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Michaela Floeth

Athletics
2

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F44

Further personal information

Family
Husband Ulrich Niepoth
Residence
Schlitz, GER
Languages
German, English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 1998 in Munster, Germany.
Why this sport?
She loved exercising and competing against other athletes.
Club / Team
TSV Bayer 04 Leverkusen: Germany
Name of coach
Willi Gernemann [national]
Coach from which country?
Germany

International debut

Year
2000
Competing for
Germany
Tournament
Paralympic Games
Location
Sydney, NSW

General interest

Nicknames
Micha (Athlete, 24 Jun 2010)
Hero / Idol
German basketball player Dirk Nowitzki. (Athlete, 24 Jun 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"You are able to do anything when you believe in it."
(Athlete, 24 Jun 2010)
Impairment
Her right leg was amputated below the knee as a result of bone cancer. (Athlete, 20 Dec 2010)
Other information

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F42-46 Final Round 3
Women's Discus Throw F42-46 Final Round 4
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F42-46 Final 2011-01-22 1
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F42/44 Final Round 2012-09-03 3