Georg Tischler

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Georg Tischler
Personal information
Nationality Austrian
Born (1961-09-11) 11 September 1961 (age 53)
Sport
Country  Austria
Sport Paralympic athletics
Disability class F54
Event(s) Throwing events

Georg Tischler (born September 11, 1961) is a Paralympic athlete from Austria competing in seated throwing events. He is classified F54.[1]

Tischler set the F54 World Record for shot put in 2009.[2]

He has competed at four consecutive Paralympics starting in 2000 and has always competed in the shot put and discus as well as the javelin in 2000. His only medal so far came in Athens in 2004 where he won gold in the F54 shot put.[3] He reached the finals but did not medal at the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Georg Tischler". London 2012 Paralympics. Retrieved 22 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "IPC Athletics World Records". International Paralympic Committee. 
  3. ^ Georg Tischler's profile on paralympic.org