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Portrait of athlete

WINDHOFERJohann

BIB: 111

WINDHOFER

Johann

Male
Events in competition
R4 - Mixed 10m Air Rifle standing SH2 (R4 - Mixed 10m Air Rifle standing SH2)
R5 - Mixed 10m Air Rifle prone SH2 (R5 - Mixed 10m Air Rifle prone SH2)
R9 - Mixed 50m Rifle prone SH2 (R9 - Mixed 50m Rifle prone SH2)
WINDHOFER Johann
Sport Shooting
NPC Austria   
GenderMen
Age46
Place of BirthBad Ischl, AUT
Height1.75 m
Weight 90 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Accident
Classification
SH1, SH2
Further Personal Information
Marital status
Married
Family
Wife Elisabeth, sons Johannes and Markus
Residence
Abtenau, AUT
Occupation
Hospitality Professional
Languages
English, German
Higher education
Hotel Management School: Salzburg, AUT
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in 2008 at age 39 in Salzburg, Austria.
Why this sport?
He thought there was a low risk of injuring himself while he was doing the sport.
Club / Team
VCA Salzburg: Austria
Name of coach
Alfred Bauhofer [national]
Coach from which country?
Austria
Senior International Debut
Year
2009
Competing for
Austria
Location
Bodrum
General Interest
Hobbies
Chess, alpine skiing. (Athlete, 14 Dec 2011)
Most influential person in career
Coach Alfred Bauhofer. (Athlete, 14 Dec 2011)
Hero / Idol
Austrian Paralympic shooter Hubert Aufschnaiter. (Athlete, 14 Dec 2011)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Never give up." (Athlete, 14 Dec 2011)
Ambitions
To compete at a Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 14 Dec 2011)
Impairment
His right forearm was amputated after he was injured in an accident at work. (Athlete, 14 Dec 2011)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
30 2010 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2  
12 2010 R9 - 50m Rifle Prone SH2 583
26 2010 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2  
16 2014 R9 - 50m Rifle Prone SH2 601.5
42 2014 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 615.3
28 2014 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 629.9
World Cup (Szczecin)
Rank Year Event Result
17 2015 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 614.4
17 2015 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 627.1