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WEDDE Jörg
Sport Para ice hockey
NPC Germany   
GenderMen
Age57
Place of BirthÖlsburg, FRG
Height1.80 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Family
Partner Ulrike, children Leven and Lioba
Residence
Hanover, GER
Occupation
Medical Professional
Languages
English, German
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2002 in Hanover, Germany.
Why this sport?
"In October 2002 a friend took me to a game, and I knew straight away that it was my sport."
Club / Team
ERC Hanover : Germany
Name of coach
Andreas Pokorny [national], GER
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Forward
Senior International Debut
Year
2003
Competing for
Germany
Opponent
Czech Republic
Tournament
World Cup Qualification
Location
Ceské Budejovice, CZE
General Interest
Most influential person in career
German Para ice hockey player Gerd Bleidorn. (Athlete, 26 Feb 2013)
Impairment
He lost both legs after falling under a train in 1978. (haz.de, 29 Oct 2014; Athlete, 26 Feb 2013)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
4 2006 Team  
World Championship
Rank Year Event Result
5 2008 Team  
8 2008/2009 Team  
6 2015 Team  
7 2017 Team  
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
6 2011 Team  
6 2016 Team