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Carsten Zeuke

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T38

Further personal information

Residence
Markkleeberg, GER
Occupation
Physiotherapist
Languages
English, German

Sport specific information

Why this sport?
Previously involved in running, he wanted to return to the sport after his stroke.
Club / Team
SC DHfK Leipzig: Germany
Training Regime
He trains for 90 minutes a day.

General interest

Hero / Idol
German sprint paddler Tina Dietze, German shot putter David Storl. (druckhaus-borna.de, 21 Dec 2016)
Other sports
Prior to his impairment, he was German national marathon champion in 1988. (druckhaus-borna.de, 21 Dec 2016)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2018 European Championships in Berlin, Germany. (markkleeberg.de, 20 Apr 2017)
Impairment
His impairment is the result of a stroke, which resulted in partial paralysis and a visual impairment. (markkleeberg.de, 20 Apr 2017; scdhfk.de, 2017)
Other information
OTHER ACTIVITIES
In April 2017 he ran 110 kilometres over two days from Markkleeberg to Dresden in Germany, to raise funds for the Saxon Impaired Sports Association [SCA] in Leipzig, Germany. (markkleeberg.de, 20 Apr 2017; scdhfk.de, 2017)