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Gemma Buchholz

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
Gold Coast, QLD, AUS
Occupation
Child Carer

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began competing in 2003.
Club / Team
Roller Blaze: Gold Coast, QLD, AUS
Name of coach
Iryna Dvoskina [national]

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. (paralympic.org.au, 17 Dec 2009)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Dream, believe and achieve. Live life to the fullest." (paralympic.org.au, 17 Dec 2009)
Famous relatives
Her brother Ben has competed at elite level in triathlon in Australia. (paralympic.org.au, 17 Dec 2009)
Impairment
Her spinal cord was injured in a car accident. (paralympic.org, 12 Nov 2010)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m T52 Heat 1 4
Women's 200 m T52 Final Round 6
Women's 400 m T52 Heat 2 4
Women's 400 m T52 Final Round 5
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T52 Final Round 4
Women's 200 m T52 Final Round 4
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T52 Final Round 8
Women's 200 m T52 Final Round 8