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COATESDeanna

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COATES

Deanna

Female
Events in competition
R2 - Women's 10m Air Rifle standing SH1 (R2 - Women's 10m Air Rifle standing SH1)
R3 - Mixed 10m Air Rifle prone SH1 (R3 - Mixed 10m Air Rifle prone SH1)
Team R2 - Women's 10m Air Rifle standing SH1 (Team R2 - Women's 10m Air Rifle standing SH1)
COATES Deanna
Sport Shooting
NPC Great Britain   
GenderWomen
Age61
Place of BirthFarnborough, ENG
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Classification
SH1
Further Personal Information
Residence
England
Occupation
Athlete
Sport Specific Information
Why this sport?
She likes it because it is a solo sport.
Name of coach
Pasan Kularatne [national]
Senior International Debut
Year
1984
Competing for
Great Britain
Location
Stoke Mandeville
General Interest
Nicknames
Doris, Dimbe (channel4.com, 2012)
Memorable sporting achievement
Attending the opening ceremony of the 1988 Paralympic Games in Seoul. (NPC, 27 Aug 2012)
Hero / Idol
British multi-sport Paralympian Isabel Newstead. (worcestershirepartnership.org.uk, 24 Aug 2008)
Awards and honours
She was awarded an MBE in 1996. (NPC, 27 Aug 2012)
Other information
PARALYMPIC VETERAN
She has appeared in eight consecutive Paralympic Games, making her first appearance at the 1984 Paralympic Games in Stoke Mandeville. She was the only member of the Great Britain team at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London to have previously experienced a home Games. (worcestershirepartnership.org.uk, 24 Aug 2008; telegraph.co.uk, 20 Oct 2000; en.olympic.cn, 01 Sep 2011, channel4.com, 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
3 1984 Air Rifle 3 Positions 2-6  
2 1984 Air Rifle Kneeling 2-6  
2 1984 Air Rifle Standing 2-6  
1 1988 Air Rifle Standing 2-6  
1 1992 Air Rifle Standing SH1>3  
2 1996 Air Rifle 3x20 SH1  
1 1996 Air Rifle Standing SH1  
3 2000 Air Rifle Standing SH1  
7 2004 Air Rifle Standing SH1 482.6
10 2008 Air Rifle Standing SH1 385
9 2012 R2 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 389
42 2012 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 590
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
9 2006 R2 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1  
6 2010 R2 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 490.4
24 2010 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1  
10 2014 R2 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 403.7
World Cup (Stoke Mandeville)
Rank Year Event Result
4 2015 R2 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 157.5
4 2015 R2 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 157.1
13 2015 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 617.2
2 2015 R2 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 201.4