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Katrin Mueller-Rottgardt

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T12, F12
Guide
Noel Fiener

Further personal information

Occupation
Athlete, Physiotherapist
Languages
German, English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up Para athletics in 1994 in Krefeld, Germany.
Club / Team
TV Wattenscheid 01: Germany
Name of coach
Simone Luth [club], GER; Marion Peters [national]

General interest

Hobbies
Music. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a bronze medal in the T12 100m at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2019)
Injuries
She withdrew from the 400m event at the 2020 Para Sports Championships in Erfurt, Germany, because of a foot injury. Earlier she had won a gold medal in the 60m sprint event. (tv-wattenscheid-01.de, 16 Feb 2020)

A foot injury meant she had to withdraw from the long jump at the 2019 World Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (flvw.de, 13 Nov 2019)

She sustained a foot injury while competing at the 2016 European Championships in Grosseto, Italy. (waz.de, 17 Jun 2016)

She was injured for two months in 2015. (tv-wattenscheid-01.de, 30 May 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Never give up." (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Awards and honours
She was flag bearer for Germany at the opening ceremony of the 2015 World Championships in Doha, Qatar. (dbs-npc.de, 21 Oct 2015)

She was named the 2005 Female Para Athlete of the Year of Berlin, Germany. (fdst.de, 13 Aug 2005)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (bild.de, 15 Oct 2020)
Impairment
She was born with 10% vision. Her sight has since deteriorated and she now has 2% vision. (waz.de, 04 Jun 2019; welt.de, 22 Oct 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T13 Heat 2 4
Women's 400 m T13 Final Round 6
Women's 400 m T13 Heat 2 3
Women's 200 m T13 Final Round 5
Women's 200 m T13 Heat 2 3
Women's 100 m T13 Final Round 5
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Long Jump F13 Final Round 5
Women's 400 m T13 Final Round 6
Women's 400 m T13 Heat 2 4
Women's 100 m T13 Final Round 8
Women's 100 m T13 Heat 2 3
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T13 Final 2011-01-22 6
Women's 200 m T13 Final 2011-01-26 6
Women's Long Jump F12/13 Final 2011-01-27 7
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Long Jump T12 Final 1 2013-07-25 7
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m T12 Heat 2 2015-10-24 3
Women's 200 m T12 Semifinal 2 2015-10-25 5
Women's 100 m T12 Heat 1 2015-10-26 5
Women's Long Jump T12 Final 1 2015-10-29 5
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T12 Heat 3 2016-09-08 1
Women's 100 m T12 Final Round 2016-09-09 3
Women's 100 m T12 Heat 1 2016-09-09 2
Women's 200 m T12 Heat 1 2016-09-11 2
Women's 200 m T12 Final Round 2016-09-12 4
Women's Long Jump T12 Final Round 2016-09-13 6
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m T12 Final 1 2017-07-14 2
Women's 100 m T12 Heat 2 2017-07-18 2
Women's 100 m T12 Final 1 2017-07-19 2
Women's Long Jump T12 Final 1 2017-07-21 4