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Birgit Pohl

Athletics
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Biography

Further personal information

Family
Her husband Andreas
Residence
Gera, GER
Occupation
Economist
Languages
German, Russian, English
Higher education
Mathematics

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
In 1961 in Neustadt an der Orla, Germany.
Why this sport?
Her friends invited her.
Club / Team
TSV 1886 Gera-Leumnitz e.V.: Gera, GER
Name of coach
Andreas Pohl
Coach from which country?
Germany
Coach from what year?
1999
Training Regime
Ten hours a week.

International debut

Year
1993
Location
Nottingham

General interest

Hobbies
Working in the garden, reading. (Athlete, 10 Feb 2011)
Memorable sporting achievement
Medalling at two Paralympic Games in Atlanta in 1996 and in Sydney in 2000. (Athlete, 10 Feb 2011)
Awards and honours
She has been decorated with the Silberne Lorbeerblatt Award three times. (Athlete, 10 Feb 2011)
Other sports
Swimming. (Athlete, 10 Feb 2011)
Ambitions
To do her best in her job. (Athlete, 10 Feb 2011)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Atlanta 1996 Paralympic Games (Atlanta, United States of America)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F32-33 Final Round 1
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Javelin F33/34/52/53 Final Round 3
Women's Discus Throw F32-34/51-53 Final Round 4
Women's Shot Put F32-34/52/53 Final Round 2
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Javelin F33/34/52/53 Final Round 8
Women's Discus Throw F32-34/51-53 Final Round 5
Women's Shot Put F32-34/52/53 Final Round 5
IPC Athletics World Championships Villeneuve d'Ascq 2002 (Villeneuve d'Ascq, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Javelin F33/34/52/53 Final Round 1
Women's Discus Throw F33/34/51-53 Final Round 2
Women's Shot Put F32-34/53 Final Round 3
Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games (Sydney, Australia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw F33-34 Final Round 1
IPC Athletics World Championships Birmingham 1998 (Birmingham, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Javelin F34 Final Round 1
Women's Discus Throw F34 Final Round 1
Women's Shot Put F34 Final Round 1
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F32-34 Final 2011-01-23 4
Women's Javelin F33/34/52/53 Final 2011-01-28 6