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Amanda Malawski

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T37, F37

Further personal information

Languages
English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She was introduced to adaptive sports at age nine.
Why this sport?
She and twin brother Alex initially took part in swimming and athletics [only 100m]. As they became more active they began attending training at Great Lakes Adaptive Sports Association, and she began participating in more athletics events.
Club / Team
Great Lakes Adaptive Sports Association: Lake Forest, IL, USA

International debut

Year
2014
Competing for
United States
Tournament
International Tournament
Location
London, ENG

General interest

Ambitions
To compete at the Paralympic Games. (disabledsportsusa.org, Jul 2015)
Impairment
She was born with cerebral palsy, affecting the right side of her body. Her twin brother Alex is affected on his left side by the condition. (elburnherald.com, 14 Aug 2014)