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Hannes Schuermann

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Impaired range of motion
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S7, SB7, SM7

Further personal information

Residence
Remscheid, GER
Languages
English, German

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming in 2001 in Remscheid, Germany.
Why this sport?
He was on a road trip with his parents when they saw a bus with the logo of Bayer Leverkusen Disabled Sports Department on it. His father says all three of them immediately thought it would be a good idea for Hannes to join the club.
Club / Team
SG Bayer: Wuppertal, GER
Name of coach
Marion Haas Faller [club], GER; Ute Schinkitz [national], GER

International debut

Year
2011
Competing for
Germany

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (rga.de, 28 Sep 2016)
Most influential person in career
His parents. (Athlete, 10 Jul 2015)
Hero / Idol
German Para swimmer Sebastian Iwanow. (Athlete, 10 Jul 2015)
Other sports
He has competed at national level in Para athletics and has also competed regionally in powerlifting. (rp-online.de, 04 Nov 2008)
Impairment
He was born with hemiparesis, which affects the right side of his body. His mobility is restricted in his right arm, leg and foot. (Athlete, 10 Jul 2015; sportschau.de, 13 Nov 2010)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2015 IPC Swimming World Championships (Glasgow, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Freestyle S7 Heat 2 2015-07-13 12
Men's 400 m Freestyle S7 Final 1 2015-07-15 7
Men's 400 m Freestyle S7 Heat 1 2015-07-15 8
Men's 50 m Butterfly S7 Heat 2 2015-07-17 13
Men's 100 m Backstroke S7 Heat 2 2015-07-18 10
Men's 50 m Freestyle S7 Heat 1 2015-07-19 9999
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Backstroke S7 Heat 2 2016-09-08 5
Men's 50 m Freestyle S7 Heat 2 2016-09-09 6
Men's 50 m Butterfly S7 Heat 2 2016-09-12 7
Men's 200 m Individual Medley SM7 Heat 1 2016-09-13 9999
Men's 400 m Freestyle S7 Heat 1 2016-09-14 5
Men's 100 m Freestyle S7 Heat 1 2016-09-16 5