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Christoph Weber



Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency

Further personal information

Moosburg, GER
Higher education
Mechanical Engineering - TU München: Munich, GER

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began competitive swimming in 1994 in Moosburg.
Why this sport?
He began swimming as rehabilitation.
Club / Team
SG Moosburg: Moosburg, GER
Name of coach
Martin Schwaiger

General interest

Recreational swimming, playing the trumpet, photography, music recording, video editing, diving, motor boating, singing. (, 17 Nov 2011)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Carpe diem [seize the day]." (, 17 Nov 2011)
Awards and honours
He was named Stadtmeister von Moosburg [Master of the city of Moosburg] for 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008, and Vereinsmeister der SG-Moosburg [Master of the club SG-Moosburg] for 2006, 2007 and 2008. (, 23 Mar 2010)

He was voted Freising Athlete of the Year for 2003 by readers of the Freisinger Tagblattes [Freisinger Daily News]. (, 23 Mar 2010)
He's missing the fingers and the palm of his left hand. (, 23 Mar 2010)


Unit Date Rank
IPC Swimming World Championships Durban 2006 (Durban, South Africa)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 50 m Freestyle S10 Heats 23
Men's 100 m Backstroke S10 Heats 18
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB9 Heats 10
Men's 100 m Butterfly S10 Heats 18
Men's 100 m Freestyle S10 Heats 29
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34 pts Heats 5
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34 pts Final Round 5
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM10 Heat 1 6
Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB9 Heat 2 6
Men's 4x100 m Medley 34 pts Heat 2 5