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SCHMIDT Jana
Sport Para athletics
NPC Germany   
GenderWomen
Age45
Place of BirthTeterow, GDR
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T42, F42
Further Personal Information
Family
Son Martin
Residence
Rostock, GER
Occupation
Athlete, Retired
Languages
German
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up athletics after her accident in 2006.
Why this sport?
The sport was initially part of her rehabilitation programme.
Club / Team
1 LAV Rostock: Germany
Name of coach
Peter Schorling [club]; Willi Gernemann [national], GER
Senior International Debut
Year
2007
Competing for
Germany
Location
Manchester, ENG
General Interest
Impairment
She was involved in an accident in 2003 which caused permanent damage to her knees. (ard.ndr.de, 16 Mar 2010; rostock-sport.de, 16 Mar 2010; deutsche-paralympische-mannschaft.de, 2016)
Other information
OCCUPATION
She has worked as a coach for young athletes at LAV Waren/Muritz in Germany. (lvmv.de, 23 May 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
6 2008 Javelin Throw F42-46 29.66
5 2008 Shot Put F42-46 9.01
14 2012 Long Jump T42/44 3.42
3 2012 100m T42 16.19
7 2016 Long Jump T42 3.53
6 2016 100m T42 16.84
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
5 2011 Shot Put F42-44/46 9.11
5 2011 Long Jump F42 3.33
2 2011 100m T42 17.01
2 2013 Long Jump T42 3.87
1 2013 Shot Put F42/44 9.15
2 2013 100m T42 16.24
3 2015 Long Jump T42 3.73
4 2015 100m T42 16.36
European Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
3 2014 100m T42 16.64
3 2014 Long Jump T42 3.67