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Marie Braemer-Skowronek

Athletics
1

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
F34

Further personal information

Occupation
Teacher
Languages
German
Higher education
Education - Evangelical Professional School Wolmirstedt: Germany

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up Para athletics in 2000.
Why this sport?
Originally a discus thrower, she later switched to javelin and shot put.
Club / Team
SC Magdeburg: Germany
Name of coach
Theresa Wagner [personal], GER, from 2016

International debut

Year
2011
Competing for
Germany

General interest

Hobbies
Cooking, handball, reading. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a silver medal in the javelin at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
Her coach. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Use what talents you possess. The woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best." [Henry van Dyke] (dbs-npc.de, 07 Sep 2012)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (volksstimme.de, 09 Nov 2019)
Impairment
She was born with cerebral palsy. (mz-web.de, 04 Sep 2012)
Other information
THROWING SWITCH
In 2017 she began to focus on the shot put, having also previously competed in javelin. The decision was made when she started to work with coach Theresa Wagner. (volksstimme.de, 10 Jun 2019)

Results

Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Javelin F52/53/33/34 Final Round 2012-09-03 2
Women's Shot Put F32-34 Final Round 2012-09-06 10
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Javelin F33/34 Final 1 2013-07-23 3
Women's Shot Put F32-34 Final 1 2013-07-26 11