Daniel Arnold (table tennis)

Daniel Arnold (born 16 December 1978) is a retired German para table tennis player who competed in international level events. He is a six-time Paralympic champion, five-time World champion and eight-time European champion. He was born with deformed arms and a shortened right leg due to dysmelia.[1][2]

Daniel Arnold
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Personal information
Born (1978-12-16) 16 December 1978 (age 42)
Augsburg, Germany
Height1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Sport
Country Germany
SportPara table tennis
DisabilityDysmelia
Disability classC6
Medal record
Para table tennis
Representing  Germany
Paralympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2000 Sydney Men's teams C6-7
Gold medal – first place 2004 Athens Men's singles C6
Gold medal – first place 2004 Athens Men's teams C6-7
Silver medal – second place 2000 Sydney Men's singles C6
Silver medal – second place 2008 Beijing Men's singles C6
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1998 Paris Men's singles C6
Gold medal – first place 1998 Paris Men's teams C6-7
Gold medal – first place 2002 Taipei Men's teams C6-7
Gold medal – first place 2006 Montreux Men's singles C6
Gold medal – first place 2006 Montreux Men's teams C6
Bronze medal – third place 2002 Taipei Men's singles C6
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 1997 Stockholm Men's teams C6
Gold medal – first place 1999 Piestany Men's singles C6
Gold medal – first place 1999 Piestany Men's teams C6
Gold medal – first place 2001 Frankfurt Men's teams C6
Gold medal – first place 2003 Zagreb Men's teams C6
Gold medal – first place 2005 Jesolo Men's singles C6
Gold medal – first place 2007 Kranjska Gora Men's singles C6
Gold medal – first place 2007 Kranjska Gora Men's teams C6
Silver medal – second place 2003 Zagreb Men's singles C6
Silver medal – second place 2005 Jesolo Men's teams C6
Bronze medal – third place 1997 Stockholm Men's singles C6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Daniel Arnold - IPTTF Profile". International Para Table Tennis Federation. 27 September 2020.
  2. ^ "After table tennis gold by Wollmert, silver for Arnold (in German)". stimme.de. 11 September 2008.