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Johannes Sauer
  • Born: 02/16/1968
  • Age: 47
  • Height: 176cm
  • Weight: 80kg
  • Birthplace: South Africa


SCMRA (Vancouver)

Languages spoken:

English, Afrikaans

Idols (in sport or other):

Michael Jordan

Favourite activities outside of sport:

Photography (architecture), fishing, ATV

Training Location(s):

Port Coquitlam, BC

Preferred sport events / Specialties:

Target shooting


Dr Saul MIller

Senior national athlete since:


College/ University (year graduated):

University of Pretoria (1994)

Focus of studies:

Business Management

Other sports participated in:

Triathlon, Long Distance Running, Sailling

Favourite movies / TV shows:


Favourite quote / motto:

Never Give Up

Canadian, World or Olympic records held (at any time):

Canadian Prone Record – 596 Current

National titles (include event, year):

Canadian Champion – 2005, 2011

Career notes (inc. Top results) in 2011:

Canadian Championships – 1st

Career notes (inc. Top results) in 2010:

World Cup USA – 23rd
Canadian Championship – 2nd
World Championships – 32nd

Career notes (inc. Top results) in 2009:

World Cup Milan – 28th
World Cup Beijing – 38th
Canadian Championship – 2nd

Career notes (inc. Top results) in 2008:

Beijing Olympic Games – 44th

Career notes (inc. Top results) in 2007:

World Cup Munich – 48th

Career notes (inc. Top results) in 2006:

WC Resende, Brazil – 29th
WC Milan, 35th
WC Munich 39th
Commonwealth Games – Melbourne 10th (pairs competition)

Career notes prior (excluding Olympic):

CAT Games 2005 – Salinas – 1st
WC Munich 2005 – 17th

World Championship appearances – Best results by year:

2010 – 32nd

Major awards (ex. CDN Player of Year, Hall of Fame inductee):

Canadian Shooting Sport Athlete of the Year 2005

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