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Bradley Murere

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T46

Further personal information

Residence
Swakopmund, NAM
Occupation
Student
Languages
Afrikaans, English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 2017 in Swakopmund, Namibia.
Why this sport?
"I love sport and after my accident I wanted to compete with able-bodied athletes."

General interest

Hobbies
Sports. (Athlete, 11 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a silver medal in the T46 200m and a bronze medal in the T46 100m at the 2018 Grand Prix in Berlin, Germany. (Athlete, 11 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
His aunt Petronella Uiras. (Athlete, 11 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Canadian sprinter Andre de Grasse. (Athlete, 11 Nov 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Work hard, no matter what your circumstances. Nothing comes easy. You might have the talent but you need the skills to grow your talent. Work hard and never give up on your dreams." (erongo.com.na, 13 May 2019)
Awards and honours
He was named Junior Male Para Athlete of the Year at the 2019 Namibia Sports Awards. (namibiansun.com, 28 Oct 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (erongo.com.na, 13 Jul 2018)
Impairment
He lost his right arm in a traffic accident in 2012. (erongo.com.na, 13 Jul 2018)