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Hilton Langenhoven

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T12, F12

Further personal information

Family
Wife Agnetha, one son
Languages
Afrikaans, English
Higher education
Sports Management - Exercise Training Academy [ETA] College: Stellenbosch, RSA

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up athletics in 2001 while he was at school in Bellville, South Africa.
Why this sport?
He realised he could run faster than his friends while playing football, so he got involved in his school's athletics team.

International debut

Year
2002
Competing for
South Africa
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Lille, FRA

General interest

Nicknames
Boella (Athlete, 27 Jan 2011)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Your destiny and the outcome of it is in your own hands." (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015)
Other sports
He was nominated as the 2008 Visually Impaired Cricketer of the Year by Cricket South Africa [CSA]. (mot.org.za, 01 Dec 2009)
Impairment
He was born with albinism. (oneworldofsport.com, 16 Aug 2010)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Pentathlon P12 Final Round 1
Men's 200 m T12 Heat 2 1
Men's 200 m T12 Heat 2 1
Men's 200 m T12 Final A 1
Men's Long Jump F12 Final Round 1
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T12 Heat 2 1
Men's 100 m T12 Heat 1 1
Men's 100 m T12 Final A 2
Men's 200 m T12 Heat 5 1
Men's 200 m T12 Heat 2 1
Men's 200 m T12 Final A 2
Men's 400 m T12 Heat 5 9999
Men's Long Jump F12 Final Round 1
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F12 Final Round 7
Men's Long Jump F12 Final Round 2
Men's 200 m T12 Final B 9999
Men's 100 m T12 Heat 5 2
Men's 100 m T12 Heat 3 3
Men's 100 m T12 Final B 4
Men's 200 m T12 Heat 1 2
Men's 200 m T12 Heat 2 3
IPC Athletics World Championships Villeneuve d'Ascq 2002 (Villeneuve d'Ascq, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m T12 Final B 1
Men's 400 m T12 Heat 2 4
Men's 400 m T12 Heat 3 2
Men's 100 m T12 Final B 2
Men's 100 m T12 Heat 2 4
Men's 100 m T12 Heat 3 3
Men's Long Jump F12 Final Round 10
Men's Javelin F12 Final Round 2
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Long Jump F12/13 Final 2011-01-22 2
Men's Pentathlon P11-13 Final 2011-01-25 1
Men's 200 m T12 Heat 1 2011-01-27 1
Men's 200 m T12 Final 2011-01-29 9999
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m T12 Heat 1 2012-09-02 1
Men's 400 m T12 Heat 1 2012-09-04 1
Men's 400 m T12 Final Round 2012-09-06 2
Men's 200 m T12 Heat 1 2012-09-07 1
Men's 200 m T12 Heat 2 2012-09-07 1
Men's 200 m T12 Final Round 2012-09-08 4
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Long Jump T12 Final 1 2013-07-26 1
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Long Jump T12 Final 1 2015-10-24 9999
Men's 400 m T12 Heat 1 2015-10-25 4
Men's 400 m T12 Final 1 2015-10-26 3
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 400 m T12 Heat 1 2016-09-08 1
Men's 400 m T12 Heat 1 2016-09-08 9999
Men's Long Jump T12 Final Round 2016-09-10 1
Men's 200 m T12 Heat 3 2016-09-16 1
Men's 200 m T12 Heat 1 2016-09-17 1
Men's 200 m T12 Final Round 2016-09-17 2
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T12 Heat 3 2017-07-14 6
Men's 100 m T12 Semifinal 1 2017-07-15 6
Men's Long Jump T12 Final 1 2017-07-16 4
Men's 200 m T12 Heat 1 2017-07-19 6
Men's 200 m T12 Semifinal 2 2017-07-20 5