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Frances Herrmann

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
F34

Further personal information

Family
Son Henry [2020]
Residence
Cottbus, GER
Languages
German, English
Higher education
Social Work Studies - Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg: Germany

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up Para athletics in 2006.
Club / Team
BPRSV Cottbus: Germany
Name of coach
Ralf Paulo [club]; Marion Peters [national]

International debut

Year
2008
Competing for
Germany
Tournament
Paralympic Games
Location
Beijing, CHN

General interest

Most influential person in career
Coach Ralf Paulo. (teamdeutschland-paralympics.de, 14 Oct 2020)
Injuries
She had to withdraw from the 2017 World Championships in London, England, because of a shoulder injury. (niederlausitz-aktuell.de, 12 Jul 2017)
Awards and honours
In 2017 she was presented with the Verdienstorden des Landes Brandenburg [Order of Merit of the state of Brandenburg, Germany], the highest honour awarded in the state. (stadtsportbund-cottbus.de, 20 Jun 2017)

In 2009 she was named Elite Sports Student of the Year in Cottbus, Germany. (frances-herrmann.de, 2009)

In 2009 she was included in the Golden Book of Lubbenau and Cottbus. (frances-herrmann.de, 2009)

She was named 2008 Sportswoman of the Year of Cottbus, Germany. (sportschule-cottbus.de, 28 Jan 2009)

In 2008 she was presented with the Silberne Lorbeerblatt [Silver Laurel Leaf] in Germany. (Athlete, 10 Feb 2011)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (teamdeutschland-paralympics.de, 14 Oct 2020)
Impairment
She has cerebral palsy as a result of her premature birth. (lr-online.de, 11 Sep 2008)
Other information
OCCUPATION
She serves as the head of the young people's section for the Brandenburg Prevention and Rehabilitation Sports Association in Germany. (teamdeutschland-paralympics.de, 14 Oct 2020; bsbrandenburg.de, 05 Feb 2020; bsbrandenburg.de, 2018)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F32-34/52/53 Final Round 10
Women's Discus Throw F32-34/51-53 Final Round 2
Women's Javelin F33/34/52/53 Final Round 7
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F32-34 Final 2011-01-23 8
Women's Javelin F33/34/52/53 Final 2011-01-28 5
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Javelin F52/53/33/34 Final Round 2012-09-03 5
Women's Shot Put F32-34 Final Round 2012-09-06 8
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Javelin F33/34 Final 1 2013-07-23 6
Women's Shot Put F32-34 Final 1 2013-07-26 8
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F34 Final 1 2015-10-22 5
Women's Javelin F34 Final 1 2015-10-29 3
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Javelin F34 Final Round 2016-09-09 3
Women's Shot Put F34 Final Round 2016-09-14 6