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Hanna Laura Magdalena Wichmann

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Impaired muscle power
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
F32

Further personal information

Family
One daughter
Occupation
Athlete, Logistics
Languages
English, German

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up Para athletics in 2010 at the Haldensleben Health and Impaired Sport Association in Germany.
Why this sport?
She was inspired to take up athletics after watching German javelin thrower Matthias de Zordo. "Coach Christian Wischer [from the Haldensleben Health and Impaired Sport Association] saw my arms and said that I could make something out of it."
Club / Team
1. LAV Rostock: Germany
Name of coach
Christian Schenk, GER

International debut

Year
2018
Competing for
Germany

General interest

Hobbies
Painting, drawing. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2019 World Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (medizin.uni-greifswald.de, 15 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
German Para athlete Marie Braemer-Skowronek. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
German Para athlete Martina Willing. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (1.LAV Rostock Facebook page, 22 Feb 2021)
Impairment
She was born with spastic paralysis due to a lack of oxygen and cerebral haemorrhage. The condition causes stiffness and weakness in the leg muscles. (teamdeutschland-paralympics.de, 16 Feb 2021; Athlete, 08 Nov 2019; ostsee-zeitung.de, 28 Nov 2016)
Other information
OCCUPATION
She works at a mail order business in Germany. (teamdeutschland-paralympics.de, 16 Feb 2021; Athlete, 08 Nov 2019)