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Regina Vollbrecht

Goalball

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment

Further personal information

Family
Husband Harald
Residence
Berlin, GER
Occupation
Social Worker
Languages
German
Higher education
Social Work Studies - Fachhochschule Potsdam: Germany

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She started sports in King's Wusterhausen, a special school for visually impaired people. She ran her first marathon in 2000 after only two months of training.
Club / Team
SCL Sportclub Lebenshilfe Berlin e.V. : Germany

General interest

Hobbies
Sport, reading, listening to audio books and radio plays, cinema. (santrotec.com, 20 Dec 2011)
Other sports
She has represented Germany in goal ball. (cbm.de, 10 Nov 2013)
Ambitions
To participate in the 2016 Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro. (echo-online.de, 01 Oct 2014)
Impairment
She is blind from birth. She was born after seven months and was given too much oxygen in the incubator, which destroyed her retina. (leichtathletik.de, 27 Jan 2007; cbm.de, 10 Nov 2013; bmw-berlin-marathon.com, 21 Sep 2005)
Other information
HELPING OTHERS
Since August 2006 she has been an ambassador for Christoffel-Blindenmission, and agency that aims to help people living with impairments, as well as those who are at risk of acquiring or developing an impairment. (cbm.de, 10 Nov 2013; santrotec.com, 20 Dec 2011; santrotec.com, 20 Dec 2011)

FULL CALIBRATION
She is on the editorial team of the magazine 'Full Calibration', a publication for blind adults. (santrotec.com, 20 Dec 2011)

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
She is a qualified memory trainer and German as a second language teacher. (santrotec.com, 20 Dec 2011)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Tournament Preliminary 5
Women's Tournament Preliminary 11
Women's Tournament Preliminary 16
Women's Tournament Preliminary 20
Women's Tournament Preliminary 23
Women's Tournament Preliminary 26
Women's Tournament Preliminary 27