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Daphne Schrager

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Classification
T35

Further personal information

Occupation
Student
Languages
English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began competing in 2013.
Why this sport?
Her father and her sisters ran, and her physiotherapist recommended she attend a Para sport day at Gloucester University in England. She tried football and wheelchair basketball at the event, before settling on Para athletics after being encouraged by coach Job King.
Club / Team
Team Bath [ENG] / Millfield School [ENG]:
Training Regime
Each week, she takes part in running and hockey training. She also rides horses on a weekly basis, which stretches her legs and helps her balance.

General interest

Hobbies
Horse riding, going to the cinema, watching television, cooking. (sportsaid.org.uk, 05 Aug 2015)
Most influential person in career
Her mother. (sportsaid.org.uk, 05 Aug 2015)
Hero / Idol
British Para middle distance runner Paul Blake. (sportsaid.org.uk, 05 Aug 2015)
Ambitions
To compete at the Paralympic Games. (sportsaid.org.uk, 05 Aug 2015)