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1919-Siena Christen photo

Siena Christen

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
F12

Further personal information

Family
Child Christin
Residence
Freital, GER
Occupation
Retired
Languages
English, German
Higher education
Information Technology - BSW Halle: Germany

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up athletics at age 34 in Freital, Germany.
Why this sport?
She thought it would be fun.
Club / Team
SG Motor Freital: Germany
Name of coach
Jurgen Schult, GER, from 2006; Willi Gernemann [national], GER

International debut

Year
2000
Competing for
Germany
Tournament
Paralympic Games
Location
Sydney, NSW

General interest

Most influential person in career
Coach Jurgen Schult. (Athlete, 04 Apr 2011)
Injuries
During her career she has torn the meniscus in her knee, and also broken her tibia and a rib. (Athlete, 04 Apr 2011)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Disabled but not unable." (Athlete, 04 Apr 2011)
Other sports
She has competed in judo. (Athlete, 14 Dec 2010)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games (Sydney, Australia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F12 Final Round 3
Women's Discus Throw F12 Final Round 8
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw F12/13 Final Round 4
Women's Shot Put F12/13 Final Round 7
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw F12 Final Round 2
Women's Shot Put F12 Final Round 3
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw F13 Final Round 7
Women's Shot Put F12 Final Round 5
IPC Athletics World Championships Villeneuve d'Ascq 2002 (Villeneuve d'Ascq, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw F12 Final Round 4
Women's Shot Put F12 Final Round 4
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw F11/12 Final 2011-01-22 4
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw F11/12 Final Round 2012-09-01 4