Jörg Frischmann

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Jörg Frischmann
Medal record
Paralympic athletics
Representing  Germany
Paralympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1992 Barcelona Shot Putt - THS2
Silver medal – second place 1992 Barcelona Javelin Throw - THS2
Silver medal – second place 1996 Atlanta Shot Putt - F43-44
Bronze medal – third place 2000 Sydney Shot Putt - F44
Bronze medal – third place 2000 Sydney Javelin Throw - F44

Jörg Frischmann is a Paralympic athlete from Germany. He is classified F43, and competes mainly in shot put and javelin events.[1]

Biography[edit]

Joerg has competed in the Paralympics on four occasions. His first was in Barcelona in 1992 where he won gold in the shot put and silver in the javelin. His next appearance was in 1996 where as well as winning a silver in the shot put he also competed in the pentathlon and javelin. In 2000 he reverted to competing in the javelin and shot put, winning bronze medals in both events. His final appearance was in the 2004 Summer Paralympics where he only competed in the shot put and was unable to finish among the medals.[2]

His 14.21 m shot put throw at the Atlanta Paralympics still stands as the T43 world record today.[3]

After studying sport sciences at the German Sport University in Cologne, Frischmann has been working as the Director of Sport for Persons with a Disability at TSV Bayer 04 Leverkusen since 1998.[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jörg Frischmann
  2. ^ profile on paralympic.org
  3. ^ "IPC Athletics World Records". International Paralympic Committee. Archived from the original on January 18, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Athlete of the Month: Joerg Frischmann - September 2006". Retrieved 21 January 2013. 
  5. ^ "Jeorg Frischmann's Facebook page". Retrieved 21 January 2013.