Matthias Schröder

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Matthias Schröder
Medal record
Track and field (T12)
Representing  Germany
Paralympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2008 Beijing 400m - T12

Matthias Schröder is a visually impaired Paralympic athlete from Germany competing in T12 (track) and F12 (field) events.[1]

He competed in the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing, China. There he won a gold medal in the men's 400 metres - T12 event, finished seventh in the men's 100 metres - T12 event, finished sixth in the men's 200 metres - T12 event and went out in the first round of the men's 4 x 100 metre relay - T11-13 event. He competed in the 2012 Summer Paralympics but did not win a medal.

In 2009, Schröder set a new F12 Long Jump world record.[2] At the 2012 Paralympics, no Long Jump event was offered for athletes in his classification.


  1. ^ Gold für Matthias Schröder nach Protesterfolg 2008
  2. ^ "IPC Athletics World Records". International Paralympic Committee. Archived from the original on 18 January 2013. Retrieved 21 January 2013. 

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