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Commitment to sports

Ottobock Athletes

Argentina
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Para canoe

Lucas Diaz

Argentinian para canoe athlete Lucas Diaz finished sixth at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

Argentinian para canoe athlete Lucas Diaz finished sixth at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

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Para Table Tennis

Elias Romero

Elias Romero from Argentina won the bronze medal at the Parapan American Games in Lima in 2019.

Elias Romero from Argentina won the bronze medal at the Parapan American Games in Lima in 2019.

2 results out of 2

Belgium
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Para Athletics

Gitte Haenen

Only one year after the amputation of her left leg, she finished at 4th place at the 100 metres World Para Athletics Championship in London.

Only one year after the amputation of her left leg, she finished at 4th place at the 100 metres World Para Athletics Championship in London.

1 results out of 1

Brazil
Para Athlete Daniel Dias
Para Swimming

Daniel Dias

Para swimmer Dias is Brazil’s most successful athlete in the last decade.

Para swimmer Dias is Brazil’s most successful athlete in the last decade.

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Para Athletics

Vinicius Rodrigues

From Ottobock Running Clinic Participant in 2015 to the world’s fastest above-knee amputee.

From Ottobock Running Clinic Participant in 2015 to the world’s fastest above-knee amputee.

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Para Athletics

Roger Jacintho

Roger is dreaming of being a Brazilian medallist at the Paralympic Games.

Roger is dreaming of being a Brazilian medallist at the Paralympic Games.

3 results out of 3

Chile
Para Athlete Adolfo Almarza
Para Cycling

Adolfo Almarza

Adolfo Almarza is the only professional downhill cyclist in the world with prostheses on both legs.

Adolfo Almarza is the only professional downhill cyclist in the world with prostheses on both legs.

Para Athlete Amanda Cerna
Para Athletics

Amanda Cerna

She's the silver medal winner in the 400 metre run at the Parapan American Games in Lima in 2019.

She's the silver medal winner in the 400 metre run at the Parapan American Games in Lima in 2019.

2 results out of 2

China
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Wheelchair Table Tennis

Panfeng Feng

Panfeng contracted polio at a very young age. In 2016, he won two gold medals in Rio.

Panfeng contracted polio at a very young age. In 2016, he won two gold medals in Rio.

Para Athlete Li Maoda
Para Athletics

Li Maoda

His para sports career started at the age of 21 after a work accident. Now he holds the Chinese national record in the 200 metre sprint.

His para sports career started at the age of 21 after a work accident. Now he holds the Chinese national record in the 200 metre sprint.

2 results out of 2

Germany
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Para Athletics

Johannes Floors

Paralympic Sports Man of the Year 2019, two-time world champion and world record holder in the 100 metres and 400 metres.

Paralympic Sports Man of the Year 2019, two-time world champion and world record holder in the 100 metres and 400 metres.

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Para Athletics

Léon Schäfer

Diagnosed with bone cancer at the age of twelve, Léon travelled to the Paralympic Games in Rio in 2016.

Diagnosed with bone cancer at the age of twelve, Léon travelled to the Paralympic Games in Rio in 2016.

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Para Alpine Skiing (retired november 2019)

Anna Schaffelhuber

Monoski athlete Anna Schaffelhuber won gold at the 2018 Paralympic Games.

Monoski athlete Anna Schaffelhuber won gold at the 2018 Paralympic Games.

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Para Athletics (retired 2018)

Heinrich Popow

More about our ambassador Heinrich Popow coming soon.

More about our ambassador Heinrich Popow coming soon.

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Para Alpine Skiing (retired 2010)

Martin Braxenthaler

He is one of the most successful Paralympians, winning ten Paralympic gold medals in four Paralympic Games.

He is one of the most successful Paralympians, winning ten Paralympic gold medals in four Paralympic Games.

5 results out of 5

France
Para Athlete Manon Genest
Para Athletics

Manon Genest

At the World Para Athletics Championship in Dubai 2019, she finished 4th in long jump and 6th on 400 metres.

At the World Para Athletics Championship in Dubai 2019, she finished 4th in long jump and 6th on 400 metres.

1 results out of 1

Great Britain
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Para Athletics

Samantha Kinghorn

Samantha is the fastest British female wheelchair racer of all time.

Samantha is the fastest British female wheelchair racer of all time.

Para Athlete Megan Giglia
Para Cycling

Megan Giglia

She is the gold medal winner of the Paralympic Games in Rio 2016 and double world record holder in Para track cycling.

She is the gold medal winner of the Paralympic Games in Rio 2016 and double world record holder in Para track cycling.

Para Athlete Kare Adenegan
Para Athletics

Kare Adenegan

She is the gold medal winner on 100 metres and 800 metres of the European Championship in Berlin 2018 in wheelchair racing and silver medal winner at the 2019 Dubai World Championships in the same events.

She is the gold medal winner on 100 metres and 800 metres of the European Championship in Berlin 2018 in wheelchair racing and silver medal winner at the 2019 Dubai World Championships in the same events.

Para Athlete David Phillips
Para Archery

David Phillips

He is the world record holder in the "Archery - Recurve Master Men - 50 metres" event and placed 5th at the Paralympic Games in Rio 2016 in the mixed team event.

He is the world record holder in the "Archery - Recurve Master Men - 50 metres" event and placed 5th at the Paralympic Games in Rio 2016 in the mixed team event.

Para Athlete Frances Brown
Para Triathlon

Fran Brown

She's the World Champion as well as European Champion in Para Triathlon in 2019 and World Champion in Para Climbing 2012 and 2014.

She's the World Champion as well as European Champion in Para Triathlon in 2019 and World Champion in Para Climbing 2012 and 2014.

Para Athlete Ali Jawad
Para Powerlifting

Ali Jawad

He won the silver medal in powerlifting at the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games.

He won the silver medal in powerlifting at the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games.

6 results out of 6

Italy
Para Fencing

Bebe Vio

Fencing master, Paralympian, winner of the Laureus Sports Award, activist. author and motivational speaker are some of her many faces.. Sport has always played a crucial role in the life of the young Italian Beatrice Maria Adelaide Marzia Vio Grandis called Bebe.

Fencing master, Paralympian, winner of the Laureus Sports Award, activist. author and motivational speaker are some of her many faces.. Sport has always played a crucial role in the life of the young Italian Beatrice Maria Adelaide Marzia Vio Grandis called Bebe.

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Para Athletics

Martina Caironi

A native of Italy, Martina lost her left leg in 2007 and began her sports career in 2010.

A native of Italy, Martina lost her left leg in 2007 and began her sports career in 2010.

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Para Athletics

Ambra Sabatini

The young Italian talent runs a world record over 100 metres at the grand prix in Dubai 2021.

The young Italian talent runs a world record over 100 metres at the grand prix in Dubai 2021.

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Para Athletics

Alessandro Ossola

At the World Para Athletics European Championships in Bydgoszcz 2021 he wins the bronze medal.

At the World Para Athletics European Championships in Bydgoszcz 2021 he wins the bronze medal.

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Para Athletics

Davide Morana

In 2018, at the age of 24, Davide Morana lost his arms and legs after suffering a severe meningitis. He had been sent home because doctors thought he had the flu. After the amputation Davide set up a crowdfunding campaign to get the new limbs which would enable him to regain his independence.

In 2018, at the age of 24, Davide Morana lost his arms and legs after suffering a severe meningitis. He had been sent home because doctors thought he had the flu. After the amputation Davide set up a crowdfunding campaign to get the new limbs which would enable him to regain his independence.

5 results out of 5

Japan
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Para Athletics

Tomomi Tozawa

Long Jump gold medal winner of the Japan Para Athletics Championships in 2018 and Long Jump bronze medal winner of the 2019 World Para Athletics Championship.

Long Jump gold medal winner of the Japan Para Athletics Championships in 2018 and Long Jump bronze medal winner of the 2019 World Para Athletics Championship.

1 results out of 1

Netherlands
Para Athlete Marlou van Rhijn
Para Athletics

Marlou van Rhijn

Gold medal winner at the London 2012 and Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

Gold medal winner at the London 2012 and Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

Para Athlete Fleur Schouten
Para Athletics

Fleur Schouten

Bronze medal winner at the European Para Athletics Championships in Berlin in 2018.

Bronze medal winner at the European Para Athletics Championships in Berlin in 2018.

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Para Athletics

Noah Mbuyamba

From being a football player to Paralympic athlete - Mbuyamba is focusing on the Paralympic Games in Paris 2024.

From being a football player to Paralympic athlete - Mbuyamba is focusing on the Paralympic Games in Paris 2024.

Para Athlete Olivier Hendriks
Para Athletics

Olivier Hendriks

Silver medal winner in the 400 metres run at the 2019 World Para Athletics Championships in Dubai.

Silver medal winner in the 400 metres run at the 2019 World Para Athletics Championships in Dubai.

4 results out of 4

Peru
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Para Badminton

Pedro Pablo de Vinatea

He's the pioneer of Para badminton in Peru and gold medal winner at the ParaPan American Games 2019 in Lima.

He's the pioneer of Para badminton in Peru and gold medal winner at the ParaPan American Games 2019 in Lima.

1 results out of 1

Poland
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Para Athletics

Alicja Jeromin

Alicja, whose left arm is foreshortened, began taking an interest in sports at the age of thirteen.

Alicja, whose left arm is foreshortened, began taking an interest in sports at the age of thirteen.

Para Athlete Łukasz Mamczarz
Para Athletics

Łukasz Mamczarz

Multiple gold and bronze medal winner of the European and World Championships (2014 - 2016) and bronze medal winner of the London Paralympic Games 2012.

Multiple gold and bronze medal winner of the European and World Championships (2014 - 2016) and bronze medal winner of the London Paralympic Games 2012.

Para Athlete Piotr Kąkol
Para Athletics

Piotr Kąkol

Kąkol is an official representative of the Polish Para Athletics.

Kąkol is an official representative of the Polish Para Athletics.

3 results out of 3

Spain
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Para Athletics

Desirée Vila Bargiela

She is the winner of the bronze medal in long jump (T63) at the World Para Athletics European Championship in Bydgoszcz 2021.

She is the winner of the bronze medal in long jump (T63) at the World Para Athletics European Championship in Bydgoszcz 2021.

Para Athlete Sara Andrés Barrio
Para Athletics

Sara Andrés Barrio

Sara won the bronze medal in the 100 metres at the European Para Athletics Championships.

Sara won the bronze medal in the 100 metres at the European Para Athletics Championships.

2 results out of 2

Switzerland
Para Athlete Sofia Gonzalez
Para Athletics

Sofia Gonzalez

5th Place at the World Para Athletics Championship 2019 in Dubai in the 100 metres.

5th Place at the World Para Athletics Championship 2019 in Dubai in the 100 metres.

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Para Athletics

Elena Kratter

At the World Para Athletics European Championships in Bydgoszcz 2021 she won the silver medal in long jump and in 100 metres.

At the World Para Athletics European Championships in Bydgoszcz 2021 she won the silver medal in long jump and in 100 metres.

2 results out of 2

USA
Para Athlete Lacey Henderson
Para Athletics

Lacey Henderson

Seven time national champion in the long jump and national record holder, eighth place at the Rio Paralympic Games in 2016, silver medal winner in the long jump at the Parapan American Games in 2019.

Seven time national champion in the long jump and national record holder, eighth place at the Rio Paralympic Games in 2016, silver medal winner in the long jump at the Parapan American Games in 2019.

Para Athlete Jeremy Campbell
Para Athletics

Jeremy Campbell

He won the gold medal in the discus throw at the 2008 and 2012 Paralympic Games.

He won the gold medal in the discus throw at the 2008 and 2012 Paralympic Games.

2 results out of 2

Additional topics
Unsere Paralympics-Leidenschaft ist fest in unserer DNA verankert. Mit unserem technischen Service machen wir uns für das Thema Mobilität stark.
Paralympic Games

Passion for Paralympics

Our passion for the Paralympics is an inherent part of our DNA. We put our commitment to mobility into practice with our technical service.

Our passion for the Paralympics is an inherent part of our DNA. We put our commitment to mobility into practice with our technical service.

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Commitment to sports

Running Clinics

From beginners to experienced runners, transfemoral amputees come together at the Running Clinics to train and practise running with sport prostheses.

From beginners to experienced runners, transfemoral amputees come together at the Running Clinics to train and practise running with sport prostheses.

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