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TSCHERNIAWSKY Kieran
Sport Para athletics
NPC Great Britain   
GenderMen
Age26
Place of BirthBoston, ENG
Height1.70 m
Weight 70 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
F33
Further Personal Information
Residence
Heckington, ENG
Languages
English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2008, having previously been involved in wheelchair basketball and powerlifting.
Why this sport?
A coach noticed his upper body strength and told him he should try the sport.
Name of coach
Paula Dunn [national], GBR, Jim Edwards [personal], from 2008
Senior International Debut
Year
2011
Competing for
Great Britain
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Christchurch, NZL
General Interest
Most influential person in career
Coach Jim Edwards, and his grandmother. (Athlete, 06 Dec 2010)
Awards and honours
In 2012 he was presented with a Sports Award for Special Achievement by British newspaper the Sleaford Standard. (sleafordstandard.co.uk, 22 Aug 2012)

He was named Sportsperson with an Impairment of the Year at the 2011 Lincolnshire Sports Awards in England. (bbc.co.uk, 18 Nov 2011)
Other sports
At age 15 he became a member of Great Britain's powerlifting development squad. (sleafordstandard.co.uk, 11 Aug 2012)
Impairment
He was born with cerebral palsy. (digitalnewsroom.co.uk, 03 Jan 2014)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
10 2012 Discus Throw F32/33/34 29.05
5 2016 Shot Put F33 8.49
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
7 2011 Discus Throw F32-34 27.52
7 2013 Shot Put F32/33 9.76
5 2013 Discus Throw F32/33/34 29.14
5 2017 Shot Put F33 9.28
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
2 2014 Discus Throw F34 24.28
4 2014 Shot Put F33 8.47