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Andreas Lehmann

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F46

Further personal information

Residence
Berlin, GER
Occupation
Businessperson, Fitness Instructor, Manager, Personal Trainer
Languages
English, German

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up javelin in 2014.
Why this sport?
He started training after a friend told him that javelin throw was a discipline at the Paralympic Games.
Club / Team
PSC Berlin: Germany
Name of coach
Dr. Ralf Otto [club]; Willi Gernemann [national]

General interest

Hobbies
Playing football. (al-personal-training.de, 05 Nov 2013)
Memorable sporting achievement
Qualifying for the 2018 European Championships in Berlin, Germany. (Instagram profile, 10 Jul 2018)
Injuries
He underwent surgery on his leg in December 2017. (Instagram profile, 16 Jan 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"No matter how hard it is, never give up." (Facebook profile, 15 Mar 2018; Instagram profile, 06 Mar 2018)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2018 European Championships in Berlin, Germany and to compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (welt.de, 12 Jul 2018; deutsche-paralympische-mannschaft.de, 2018)
Impairment
At age 18 he lost his left arm after a high voltage accident. (fitx.de, 18 Mar 2015)
Other information
OCCUPATION
He is an independent personal trainer and fitness instructor. He also works as a manager of a gym studio. (Facebook profile, 30 Jun 2018; al-personal-training.de, 05 Nov 2013)