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Fabian Kieliger

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T54

Further personal information

Family
Partner Esther
Residence
Thun, SUI
Occupation
Athlete, Manager, Volunteer
Languages
German
Higher education
Hospitality Management

General interest

Hobbies
Spending time with friends, baking. (migrosmagazin.ch, 31 Dec 2018; luzernerzeitung.ch, 23 Dec, 2018, 14 Oct 2018)
Impairment
In 2015 he suffered a spinal injury after an accident while out biking on a mountain trail. "After the accident, I only remember waking up in a hospital in Bern [Switzerland]. I fell six metres into a stream bed, and was found with a collapsed lung, six broken ribs, three broken teeth, a craniocerebral trauma and paraplegia from the eighth vertebra." (rollstuhlsportevents.ch, 25 May 2019; migrosmagazin.ch, 31 Dec 2018)
Other information
OTHER ACTIVITIES
He works as a manager for Haiti Rehab, which is based in Schaffhausen, Switzerland. The organisation aims to financially support health, integration and rehabilitation projects in Haiti. As part of the charity, in December 2018 he helped build a bakery in the country. (Facebook profile, 05 Sep 2019; Verein HaitiRehab Schweiz Facebook page, 26 Jun 2019; haitirehab.ch, Dec 2018)