Geert Schipper H2

  • Netherlands
  • Born: 1977
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Rankings
ITU Paralympic Qualification Ranking 1
Paratriathlon Ranking 2
Starts
32
Podiums
29
Wins
14
Biography

Netherlands’ Geert Schipper suffered a spinal cord injury in a flying accident in 2004. Since then he has gone on to be the founder of Sportisleven, which organises sport clinics and adventure trips for disabled people. He made his paratriathlon debut in 2014 at the Netherlands National Championships, and has since gone on to be a regular on the podium at the biggest events, including silver at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games and gold at WPS Yokohama in 2019.

Career highlights:

- 2nd place 2019 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Lausanne
- Winner 2019 WPS Yokohama
- Winner 2018 European Championships
- 2nd place Rio 2016 Paralympic Games
winner 2018 world championship Ironman Hawaii

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Latest Athlete Results
2
2019 Valencia ETU Paratriathlon European Championships
14 Sep, 2019 - PTWC Men - 01:02:20
2
2019 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Lausanne
01 Sep, 2019 - PTWC Men - 01:08:30
2
2019 Groupe Copley World Paratriathlon Series Montreal
28 Jun, 2019 - PTWC Men - 00:58:27
2
2019 NED Paratriathlon National Championships
02 Jun, 2019 - PTWC Men - 00:55:13
1
2019 Yokohama ITU World Paratriathlon Series
18 May, 2019 - PTWC Men - 00:58:24
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Athlete Fact Sheet
Given Name Geert
Family Name Schipper H2
Representing NED
Paratriathlon Class PTWC
Paratriathlon Subclass H2
Year of Birth 1977
Place of Birth wognum
Coach Bas de Bruin
Sponsors Raboabank, Schouten Techniek
Hobbies active sports
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