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Swen Hahn

Shooting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Impaired muscle power
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
SH2

Further personal information

Residence
Alzey, GER
Occupation
Administrator
Languages
German

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began Para shooting at the SV Petersberg club in Bechtolsheim, Germany.
Why this sport?
He got involved in Para shooting after he began to find taking part in running events difficult because of his leg impairment.
Name of coach
Karl-Heinz Edler, GER

General interest

Most influential person in career
His parents. (allgemeine-zeitung.de, 15 May 2015)
Famous relatives
His father coached athletics at the TSG Weinheim club in Germany. (allgemeine-zeitung.de, 15 May 2015)
Impairment
He was born with hemiparesis, which causes muscle weakness on the right side of his body. He has also had eight operations on his leg as the result of a bone disease called fibrous dysplasia. (allgemeine-zeitung.de, 15 May 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2014 IPC Shooting World Championships (Suhl, Germany)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed 50m Rifle prone SH2 Qualification 2014-07-19 15