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Monica Lillehagen

Shooting

Biography

Impairment information

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

Further personal information

Languages
Norwegian, Swedish, English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began shooting in 1996 in Kongsvinger, Norway.
Why this sport?
She wanted to get involved in a sport.
Club / Team
Aasa MSL: Flisa, NOR
Handedness
Right

International debut

Year
1998
Competing for
Norway
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Spain

General interest

Hobbies
Art. (Facebook page, 31 Jan 2021)
Hero / Idol
Norwegian biathlete Ole Einar Bjorndalen. (Athlete, 08 Feb 2012)
Milestones
She became the first Norwegian Para shooter to win a medal at a World Cup event when she won silver in the R2 10m standing air rifle competition at the 2015 event in Fort Benning, GA, United States of America. (SportsDeskOnline, 03 Apr 2020)
Famous relatives
Her mother Margarethe Lillehagen has represented Norway in shooting Para sport. (utmark.biz, 10 Nov 2008; ostlendingen.no, 21 Feb 2008)
Impairment
She was born with spina bifida. (Athlete, 08 Feb 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Air Rifle Standing SH1 Qualification 3
Women's Air Rifle Standing SH1 Final Round 5
2010 IPC Shooting World Championships (Zagreb, Croatia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 10m Air Rifle standing SH1 Qualification 2010-07-17 20
Mixed 10m Air Rifle prone SH1 Qualification 2010-07-19 37
Women's 50m Sport Rifle 3x20 SH1 Qualification 2010-07-20 8
2014 IPC Shooting World Championships (Suhl, Germany)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 10m Air Rifle standing SH1 Qualification 2014-07-19 20
Mixed 10m Air Rifle prone SH1 Qualification 2014-07-21 71
Mixed 50m Rifle prone SH1 Elimination 2014-07-22 35
Women's 50m Sport Rifle 3x20 SH1 Final 2014-07-24 8
Women's 50m Sport Rifle 3x20 SH1 Qualification 2014-07-24 6
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
R2 - Women's 10 m Air Rifle Standing SH1 Final Round 2016-09-08 6
R2 - Women's 10 m Air Rifle Standing SH1 Qualification 2016-09-08 8
R3 - Mixed 10 m Air Rifle Prone SH1 Qualification 2016-09-10 41
R8 - Women's 50 m Rifle 3 Positions SH1 Qualification 2016-09-13 13
Cheongju 2018 World Shooting Para Sport Championships (Cheongju, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
R2 - Women's 10m Air Rifle standing SH1 Qualification 2018-05-05 18
R8 - Women's 50m Rifle 3 Positions SH1 Qualification 2018-05-05 16