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Christoph Sommer

Athletics
1

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T46

Further personal information

Family
Son Oliver
Residence
Bern, SUI
Occupation
Planner
Languages
German, English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 1994.

International debut

Year
1994
Competing for
Switzerland
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Berlin, GER

General interest

Impairment
His left arm was amputated below the elbow in 1979 after he was involved in an accident. (christophsommer.ch, 23 Aug 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships Birmingham 1998 (Birmingham, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Marathon T46 Final Round 4
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 5000 m T46 Final Round 7
Men's 1500 m T46 Heat 2 9
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 5000 m T46 Final Round 6
Men's 1500 m T46 Heat 2 9999
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 5000 m T46 Final Round 6
Men's 1500 m T46 Final Round 9
IPC Athletics World Championships Villeneuve d'Ascq 2002 (Villeneuve d'Ascq, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 5000 m T46 Final Round 3
Men's 1500 m T46 Heat 2 7
Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games (Sydney, Australia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Marathon T46 Final Round 8
Men's 5000 m T46 Final Round 6
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Marathon T46 Final 2011-01-30 9999
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Marathon T46 Final Round 2012-09-09 11
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Marathon T46 Final Round 2016-09-18 6