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Deanna Coates

Shooting
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Biography

Impairment information

Classification
SH1

Sport specific information

Why this sport?
She enjoys the sport because she only has to rely on herself.
Name of coach
Pasan Kularatne [national]

International debut

Year
1984
Competing for
Great Britain
Location
Stoke Mandeville

General interest

Nicknames
Doris, Dimbe, Di (channel4.com, 2012; disabledshooting.org.uk, 2012)
Memorable sporting achievement
Attending the opening ceremony of the 1988 Paralympic Games in Seoul. (NPC, 27 Aug 2012)
Hero / Idol
British multi-sport Paralympian Isabel Newstead. (worcestershirepartnership.org.uk, 24 Aug 2008)
Awards and honours
She was named a Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire [MBE] in 1996. (NPC, 27 Aug 2012)
Other information
PARALYMPIC VETERAN
She made her Paralympic Games debut at the 1984 Games, and went on to appear at eight consecutive editions of the event until the 2012 Games in London. (SportsDeskOnline, 17 Nov 2015; channel4.com, 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Stoke Mandeville & New York 1984 Paralympic Games (Stoke Mandeville (GBR), New York (USA), Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Air Rifle Standing 2-6 Final Round 2
Women's Air Rifle Kneeling 2-6 Final Round 2
Women's Air Rifle Prone 2-6 Final Round 5
Women's Air Rifle 3 Positions 2-6 Final Round 3
Atlanta 1996 Paralympic Games (Atlanta, United States of America)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Air Rifle Standing SH1 Final Round 1
Mixed Air Rifle Prone SH1 Preliminary 35
Women's Air Rifle 3x20 SH1 Preliminary 2
Women's Air Rifle 3x20 SH1 Final Round 2
Women's Air Rifle Standing SH1 Preliminary 1
Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games (Sydney, Australia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Air Rifle Standing SH1 Preliminary 3
Women's Air Rifle Standing SH1 Final Round 3
Mixed Air Rifle Prone SH1 Preliminary 12
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Air Rifle Standing SH1 Preliminary 5
Women's Air Rifle Standing SH1 Final Round 7
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Air Rifle Standing SH1 Qualification 10
Barcelona 1992 Paralympic Games (Barcelona, Spain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Air Rifle 3x40 SH2 Final Round 4
Mixed Air Rifle Standing SH1>3 Preliminary 1
Mixed Air Rifle Standing SH1>3 Final Round 1
Mixed Air Rifle 3x40 SH2 Preliminary 4
Seoul 1988 Paralympic Games (Seoul, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Air Rifle Standing 2-6 Final Round 1
Women's Air Rifle 3 Positions 2-6 Final Round 6
Women's Air Rifle Prone 2-6 Final Round 12
Women's Air Rifle Kneeling 2-6 Final Round 6
2010 IPC Shooting World Championships (Zagreb, Croatia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Team R2 - Women's 10m Air Rifle standing SH1 Final 2010-07-17 2
Women's 10m Air Rifle standing SH1 Qualification 2010-07-17 5
Team R3 - Mixed 10m Air Rifle prone SH1 Final 2010-07-19 1
Mixed 10m Air Rifle prone SH1 Qualification 2010-07-19 22
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
R2 - Women's 10 m Air Rifle Standing SH1 Qualification 2012-08-30 9
R3 - Mixed 10 m Air Rifle Prone SH1 Qualification 2012-09-01 42
2014 IPC Shooting World Championships (Suhl, Germany)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 10m Air Rifle standing SH1 Qualification 2014-07-19 10
Team R2 - Women's 10m Air Rifle standing SH1 Qualification 2014-07-19 1