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WEDIN Viktoria
Sport Shooting Para sport
NPC Sweden   
GenderWomen
Age49
Place of BirthSundsvall, SWE
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Impaired muscle power
Classification
SH2
Further Personal Information
Residence
Stockholm, SWE
Occupation
Administrator
Languages
Swedish
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She has been an elite shooter since 1993.
Why this sport?
"My father wanted me to try a sport that he understood. He did not like horses, or swimming, so it had to be shooting. At first I did not like it, but then it began to go very well."
Club / Team
Djuro SSF: Sweden
Name of coach
Marcus Aberg [national]
Coach from which country?
Sweden
General Interest
Nicknames
Vicki (mynewsdesk.com, 16 Mar 2010)
Hobbies
Shopping, spending time with friends. (vakanser.se, 04 Feb 2014)
Hero / Idol
Swedish high jumper Kajsa Bergqvist. (st.nu, 21 Dec 2005)
Awards and honours
In 2005 she became the first para-athlete to win Swedish newspaper Sundsvalls Tidning's ST Trophy award. (st.nu, 21 Dec 2005)
Impairment
She was born with a muscle impairment. (vakanser.se, 04 Feb 2014)
Other information
BREAK
She took a break from competitive shooting in 2012, but she returned to the sport in 2014. (nvp.se, 26 Jan 2014)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Preliminary round 1996 Air Rifle 3x40 SH2 1183
6 1996 Air Rifle Prone SH2 699.7
4 1996 Air Rifle Standing SH2 697.3
7 2004 Air Rifle Prone SH2 703.5
3 2004 Air Rifle Standing SH2 702.7
3 2008 Air Rifle Prone SH2 704.1
10 2008 Air Rifle Standing SH2 596
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 2006 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 705.8
9 2006 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2  
7 2006 R9 - 50m Rifle Prone SH2 679.5
5 2010 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 701.8
28 2010 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2