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Manuela Schmermund

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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SH1

Further personal information

Residence
Niederaula, GER
Occupation
Coach
Languages
German

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began shooting at age 11. After her accident she took up shooting Para sport in 1998.
Club / Team
SG Mengshausen: Germany
Name of coach
Rudi Krenn [national]

International debut

Year
1999
Competing for
Germany
Tournament
Oceania Championships
Location
Sydney, NSW, AUS

General interest

Awards and honours
She has been decorated with the Silberne Lorbeerblatt Award [Silver Bay Laurel Leaf] several times in her sporting career. (dbs-npc.de, 31 Dec 2010)

She was named the 2010/11 Athlete of the Year in Hesse, Germany. (manuela-schmermund.de, 01 Jun 2011)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (deutsche-paralympische-mannschaft.de, 2016)
Impairment
She has paraplegia as the result of a car accident in 1992. (manuela-schmermund.de, 01 Jun 2011)
Other information
COACHING
She works as a coach at the SG Mengshausen shooting club in Germany. (hersfelder-zeitung.de, 05 Jan 2017)

OTHER ACTIVITIES
She serves as an Athletes' Committee member for the German Olympic Sports Confederation [DOSB]. (goettinger-tageblatt.de, 20 Sep 2017)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games (Sydney, Australia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Air Rifle Standing SH1 Preliminary 10
Women's Sport Rifle 3x20 SH1 Final Round 8
Women's Sport Rifle 3x20 SH1 Preliminary 8
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Free Rifle Prone SH1 Qualification 19
Women's Sport Rifle 3x20 SH1 Final Round 6
Women's Sport Rifle 3x20 SH1 Qualification 7
Women's Air Rifle Standing SH1 Final Round 2
Women's Air Rifle Standing SH1 Qualification 4
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Sport Rifle 3x20 SH1 Final Round 3
Women's Sport Rifle 3x20 SH1 Preliminary 5
Women's Air Rifle Standing SH1 Final Round 1
Women's Air Rifle Standing SH1 Preliminary 1
2010 IPC Shooting World Championships (Zagreb, Croatia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 10m Air Rifle standing SH1 Qualification 2010-07-17 2
Women's 50m Sport Rifle 3x20 SH1 Qualification 2010-07-20 2
Mixed 50m Rifle prone SH1 Elimination 2010-07-23 22
Mixed 50m Rifle prone SH1 Qualification 2010-07-23 17
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
R2 - Women's 10 m Air Rifle Standing SH1 Final Round 2012-08-30 2
R2 - Women's 10 m Air Rifle Standing SH1 Qualification 2012-08-30 7
R8 - Women's 50 m Rifle 3 Positions SH1 Qualification 2012-09-06 5
R8 - Women's 50 m Rifle 3 Positions SH1 Final Round 2012-09-06 5
2014 IPC Shooting World Championships (Suhl, Germany)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 10m Air Rifle standing SH1 Final 2014-07-19 6
Women's 10m Air Rifle standing SH1 Qualification 2014-07-19 6
Mixed 50m Rifle prone SH1 Qualification 2014-07-22 18
Mixed 50m Rifle prone SH1 Elimination 2014-07-22 15
Women's 50m Sport Rifle 3x20 SH1 Qualification 2014-07-24 5
Women's 50m Sport Rifle 3x20 SH1 Final 2014-07-24 6
Team R8 - Women's 50m Rifle 3 positions SH1 Qualification 2014-07-24 2
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
R2 - Women's 10 m Air Rifle Standing SH1 Qualification 2016-09-08 16
R8 - Women's 50 m Rifle 3 Positions SH1 Qualification 2016-09-13 7
R8 - Women's 50 m Rifle 3 Positions SH1 Final Round 2016-09-13 4
R6 - Mixed 50 m Rifle Prone SH1 Qualification 2016-09-14 22