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Richard Schabel

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F51, P51

Further personal information

Residence
East Grinstead, ENG
Occupation
Engineer

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in 1991 after breaking his spine in a road accident.
Why this sport?
He had always been into sport, and after his accident he heard the British Wheelchair Athletics Association had a program in which he could throw the discus and the club.
Name of coach
Mike Wood

Results

Unit Date Rank
Atlanta 1996 Paralympic Games (Atlanta, United States of America)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Club Throw F50 Final Round 4
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F32/51 Final Round 8
Men's Club Throw F32/51 Final Round 10
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Club Throw F32/51 Final Round 9
Men's Discus Throw F51 Final Round 4
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F32/51 Final Round 4
Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games (Sydney, Australia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Pentathlon P53 Final Round 6
IPC Athletics World Championships Birmingham 1998 (Birmingham, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Pentathlon P51-53 Final Round 6
Men's Club Throw F51 Final Round 6
Men's Discus Throw F51 Final Round 1