European Para Athletics Championships Berlin 2018

Ottobock is the Official Technical Service Partner for prosthetics, orthotics and wheelchairs at the European Para Athletics Championships Berlin 2018 from 20 to 26 August in Berlin.

Ottobock – our expertise for all athletes

Ottobock technicians will be offering repair and maintenance services for 650 athletes from 30 nations who will be participating in 191 medal competitions. The team will repair all of the equipment that the athletes need for a competition or their everyday lives.

The European Para Athletics Championships Berlin 2018 by the numbers

  • 650 athletes from 30 nations
  • 107 medal competitions for men, 82 medal competitions for women, 1 mixed medal competition
  • Technical service offered on 13 days
  • 7-member technical service team of O&P professionals, wheelchair specialists and welders
  • 6 languages
  • 72 m² workshop space

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For more information please contact:

Merle Florstedt
Corporate Communications
M.Florstedt@remove-this.ottobock.de

Participating Ottobock ambassadors

Ambassadors Discipline
Heinrich Popow Long jump
Samantha Kinghorn Wheelchair racing
Martina Caironi 100 m, long jump
Marlou van Rhijn 100m, 200m
Alicja Fiodorow 100m, 200m
Alexander Pototschnig 200m, 400m


European Running Clinic

Ottobock is the Official Technical Service Partner in Berlin 2018 and is holding a European Running Clinic for the first time during the European Championships.

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Ambassadors

Meet athletes who have made their dreams a reality! By serving as ambassadors, they encourage people with disabilities from all over the world to get involved in sports and enjoy being active in their free time. You can also get to know the technicians who will be on the technical service team at the Paralympic Games.

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