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Lindy Ave

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T38, F38

Further personal information

Residence
Greifswald, GER
Languages
German

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up Para athletics in 2007 at school in Neubrandenburg, Germany. She got involved in the sport seriously in 2010 at Sportclub Neubrandenburg.
Why this sport?
Her doctor recommended that she try sport.
Club / Team
HSG Universitat Greifswald: Germany
Name of coach
Peer Kopelmann [club], GER; Christian Schenk, GER

International debut

Year
2016
Competing for
Germany

General interest

Nicknames
Lin (Instagram profile, 09 Feb 2021)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Most influential person in career
Coach Peer Kopelmann. (Athlete, 17 Jul 2017)
Injuries
She missed the 2019 World Championships in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, because of injury. (ostsee-zeitung.de, 06 Nov 2019; germanroadraces.de, 02 Oct 2019)
Awards and honours
She was named the 2018 Para Athlete of the Year by the Sports Federation of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania in Germany. (ksbv-g.de, 12 Mar 2019)

She was named the 2017 Youth Para Athlete of the Year by the German Sports Aid Foundation. (dbs-npc.de, 15 Oct 2017)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (ostsee-zeitung.de, 03 May 2019)
Impairment
She was born with a condition that causes muscular spasms. (ostsee-zeitung.de, 01 Sep 2016)
Other information
OCCUPATION
She works as a housekeeper at Maritimes Jugenddorf Wieck hostel in Greifswald, Germany. (Facebook profile, 26 Jan 2020; wgg-hgw.de, 01 Sep 2019)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T38 Heat 1 2016-09-08 2
Women's 100 m T38 Final Round 2016-09-09 5
Women's Long Jump T38 Final Round 2016-09-11 6
Women's 4x100 m T35-38 Final Round 2016-09-15 4
World Para Athletics Championships London 2017 (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m T38 Final 1 2017-07-15 2
Women's Long Jump T38 Final 1 2017-07-17 4
Women's 100 m T38 Final 1 2017-07-22 3