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Simon Voit

Alpine Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SH1A

Further personal information

Residence
Germany
Higher education
Mechanical Engineering - Regensburg University of Applied Sciences: Regensburg, GER

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began shooting at age 12 and was also an avid alpine skier. After his accident he took up alpine skiing first in 2001, before starting shooting again in 2006.
Club / Team
SG Obing: Germany
Name of coach
Manfred Göhres
Coach from which country?
Germany

General interest

Hobbies
He has been a singer in a band [called Falling Down] since he was 15. (simon-voit.de, 10 Mar 2006)
Ambitions
He wants to develop and optimise knee prostheses. (hs-regensburg.de, 07 Oct 2008)
Impairment
His left leg was amputated in 2000 after a motorcycle accident. (planet-beruf.de, 30 Dec 2009)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Torino 2006 Paralympic Winter Games (Torino, Italy)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Downhill Standing Final Round 9999
Men's Super-G Standing Final Round 45
Men's Giant Slalom Standing Final Round 42
Men's Slalom Standing Final Round 9999
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Air Rifle Standing SH1 Qualification 19
Men's Free Rifle 3x40 SH1 Qualification 15
Mixed Free Rifle Prone SH1 Qualification 9