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Patrick Berger

Para dance sport

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Impaired muscle power
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
Vienna, AUT
Occupation
Public Servant
Languages
English, German
Higher education
Salzburg University of Applied Sciences: Austria

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in 2009 in Salzburg, Austria.
Club / Team
Vienna Rolli-Dancedream: Austria
Name of coach
Anton Max [club], AUT, from 2013; Diethard Govekar [national], AUT

International debut

Year
2010
Competing for
Austria
Tournament
International Tournament
Location
St. Petersburg, RUS

General interest

Hobbies
Hiking, swimming, being outdoors. (About.me profile, 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing in seventh place at the 2010 World Championships in Hanover, Germany. (Athlete, 28 Mar 2015)
Other sports
He has competed in para-alpine skiing. (Athlete, 28 Mar 2015)
Impairment
He became paralysed at age 11. (Athlete, 28 Mar 2015; About.me profile, 2015)
Other information
OCCUPATION
He works in the department of disability services for the Ministry of Social Affairs Service of Austria. (Facebook profile, 27 Mar 2015)

DANCE PARTNER
His international competition partner is Miriam Labus. (wheelchairdancesportteam-austria.at, 11 Jan 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2015 IPC Wheelchair Dance Sport World Championships (Rome, Italy)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Duo Standard Class 2 Final 2015-11-07 6
Duo Latin Class 2 Final 2015-11-08 6
Combi Freestyle Class 2 Final 2015-11-08 16