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Anett Jelitte



Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency

Further personal information

Magdeburg, GER

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began playing sitting volleyball in 2007. In 2011 she switched to shot put.
Why this sport?
During her stay in hospital, a decathlete encouraged her to try an athletics training session. She took up the offer and realised she was good at shot put.
Club / Team
HSV Medizin Magdeburg: Germany
Name of coach
Frank Weissleder, Christian Wischer

General interest

Reading, music, exercising. (, 17 Jul 2012)
An injury disrupted her training schedule throughout March 2013. (, 12 Jun 2013)

She injured her back during the 2011 European Sitting Volleyball Championships in Rotterdam, Netherlands. It took her six weeks to recover from the injury. (, 12 Jul 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"I need to do sports in any form or manner." (, 27 Jul 2012)
Other sports
She was captain of the German sitting volleyball team that competed at the 2009 and 2011 European Championships, and the 2010 World Championships. (, 12 Jul 2012)
In 1996 she tore the cruciate ligament in her left leg while playing handball. During surgery she contracted a bacterial infection, which led to the amputation of the limb. (, 08 Feb 2012)


Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F42/44 Final 1 2013-07-24 4