Geert Schipper H2

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

He has an incomplete spinal cord injury from a flying accident in 2004. He is the founder of Sportisleven, which organizes sporting clinics and adventures trips for disabled people. He made his debut in paratriathlon in 2014, at the Netherlands National Championships. Since then, he’s been on the podium in most of the races he’s done, both in Long Distance and Sprint events.

Recent Highlights

- 2nd place at the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Rotterdam;
- Winner of the 2017 Edmonton ITU World Paratriathlon Series;
- Winner of the 2016 NED Paratriathlon National Championships;
- Winner of the 2017 Yokohama ITU World Paratriathlon Series;
- 2nd place at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Paralympic Games; and
- 4th place at the 2017 Kitzbühel ETU Triathlon European Championships.

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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
Year of Birth 1977
Place of Birth Wognum
Coach Bas de Bruin
Sponsors Raboabank, Schouten Techniek
Hobbies wood working making funiture
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