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Eden Rainbow-Cooper

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Classification
T54

Further personal information

Residence
Portsmouth, ENG
Languages
English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began wheelchair racing in 2013.
Why this sport?
She was introduced to wheelchair racing through the English Federation of Disability Sports' 'Playground to Podium' scheme. She was also inspired by the 2012 Paralympic Games. "I love the speed of wheelchair racing, it is so different from other sports."
Club / Team
Weir Archer Academy: Kingston upon Thames, ENG
Name of coach
Jenny Archer [club]; Paula Dunn [national], GBR
Training Regime
She trains three times a week.

General interest

Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (northamptonchron.co.uk, 15 Jul 2015)
Impairment
She was born with sacral agenesis, which affects her body below the waist. (northamptonchron.co.uk, 15 Jul 2015)