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Nicole Nicoleitzik

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Ataxia
Classification
T36, F38

Further personal information

Residence
Germany
Languages
German
Higher education
Child Care - SBBZ Saarbrucken: Germany

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up Para athletics in 2011 in Puttlingen, Germany.
Why this sport?
She followed her sister Claudia into the sport.
Club / Team
TV Puttlingen: Germany

General interest

Hobbies
Swimming. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold medals in the T36 100m and 200m at the 2018 European Championships in Berlin, Germany. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
German Para sprinter [and her sister] Claudia Nicoleitzik. (Athlete, 08 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
German Para sprinter [and her sister] Claudia Nicoleitzik. (saarbruecker-zeitung.de, 30 Aug 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Only those who know their goal find the way." (Facebook profile, 26 Feb 2019)
Famous relatives
Her older sister Claudia Nicoleitzik won medals for Germany in athletics at the Paralympic Games in 2008 [two silver], 2012 [two bronze] and 2016 [one silver and one bronze]. (SportsDeskOnline, 23 May 2017; sportstiftung-saar.de, 01 Jul 2015)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Sportstiftung Saar, 01 Jan 2020)
Impairment
Her impairment is the result of ataxia, which affects her motor skills and balance. (Sportstiftung Saar, 01 Jan 2020)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T38 Heat 2 2016-09-08 6
Women's Long Jump T38 Final Round 2016-09-11 10
Women's 4x100 m T35-38 Final Round 2016-09-15 4