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INTERNATIONAL PARALYMPIC COMMITTEE
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Viktoria Wedin

Shooting
2

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Impaired muscle power
Classification
SH2

Further personal information

Residence
Stockholm, SWE
Occupation
Administrator
Languages
Swedish

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She has been an elite shooter since 1993.
Why this sport?
"My father wanted me to try a sport that he understood. He did not like horses, or swimming, so it had to be shooting. At first I did not like it, but then it began to go very well."
Club / Team
Djuro SSF: Sweden
Name of coach
Marcus Aberg [national]
Coach from which country?
Sweden

General interest

Nicknames
Vicki (mynewsdesk.com, 16 Mar 2010)
Hobbies
Shopping, spending time with friends. (vakanser.se, 04 Feb 2014)
Hero / Idol
Swedish high jumper Kajsa Bergqvist. (st.nu, 21 Dec 2005)
Awards and honours
In 2005 she became the first para-athlete to win Swedish newspaper Sundsvalls Tidning's ST Trophy award. (st.nu, 21 Dec 2005)
Impairment
She was born with a muscle impairment. (vakanser.se, 04 Feb 2014)
Other information
BREAK
She took a break from competitive shooting in 2012, but she returned to the sport in 2014. (nvp.se, 26 Jan 2014)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Atlanta 1996 Paralympic Games (Atlanta, United States of America)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Air Rifle Standing SH2 Preliminary 4
Mixed Air Rifle 3x40 SH2 Preliminary 10
Mixed Air Rifle Prone SH2 Final Round 6
Mixed Air Rifle Prone SH2 Preliminary 5
Mixed Air Rifle Standing SH2 Final Round 4
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Air Rifle Prone SH2 Final Round 3
Mixed Air Rifle Prone SH2 Qualification 1
Mixed Air Rifle Standing SH2 Qualification 10
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Air Rifle Prone SH2 Final Round 7
Mixed Air Rifle Prone SH2 Preliminary 6
Mixed Air Rifle Standing SH2 Final Round 3
Mixed Air Rifle Standing SH2 Preliminary 2
2010 IPC Shooting World Championships (Zagreb, Croatia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed 10m Air Rifle standing SH2 Qualification 2010-07-21 5
Mixed 10m Air Rifle prone SH2 Qualification 2010-07-24 28