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Amberlynn Weber

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Classification
T54

Further personal information

Residence
Liberty Lake, WA, USA
Languages
English
Higher education
Pharmacy - Eastern Washington University: Cheney, WA, USA

Sport specific information

Why this sport?
She attended a sports day where she tried multiple Para sports, and decided her natural ability for athletics meant the sport was the best fit for her.

General interest

Sporting philosophy / motto
"To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift." [US distance runner Steve Prefontaine] (inlander.com, 01 Aug 2012)
Impairment
At age six months she was diagnosed with a form of cancer [neuroblastoma] that damaged her spinal cord, resulting in paralysis of her legs. (spokesman.com, cvsd.org, 01 Dec 2007; spokanevalleyonline.com, 01 Jul 2007)
Other information
OTHER STUDIES
She studied at Spokane Community College, WA, United States of America. (Facebook profile, 19 Sep 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T54 Heat 1 2011-01-22 5
Women's 200 m T54 Final 2011-01-25 7
Women's 400 m T54 Heat 2 2011-01-28 4
Women's 400 m T54 Final 2011-01-29 6
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 400 m T54 Heat 2 2012-09-03 5
Women's 800 m T54 Heat 3 2012-09-04 6
Women's 100 m T54 Heat 1 2012-09-08 5