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Andrea Scherney

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Higher education
Sports Science - Institute of Sports Science: Vienna, AUT

General interest

Other sports
She won gold in javelin at the 1996 Paralympic Games in Atlanta but retired from the discipline after suffering shoulder injuries. (landjugend.at, 19 Mar 2010)
Other information
AMPUTATION
She had her left leg amputated below the knee after being injured in a motorcycle accident in 1986. (Beijing 2008 Entries, 19 Mar 2010)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Atlanta 1996 Paralympic Games (Atlanta, United States of America)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T42-46 Heat 2 6
Women's Long Jump F42-46 Final Round 5
Women's Shot Put F42-44/46 Final Round 4
Women's Discus Throw F42-44/46 Final Round 9
Women's Javelin F42-44/46 Final Round 1
IPC Athletics World Championships Villeneuve d'Ascq 2002 (Villeneuve d'Ascq, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F42-46 Final Round 2
Women's Discus Throw F42-46 Final Round 3
Women's Long Jump F42-46 Final Round 6
Women's 100 m T44 Final Round 6
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Long Jump F44/46 Final Round 1
Women's Shot Put F42-46 Final Round 5
Women's Discus Throw F42-46 Final Round 9
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Long Jump F44 Final Round 1
Women's Shot Put F42/44 Final Round 3
Women's Discus Throw F42/44 Final Round 4
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T44 Heat 2 3
Women's 100 m T44 Final Round 8
Women's Long Jump F44 Final Round 1
Women's Discus Throw F42-46 Final Round 6
IPC Athletics World Championships Birmingham 1998 (Birmingham, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Long Jump F44 Final Round 1
Women's Shot Put F44 Final Round 1
Women's Javelin F44 Final Round 3
Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games (Sydney, Australia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T44 Final Round 5
Women's Shot Put F44 Final Round 2
Women's Discus Throw F46 Final Round 10
Women's Javelin F44 Final Round 2