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Franziska Liebhardt

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Impaired range of motion
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F37, T37

Further personal information

Residence
Leverkusen, GER
Languages
German

Sport specific information

Club / Team
TSV Bayer 04 Leverkusen: Germany
Name of coach
Steffi Nerius [club], GER; Willi Gernemann [national], GER

General interest

Hobbies
Reading, spending time with her dog. (tsvbayer04.de, 22 Jan 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Breaking the European record in the F36-38 shot put at the 2015 Grand Prix event in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (emirates247.com, 23 Feb 2015)
Other sports
She has competed in volleyball at national level in Germany. (deutschlandradiokultur.de, 08 Jun 2014)
Impairment
In 2009 she was diagnosed with an autoimmune disease that caused her lungs and kidneys to fail. Her father donated a kidney, and she received two lungs from a donor who had passed away. (franziska-liebhardt.jimdo.com, 20 Sep 2015; mainpost.de, 20 Aug 2013)
Other information
ORGAN DONATION
Her life was saved thanks to organ donors, and she has since begun working as an ambassador for organ donation in Germany. Part of her role involves visiting schools to give students lessons and talks on organ donation. "No matter whether someone is for or against organ donation, it is crucial the decision is made by the individual." (franziska-liebhardt.jimdo.com, 20 Sep 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F37 Final 1 2015-10-23 2
Women's Long Jump T37 Final 1 2015-10-28 2
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F37 Final Round 2016-09-13 1
Women's Long Jump T37 Final Round 2016-09-14 2