Imagen
34611-Gilbert Anton Orav photo

Gilbert Anton Orav

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T20, F20

Further personal information

Residence
Tallinn, EST
Occupation
Student
Languages
Estonian

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2012 in Tallinn, Estonia.
Why this sport?
He thought he was fast, so he tried sprinting.
Club / Team
SK Kivilind: Estonia
Name of coach
Hennit Kunnapas [club, national], EST

International debut

Year
2018
Competing for
Estonia
Location
France

General interest

Nicknames
Gilbs (Facebook profile, 29 Nov 2017)
Hobbies
Playing basketball. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)
Most influential person in career
His school teacher Helen Tuisk. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)
Hero / Idol
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)
Awards and honours
He was the flag bearer for Estonia at the opening ceremony of the 2018 European Championships in Berlin, Germany. (IPC, 20 Aug 2018)
Impairment
He was diagnosed with brain cancer at age six. Complications during surgery resulted in an intellectual impairment. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2018)