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TOBIASSEN Sonja
Sport Shooting Para sport
NPC Norway   
GenderWomen
Age49
Place of BirthStokmarknes, NOR
Height1.70 m
Weight 80 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Impaired muscle power
Classification
SH2
Further Personal Information
Family
Daughter Regine Andrea Isaksen
Residence
Tromsų, NOR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, German, Norwegian, Spanish
Higher education
Nursing - Stord Nursing College: Norway
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began shooting in 2010.
Why this sport?
Three months after first trying the sport, she took part in her first national championships and won a bronze medal. "That's what settled it, I had really got the taste for it."
Club / Team
Kalotten MSL: Norway
Name of coach
Malin Westerheim [national]
General Interest
Nicknames
Dronningen [it is Norwegian for 'Queen', and her first name is the same as the Queen of Norway's name, Sonja]. (Athlete, 08 Feb 2012)
Most influential person in career
Norwegian shooting coach Tor Erik Iversen. (Athlete, 08 Feb 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Everything is possible, the impossible just takes a little more time." (Athlete, 08 Feb 2012)
Awards and honours
In November 2016 she was presented with His Majesty the King's Trophy after she was named the Top Female Shooter by the Norwegian Shooting Association. (vol.no, 03 Nov 2016)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (vol.no, 03 Nov 2016)
Impairment
She has progressive limb girdle muscular dystrophy, which reduces muscular strength. She first experienced symptoms at age 26. (Athlete, 08 Feb 2012, 08 Dec 2011)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
13 2012 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 599
26 2012 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 586
Qualification 2016 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 624.0
Qualification 2016 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 627.7
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
  2014 R9 - 50m Rifle Prone SH2  DSQ
17 2014 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 627.5
23 2014 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 630.5
24 2019 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 624.8
52 2019 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 626.9
World Cup (Antalya)
Rank Year Event Result
6 2015 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 123.3
10 2015 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 628.5
13 2015 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 626.4
10 2015 R9 - 50m Rifle Prone SH2 608.9
8 2015 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 82.7
5 2015 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 145.9
5 2015 R9 - 50m Rifle Prone SH2 605.6
33 2015 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 627.1
16 2016 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 622.5
23 2016 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 623.6
33 2016 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 612.4
35 2016 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 622.5
26 2018 R9 - 50m Rifle Prone SH2 603.3
17 2018 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 623.4
35 2018 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 625.8
33 2018 R9 - 50m Rifle Prone SH2 573.4
6 2018 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 165.3
26 2018 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 628.6
17 2019 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 625.6
19 2019 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 631.5
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
10 2013 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 624.8
16 2013 R9 - 50m Rifle Prone SH2 608.6
11 2013 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 631.4
9 2018 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 624.5
16 2018 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 629.7