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NICOLEITZIK Nicole
Sport Para athletics
NPC Germany   
GenderWomen
Age23
Place of BirthSaarlouis, GER
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Ataxia
Classification
T38, F38
Further Personal Information
Residence
Germany
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
English, German
Higher education
Child Care - SBBZ Saarbrucken: Germany
Sport Specific Information
Why this sport?
She followed her sister Claudia into the sport.
Club / Team
TV Puttlingen: Germany
Name of coach
Evi Raubuch [club]; Willi Gernemann [national]
General Interest
Hero / Idol
Her older sister and German Para sprinter Claudia Nicoleitzik. (saarbruecker-zeitung.de, 30 Aug 2016)
Injuries
She was sidelined for a few weeks in early 2018 due to an infection. She returned to training in March that year. (lsvs.de, May 2018)
Famous relatives
Her older sister Claudia Nicoleitzik won medals for Germany in athletics at the Paralympic Games in 2008 [two silver], 2012 [two bronze] and 2016 [one silver and one bronze]. (SportsDeskOnline, 23 May 2017; sportstiftung-saar.de, 01 Jul 2015)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (lsvs.de, May 2018)
Impairment
She has ataxia, which is a term used for a group of conditions that affect coordination, balance and speech. (deutsche-paralympische-mannschaft.de, 2016)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Round 1 2016 100m T38 14.49
10 2016 Long Jump T38 4.05
4 2016 4 x 100m Relay T35-38 56.04
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 2018 200m T36 31.87
1 2018 100m T36 15.60