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Frank Heitmeyer

Shooting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Impaired muscle power
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SH2, SH1

Further personal information

Occupation
Finance
Languages
German, English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began shooting in 1983 at age 13 at SG Brockhausen in Bad Essen, Germany.
Why this sport?
"I went to a shooting week for able-bodied shooters in Bremerhaven, Germany in 2006. In this event able-bodied and disabled shooters start together. There I got qualification for the German Masters for disabled shooters. This was the beginning."
Club / Team
SV Stockum-Luestringen: Germany
Handedness
Right

International debut

Year
2007
Competing for
Germany

General interest

Nicknames
Toens (Athlete, 04 Apr 2011)
Hero / Idol
German shooter Ralf Schumann. (Athlete, 04 Apr 2011)
Impairment
He has paralysis in his left arm as the result of a motorcycle accident in 1986. (Athlete, 04 Apr 2011)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Air Pistol SH1 Qualification 28
Mixed Sport Pistol SH1 Qualification 23
2010 IPC Shooting World Championships (Zagreb, Croatia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed 25m Sport Pistol SH1 Qualification 2010-07-18 23
Mixed 50m Free Pistol SH1 Qualification 2010-07-21 37
Men's 10m Air Pistol SH1 Qualification 2010-07-23 57
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
P1 - Men's 10 m Air Pistol SH1 Qualification 2012-08-30 28
P3 - Mixed 25 m Pistol SH1 Qualification 2012-09-03 13
P4 - Mixed 50 m Pistol SH1 Qualification 2012-09-06 29
2014 IPC Shooting World Championships (Suhl, Germany)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 10m Air Pistol SH1 Qualification 2014-07-20 16
Mixed 25m Pistol SH1 Qualification 2014-07-22 12
Mixed Air Pistol Standard SH1 Qualification 2014-07-25 2