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Joep van Lankveld

Shooting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Impaired muscle power
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SH2

Further personal information

Residence
Nijmegen, NED
Occupation
Sports Administrator
Languages
Dutch, English, French, German
Higher education
Communications - Fontys University of Applied Sciences: Eindhoven, NED

Sport specific information

Why this sport?
His initial involvement in sport was through his brother's football club. He was also introduced to water basketball as part of his rehabilitation before taking up shooting Para sport.

General interest

Hobbies
Water basketball. (unieksporten.nl, 01 Jan 2020)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"A good start is half the work, but a good start is only half." (Facebook page, 15 Sep 2017)
Impairment
His impairment is the result of dermatomyositis, a muscular disease he contracted at age six. "Fortunately, it was not a progressive disease, but it did lead to reduced strength and functionality in my muscles." (unieksporten.nl, 01 Jan 2020; kliknieuws.nl, 16 Jun 2017)
Other information
OCCUPATION
He works in the sports participation department of the Dutch Olympic Committee*Dutch Sports Federation [NOC*NSF]. (LinkedIn profile, 01 Dec 2021; dezwijger.nl, 12 Dec 2019; liknieuws.nl, 16 Jun 2017)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2014 IPC Shooting World Championships (Suhl, Germany)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed 10m Air Rifle standing SH2 Qualification 2014-07-21 34
Mixed 10m Air Rifle prone SH2 Qualification 2014-07-23 38
Cheongju 2018 World Shooting Para Sport Championships (Cheongju, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
R4 - Mixed 10m Air Rifle standing SH2 Qualification 2018-05-05 41
R5 - Mixed 10m Air Rifle prone SH2 Qualification 2018-05-05 26