impairment
She was born with spina bifida. (Athlete, 08 Feb 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
5 2008 Air Rifle Standing SH1 488.3
6 2016 R2 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 119.3
Qualification 2016 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 618.5
Qualification 2016 R8 - 50m Rifle 3 positions SH1 547
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
47 2006 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1  
20 2010 R2 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1  
39 2010 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1  
8 2010 R8 - 50m Rifle 3 positions SH1 643.2
20 2014 R2 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 395.5
71 2014 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 619.8
8 2014 R8 - 50m Rifle 3 positions SH1 378.4
18 2018 R2 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 607.2
16 2018 R8 - 50m Rifle 3 Positions SH1 1086
60 2019 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 623.5
14 2019 R8 - 50m Rifle 3 Positions SH1 1116
16 2019 R2 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 603.8
World Cup (Stoke Mandeville)
Rank Year Event Result
8 2015 R2 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 74.9
21 2015 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 614.1
28 2015 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 602.3
5 2015 R2 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 137.0
11 2015 R2 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 402
11 2015 R8 - 50m Rifle 3 positions SH1 539
51 2015 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 618
48 2015 R6 - 50m Free Rifle Prone SH1 592.2
2 2015 R2 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 200.9
9 2015 R8 - 50m Rifle 3 positions SH1 539.0
26 2015 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 625.1
31 2015 R6 - 50m Free Rifle Prone SH1 603.0
15 2016 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 624.9
8 2016 R2 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 78.1
38 2018 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 618.2
9 2018 R8 - 50m Rifle 3 Positions SH1 1104
12 2018 R2 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 605.8
45 2019 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 622.0
14 2019 R8 - 50m Rifle 3 Positions SH1 1092
15 2019 R2 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 609.2
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
9 2013 R2 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 398.3
32 2013 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 621.6
6 2013 R8 - 50m Rifle 3 positions SH1 389.0
29 2018 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 620.4
10 2018 R2 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 590.1
World Ranking (2018/01/01)
Rank Year Event Result
7 2018 R2 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1  
13 2018 R2 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1  
13 2018 R2 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1  
International Shooting Competition of Hannover
Rank Year Event Result
38 2017 R6 - 50m Free Rifle Prone SH1 581.9
4 2017 R8 - 50m Rifle 3 positions SH1 411.3
43 2017 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 610.3
4 2017 R2 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 199.1