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Werner Muller

Shooting
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SH1

Further personal information

Languages
English, German, Spanish
Higher education
Coaching, Sport Studies - Sport Academy: Innsbruck, AUT

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 1980 at age 26 in Innsbruck, Austria.

International debut

Year
1981
Competing for
Austria
Tournament
European Championships
Location
Edinburgh

General interest

Nicknames
Mulli (Athlete, 08 Feb 2012)
Hobbies
Travelling, photography, socialising, diving, nature. (Athlete, 08 Feb 2012)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2006 World Championships in Sargans, Switzerland. (Athlete, 08 Feb 2012)
Most influential person in career
Coach Jessner Alexander. (Athlete, 08 Feb 2012)
Injuries
He injured sinew in his shoulder shortly before the 2004 Paralympic Games in Athens. He underwent surgery in December 2004. (Athlete, 08 Feb 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Be happy and look forward." (Athlete, 08 Feb 2012)
Impairment
He injured his spinal cord in a motorcycle race in Spain in 1978. (Athlete, 08 Feb 2012; oepc.at, 22 Jul 2008)
Other information
OTHER ACTIVITIES
He has served as head of the shooting department for Unisport Austria. (unisport-austria.at, 19 Feb 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Stoke Mandeville & New York 1984 Paralympic Games (Stoke Mandeville (GBR), New York (USA), Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Air Pistol 2-6 Final Round 17
Barcelona 1992 Paralympic Games (Barcelona, Spain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Olympic Match SH2 Preliminary 21
Mixed Air Rifle 3x40 SH2 Preliminary 23
Mixed Sport Pistol SH1>3 Preliminary 9
Men's Air Pistol SH2 Preliminary 24
Mixed Free Pistol SH1>3 Preliminary 24
Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games (Sydney, Australia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Air Rifle Standing SH1 Preliminary 16
Mixed Air Rifle Prone SH1 Preliminary 40
Mixed Free Rifle Prone SH1 Preliminary 15
Men's Free Rifle 3x40 SH1 Preliminary 18
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Air Rifle Standing SH1 Preliminary 10
Mixed Air Rifle Prone SH1 Preliminary 41
Mixed Free Rifle Prone SH1 Preliminary 34
Men's Free Rifle 3x40 SH1 Preliminary 9
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Air Rifle Standing SH1 Qualification 14
Men's Free Rifle 3x40 SH1 Qualification 19
Mixed Free Rifle Prone SH1 Qualification 35
Seoul 1988 Paralympic Games (Seoul, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Air Rifle Prone Team 2-6 Final Round 7
Mixed Air Rifle Kneeling Team 2-6 Final Round 8
Men's Air Rifle Standing 2-6 Final Round 12
Mixed Air Rifle Standing Team 2-6 Final Round 7
Men's Air Rifle 3 Positions 2-6 Final Round 12
Mixed Air Rifle 3 Positions Team 2-6 Final Round 6
Men's Air Pistol 2-6 Final Round 12
Men's Air Rifle Kneeling 2-6 Final Round 19
Mixed Air Rifle Prone 2-6 Final Round 9
Mixed Air Pistol team Open Final Round 1
2010 IPC Shooting World Championships (Zagreb, Croatia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 10m Air Rifle standing SH1 Qualification 2010-07-17 10
Mixed 10m Air Rifle prone SH1 Qualification 2010-07-19 21
Men's 50m Free Rifle 3x40 SH1 Qualification 2010-07-20 7
Mixed 50m Rifle prone SH1 Qualification 2010-07-23 31
Mixed 50m Rifle prone SH1 Elimination 2010-07-23 23