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Carleigh Dewald

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T34, F34

Further personal information

Languages
English
Higher education
University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign: United States

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up wheelchair racing in eighth grade of school.
Why this sport?
She initially took up track athletics to help with her training for basketball.

General interest

Awards and honours
She was named 2012 High School Female Track Athlete of the Year by US Paralympics. She was also named a Track and Field High School All-American in the 100m and 200m. (al.com, 11 Oct 2012)

She was named a 2011 US Paralympics Track and Field High School All-American in the 100m and 200m. (blazesports.org, Sep 2011)
Impairment
She was born with cerebral palsy. (kval.com, 28 Feb 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T34 Heat 2 2012-08-31 5
Women's 100 m T34 Final Round 2012-08-31 7
Women's 200 m T34 Heat 1 2012-09-06 5
Women's 200 m T34 Final Round 2012-09-06 8