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Katrin Green



Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
T44, F44

Further personal information

Husband Roderick Green, daughter Alyah
Oklahoma City, OK, USA
German, Spanish, English
Higher education
Language Studies - Spanish, Medicine - Univeristy of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center: United States

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport at age 16 in Leverkusen, Germany.
Why this sport?
She encountered Paralympic sports as a teenager. While testing a new walking prosthesis, she was asked about her interest in Paralympic sports. Joerg Frischmann, German para-athlete and director of TSV Bayer 04 Leverkusen, encouraged her to get involved.
Club / Team
TSV Bayer 04 Leverkusen: Germany
Name of coach
Roderick Green [husband], USA, from 2004; Willi Gernemann [national], GER

International debut

Competing for
World Championships

General interest

Most influential person in career
Her husband and coach Roderick Green (Athlete, 05 Jul 2010).
Hero / Idol
Her mother. (Athlete, 05 Jul 2010)
She suffered a crushed bursa in her right knee in 2003. (Athlete, 05 Jul 2010).
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs
"Never talk about winning before the competition." (Athlete, 04 Apr 2011)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Respect everyone, fear nobody." (Athlete, 04 Apr 2011)
Awards and honours
She was named Young Athlete of the Year in 2002 and an Honorary Member of TSV Bayer 04 Leverkusen in 2008. She also became an Honorary Citizen of Rheinland-Pfalz in Germany in 2008. (Athlete, 09 Feb 2011)
Famous relatives
Her husband Roderick Green won three medals for the United States in para-athletics at the 2000 Paralympic Games in Sydney. The pair met at the 2004 Games in Athens. (NPC, 07 Sep 2012; Athlete, 09 Feb 2011)
In 1990 she was involved in a farming accident, which resulted in her lower left leg being amputated. (Athlete, 04 Apr 2011;, 01 May 2010)
Other information
She retired from competitive para-athletics in June 2014. (, 29 Jun 2014)

She works as a physician's assistant in Oklahoma City, OK, United States. (, 29 Jun 2014)


Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T44 Heat 1 2
Women's 100 m T44 Final Round 3
Women's 200 m T44 Final Round 5
Women's Long Jump F44 Final Round 12
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T44 Heat 1 1
Women's 100 m T44 Final Round 4
Women's 200 m T44 Final Round 1
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m T44 Final 2011-01-25 2
Women's 100 m T44 Final 2011-01-26 2
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T44 Heat 1 2012-09-01 2
Women's 100 m T44 Final Round 2012-09-02 4
Women's Long Jump F42/44 Final Round 2012-09-02 5
Women's 200 m T44 Heat 1 2012-09-05 2
Women's 200 m T44 Final Round 2012-09-06 3