Imagen
30862-Alex Klein photo

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Occupation
Student
Languages
English

Sport specific information

Why this sport?
His prosthesist recommended he should get involved in the Games Uniting Mind and Body [GUMBO] scheme, a track and field competition for young people with an impairment. "I wasn't serious at first about it. It took me a couple years to start practising and striving to be better. Once I started really practising, I got much better and I've just been going up from there."
Training Regime
He trains six days a week.

General interest

Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (fox8live.com, 30 Apr 2016)
Impairment
Doctors were forced to amputate his right foot after he was diagnosed with cancer at age eight. (fox8live.com, 30 Apr 2016)