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Johnny Andersen

Shooting
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SH2

Further personal information

Family
Child Fie
Residence
Aarhus, DEN
Languages
Danish, English, German, Norwegian, Swedish
Higher education
Military Studies - Danish Army: Copenhagen, DEN

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began Para shooting in 1995 at a rifle club in Vallensbaek, Denmark.
Why this sport?
"After six years in the army I wanted to see if I was still able to shoot."
Club / Team
Naestved Skytteklub: Denmark

International debut

Year
1997
Competing for
Denmark
Tournament
European Championships
Location
France

General interest

Most influential person in career
His family. (Athlete, 08 Feb 2012)
Awards and honours
In 2005 he received the Hans Just Sport Award in Denmark. (paralympic.dk, 2012)

He was named the 2004 Athlete of the Year in Vallensbaek, Denmark. (paralympic.dk, 2012)
Impairment
He struck his head after jumping into shallow water while swimming. His injuries resulted in tetraplegia. (Athlete, 08 Feb 2012; h-g-f.dk, 01 Oct 2009)
Other information
OTHER ACTIVITIES
He has served as president of the Stensved Skytteforening club in Denmark. (sydtid.dk, 06 Nov 2014)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Air Rifle Standing SH2 Preliminary 4
Mixed Air Rifle Prone SH2 Final Round 3
Mixed Air Rifle Prone SH2 Preliminary 8
Mixed Air Rifle Standing SH2 Final Round 5
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Air Rifle Prone SH2 Final Round 7
Mixed Air Rifle Prone SH2 Qualification 5
Mixed Air Rifle Standing SH2 Qualification 14
2010 IPC Shooting World Championships (Zagreb, Croatia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed 10m Air Rifle standing SH2 Qualification 2010-07-21 15
Mixed 50m Rifle prone SH1 Qualification 2010-07-23 11
Mixed 10m Air Rifle prone SH2 Qualification 2010-07-24 43
2014 IPC Shooting World Championships (Suhl, Germany)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed 50m Rifle prone SH2 Qualification 2014-07-19 8
Mixed 10m Air Rifle standing SH2 Qualification 2014-07-21 21
Mixed 10m Air Rifle prone SH2 Final 2014-07-23 5
Mixed 10m Air Rifle prone SH2 Qualification 2014-07-23 6
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
R4 - Mixed 10 m Air Rifle Standing SH2 Qualification 2016-09-10 22
R5 - Mixed 10 m Air Rifle Prone SH2 Qualification 2016-09-13 28