Urs Kolly (born July 24, 1968 in Fribourg) is a Swiss retired Paralympic athlete who has won seven Paralympic gold medals and a bronze medal and multiple World medals. He has won one or more golds at every Summer Paralympics from 1992 to 2004. He also won a bronze at the 2008 Summer Paralympics. In addition to this he won the 2004 Credit Suisse Sports Awards for disabled athlete.[1]

Urs Kolly
Urs Kolly (cropped).jpg
Kolly in 2009
Personal information
Born (1968-07-24) 24 July 1968 (age 53)
Fribourg, Switzerland
Sport
Country  Switzerland
SportParalympic athletics
Disability classT44, F44, P44
Medal record
Paralympic athletics
Representing   Switzerland
Paralympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1992 Barcelona Discus throw THS3
Gold medal – first place 1996 Atlanta Long jump F44
Gold medal – first place 1996 Atlanta Pentathlon P44
Gold medal – first place 2000 Sydney Long jump F44
Gold medal – first place 2000 Sydney Pentathlon P44
Gold medal – first place 2004 Athens Long jump F44
Gold medal – first place 2004 Athens Pentathlon P44
Bronze medal – third place 2008 Beijing Pentathlon P44
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1998 Birmingham Discus throw F44
Gold medal – first place 1998 Birmingham Pentathlon P44
Silver medal – second place 1994 Berlin 4x100m relay T42-46
Silver medal – second place 1994 Berlin Discus throw F44
Silver medal – second place 2002 Lille Javelin throw F44
Bronze medal – third place 2002 Lille Long jump F44
Bronze medal – third place 2006 Assen Pentathlon P44
European Championships
Silver medal – second place 2003 Assen Javelin throw F44/46
Bronze medal – third place 2005 Espoo Javelin throw F44

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Urs Kolly - Swiss Paralympic (in German)". Swiss Paralympic. 4 January 2022.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)

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