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Brigitte Kroell

Para dance sport

Biography

Impairment information

Classification
L&F2

Further personal information

Languages
German

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2010 in Vienna, Austria.
Why this sport?
"I wanted to dance for a long time before it finally became available in my city."
Club / Team
Vienna Rolli-Dancedream: Austria
Coach from which country?
Austria
Coach from what year?
2011

International debut

Year
2013
Competing for
Austria

General interest

Nicknames
Gitti (Athlete, 28 Nov 2013)
Awards and honours
In 2014 and 2017 she was named Impaired Athlete of the Year at the Vienna Sportstars Gala in Austria. (sport-oesterreich.at, 04 Oct 2017)
Other sports
She has played wheelchair basketball at club level in Austria. (paralympic.org, 04 Nov 2014)
Impairment
Her impairment is the result of osteomyelitis [a bone infection]. (Athlete, 28 Nov 2013)
Other information
DANCE PARTNER
Her dance partner is Werner Kaiser, who she met through playing wheelchair basketball. In 2010 she heard about Para dance training session taking place in Vienna, Austria, and invited him to join her. (wheelchairdancesportteam-austria.at, 11 Jan 2019; paralympic.org, 04 Nov 2014)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2013 IPC Wheelchair Dance Sport World Championships (Tokyo, Japan)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Duo Latin Class 2 Final 2013-12-07 10
Mixed Duo Standard Class 2 Final 2013-12-08 7
2015 IPC Wheelchair Dance Sport World Championships (Rome, Italy)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Single Class 2 Final 2015-11-07 11
Malle 2017 World Para Dance Sport World Championships (Malle, Belgium)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Duo Standard Class 2 Final 2017-10-21 8
Duo Latin Class 2 Final 2017-10-22 7