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Urs Kolly

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T44, F44, P44

Further personal information

Family
Wife Isabelle, children Annina, Jana and Noah
Residence
Fribourg, SUI
Occupation
Cheesemaker
Languages
French, German
Higher education
Agricultural Studies - College of Further Agricultural Education: Bern, SUI

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He has been involved with athletics since the age of 10. He began competing as a disabled athlete at age 21.
Why this sport?
His family initially got him interested in athletics.
Club / Team
TSV Düdingen: Fribourg, SUI
Name of coach
Hubert Pauchard
Coach from which country?
Switzerland
Coach from what year?
1981

International debut

Year
1990
Competing for
Switzerland
Location
Germany

General interest

Nicknames
Chief. (Athlete, 19 Aug 2010)
Hobbies
Athletics, cycling and skiing. (Athlete, 19 Aug 2010)
Memorable sporting achievement
The long jump and pentathalon at the 2004 Paralympic Games in Athens. (ossur.com, 11 Sep 2011)
Hero / Idol
US Paralympian Dennis Oehler. (Athlete, 19 Aug 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"What I want, I can do." (Athlete, 19 Aug 2010)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Barcelona 1992 Paralympic Games (Barcelona, Spain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put THS3 Final Round 5
Men's Discus Throw THS3 Final Round 1
Men's Javelin THS3 Final Round 6
IPC Athletics World Championships Villeneuve d'Ascq 2002 (Villeneuve d'Ascq, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F44 Final Round 8
Men's Javelin F44 Final Round 2
Men's Pentathlon P44 Final Round 1
Men's Long Jump F44 Final Round 3
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Long Jump F44 Final Round 1
Men's Shot Put F44/46 Final Round 9
Men's Discus Throw F44/46 Final Round 6
Men's Javelin F44/46 Final Round 7
Men's Pentathlon P44 Final Round 1
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Long Jump F44 Final Round 6
Men's Shot Put F44 Final Round 9
Men's Discus Throw F44 Final Round 4
Men's Javelin F44 Final Round 4
Men's Pentathlon P44 Final Round 3
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Long Jump F42/44 Final Round 5
Men's Javelin F42/44 Final Round 14
Men's Pentathlon P44 Final Round 3
Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games (Sydney, Australia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Pentathlon P44 Final Round 1
Men's Long Jump F44 Final Round 1
Men's Discus Throw F44 Final Round 5
Men's Javelin F44 Final Round 4
Atlanta 1996 Paralympic Games (Atlanta, United States of America)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T43-44 Heat 2 3
Men's 100 m T43-44 Final Round 5
Men's Long Jump F44 Final Round 1
Men's Shot Put F43-44 Final Round 11
Men's Discus Throw F43-44 Final Round 5
Men's Javelin F43-44 Final Round 6
Men's Pentathlon P44 Final Round 1
IPC Athletics World Championships Birmingham 1998 (Birmingham, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Long Jump F44 Final Round 5
Men's Discus Throw F44 Final Round 1
Men's Pentathlon P44 Final Round 1