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Jorg Frischmann

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Les Autres
Classification
F44

Further personal information

Residence
Leverkusen, GER
Occupation
Sports Administrator, Manager
Languages
French, English
Higher education
Sports Science - DSHS Cologne: Germany

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began athletics in 1986, age 23, in Wunstorf, Germany.
Club / Team
TSV Bayer 04 Leverkusen : Germany

International debut

Year
1990
Competing for
Germany
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Assen, NED

General interest

Nicknames
Frischi [a shortened form of his surname]. (Athlete, 28 Jul 2010)
Hobbies
Volleyball, watching sports, surfing the Internet. (sport.bayer.de, 06 Jun 2010)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the Paralympic Games for the first time, winning gold in the shot put and silver in the javelin at the 1992 Paralympic Games in Barcelona. (oandp.com, 31 Jan 2001; Athlete, 28 Jul 2010).
Most influential person in career
Dirk Mimberg. (Athlete, 28 Jul 2010)
Hero / Idol
German tennis player Boris Becker. (Athlete, 28 Jul 2010)
Injuries
He has suffered from a ruptured infraspinatus and supraspinatus in his shoulder, which took one year to heal. He has also ruptured a ligament in his knee, which took six months to heal. (Athlete, 28 Jul 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Never give up." (Athlete, 28 Jul 2010)
Awards and honours
He received the Award of the Sports Federation NRW 2010 in March for his achievements as an athlete and sports director. (osp-rheinland.de, 24 Mar 2010)

He was the International Paralympic Committee's [IPC's] Athlete of the Month in September 2006. (paralympic.org, 01 Sep 2006)
Other sports
He has competed in sitting volleyball, swimming, table tennis, football and handball. (Athlete, 28 Jul 2010)
Impairment
He was born with dysmelia [malformation of limb or limbs] in his hands and feet. (Athlete, 05 Jul 2010)
Other information
DIRECTOR
He is Director of Sport for Persons with a Disability at the German sports club TSV Bayer 04 Leverkusen. (paralympic.org, 01 Sep 2006, Athlete, 28 Jul 2010, tsvbayer04.de, 07 Dec 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F44 Final Round 7