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Thierry Schmitter

 

Thierry Schmitter

Thierry Schmitter (born in France, 6 May 1969) was a Dutch sailor[1][2] (now sited kite boarder) who was selected as Dutch Disabled Sportsman / woman of the Year in 2011. Thierry Schmitter won a bronze medal in sailing Mixed 2.4mR in Sailing at the 2004 Summer Paralympics and came fifth in the same category in Sailing at the 2008 Summer Paralympics. He also won a bronze medal in 2012.[3]

As of 2012, Thierry Schmitter was an examiner at the European Patent Office in The Hague, in the field of Marine Technology.[3][4]

Thierry is now sited kite boarder. For more information see his website: www.sitkite.com

Awards
Preceded by
Esther Vergeer
Dutch Disabled Sportsman / woman of the Year
2011
Succeeded by
Marlou van Rhijn

References

  1. ^ Easyrigging
  2. ^ ISAF Sailor Biography
  3. ^ a b "EPO examiner wins bronze at Paralympics". European Patent Office. September 10, 2012. Retrieved 12 September 2012. 
  4. ^ "EPO President Battistelli congratulates patent examiner Thierry Schmitter on his Paralympic bronze medal win". European Patent Office. September 20, 2012. Retrieved 23 September 2012. 
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