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Christoph Bausch

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T44

Further personal information

Residence
Pfäffikon, SUI
Languages
German

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up athletics in 2004.
Why this sport?
He was inspired to try athletics after watching and reading about the 2000 Paralympic Games in Sydney.
Club / Team
Turnvereins Pfaffikon-Freienbach : Switzerland
Name of coach
Paul Odermatt [national]
Coach from which country?
Switzerland

International debut

Year
2005
Competing for
Switzerland
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Espoo

General interest

Sporting philosophy / motto
"Today rather than tomorrow." (swissparalympic.ch, 23 Jul 2012)
Awards and honours
He injured his foot in January 2012. (drs.ch, 19 Aug 2012)
Impairment
His lower right leg was amputated after a truck rolled over it in March 2002. He had been working as a landscaper and was helping construct a wall of large stone blocks when the accident happened. (christoph-bausch.ch, 01 Sep 2012)
Other information
RETIREMENT
He announced his retirement from competitive para-athletics in December 2013. (swissparalympic.ch, 12 Dec 2013)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T44 Heat 1 3
Men's 200 m T44 Final Round 7
Men's 200 m T44 Heat 1 3
Men's 100 m T44 Final Round 5
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m T44 Final Round 8
Men's 200 m T44 Heat 2 4
Men's 100 m T44 Final Round 6
Men's 100 m T44 Heat 2 3
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m T44 Heat 1 2011-01-23 9999
Men's 100 m T44 Heat 3 2011-01-25 4
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m T44 Heat 2 2012-09-01 4
Men's 200 m T44 Final Round 2012-09-02 6
Men's 100 m T44 Heat 3 2012-09-05 4
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m T44 Semifinal 1 2013-07-20 5
Men's 200 m T44 Final 1 2013-07-21 7
Men's 100 m T44 Semifinal 1 2013-07-22 8
Men's 100 m T44 Final 1 2013-07-23 8