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Uta Streckert

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T35

Further personal information

Residence
Bochum, GER
Languages
German, Swedish, English
Higher education
Ruhr University Bochum: Germany

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up para-athletics in 2008.
Why this sport?
She began competing in para-athletics for therapy and fun.
Club / Team
TV Wattenscheid 01: Bochum, GER
Name of coach
Simone Luth [club]; Willi Gernemann [national], GER

International debut

Year
2011
Competing for
Germany
Location
New Zealand

General interest

Most influential person in career
Her coach. (Athlete, 09 Feb 2011)
Awards and honours
She was named the 2011 Sportswoman of the Year of the Ennepe-Ruhr district in Hattingen, Germany. (witten.de, 29 Feb 2012)
Other sports
She has been involved in para-gymnastics at youth club level. (ruhrnachrichten.de, 05 Nov 2008)
Famous relatives
Her older sisters Svea and Ilka have both competed in gymnastics at national level. (ruhrnachrichten.de, 05 Nov 2008)
Impairment
She was born with cerebral palsy. (ruhr-gymnasium.de, 15 Mar 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T35 Final 2011-01-25 4
Women's 200 m T35 Final 2011-01-28 3
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T35 Final Round 2016-09-14 6
Women's 200 m T35 Final Round 2016-09-17 7