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Daniela Schulte

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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S11, SB11, SM11

Further personal information

Family
Husband Christian, twins Linus and Louis
Other names
Daniela Rohle
Residence
Berlin, GER
Languages
French, German, English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began competing in Para swimming competitions at age 13.
Why this sport?
She was looking for a sport that would act as a balance for school.

International debut

Year
1995
Competing for
Germany
Tournament
European Championships
Location
France

General interest

Injuries
She suffered from bronchitis for three weeks between February and March in 2016. (Facebook page, 15 Mar 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Live in the moment." (Athlete, 04 Apr 2011)
Awards and honours
She was Germany's flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (jtfp.de, 29 Aug 2012)

In 2012 she was given the Order of Merit of the state of Berlin, as an ambassador of sports for Germany and the city of Berlin. (Facebook page, 26 May 2015)

She was named the 2012 Female Athlete of the Year in Berlin. (Facebook page, 26 May 2015)

She has received the Silbernes Lorbeerblatt [Silver Laurel Leaf], a German badge of honour, four times [1996, 2001, 2008, 2012] for her sporting achievements. (Facebook page, 26 May 2015)
Impairment
As a child she was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa. (berliner-schwimmteam.de, 09 Jun 2011)
Other information
CAREER BREAK
Following the 2000 Paralympic Games in Sydney she stopped competing for a number of years in order to spend time with her husband and raise their children. She returned to competitive action in 2007. (Athlete, 04 Apr 2011)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 50 m Freestyle S11 Heat 1 5
Women's 50 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 6
Women's 100 m Freestyle S11 Heat 2 2
Women's 100 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 3
IPC Swimming World Championships Eindhoven 2010 (Eindhoven, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 50 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 4
Women's 50 m Freestyle S11 Heat 1 1
Women's 400 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 1
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM11 Final Round 1
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM11 Heat 2 1
Women's 100 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 3
Women's 100 m Freestyle S11 Heat 1 1
Women's 100 m Butterfly S11 Final Round 1
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB11 Final Round 3
Women's 100 m Backstroke S11 Heat 2 1
Women's 100 m Backstroke S11 Final Round 3
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB11 Heat 2 2
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 2012-08-31 6
Women's 100 m Freestyle S11 Heat 1 2012-08-31 1
Women's 50 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 2012-09-01 7
Women's 50 m Freestyle S11 Heat 1 2012-09-01 2
Women's 100 m Backstroke S11 Heat 2 2012-09-02 2
Women's 100 m Backstroke S11 Final Round 2012-09-02 4
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB11 Final Round 2012-09-03 4
Women's 100 m Breaststroke SB11 Heat 1 2012-09-03 3
Women's 400 m Freestyle S11 Heat 2 2012-09-07 1
Women's 400 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 2012-09-07 1
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM11 Heat 3 2012-09-08 1
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM11 Final Round 2012-09-08 2
2013 IPC Swimming World Championships (Montreal, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Backstroke S11 Final 1 2013-08-12 2
Women's 50 m Freestyle S11 Heat 1 2013-08-13 4
Women's 50 m Freestyle S11 Final 1 2013-08-13 4
Women's 400 m Freestyle S11 Final 1 2013-08-14 1
Women's 100 m Freestyle S11 Final 1 2013-08-15 2
Women's 100 m Freestyle S11 Heat 2 2013-08-15 2
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM11 Final 1 2013-08-18 2
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM11 Heat 1 2013-08-18 1
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Freestyle S11 Heat 1 2015-07-13 2
Women's 100 m Freestyle S11 Final 1 2015-07-13 2
Women's 400 m Freestyle S11 Final 1 2015-07-14 1
Women's 100 m Backstroke S11 Heat 1 2015-07-15 2
Women's 100 m Backstroke S11 Final 1 2015-07-15 2
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM11 Final 1 2015-07-16 2
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM11 Heat 1 2015-07-16 1
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m Backstroke S11 Heat 2 2016-09-09 4
Women's 400 m Freestyle S11 Heat 1 2016-09-10 2
Women's 400 m Freestyle S11 Final Round 2016-09-10 5
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM11 Heat 2 2016-09-16 3
Women's 200 m Individual Medley SM11 Final Round 2016-09-16 7