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Helen Groth

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Impaired range of motion
Classification
T35, F35

Further personal information

Residence
Schwaikheim, GER
Languages
German

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the Para athletics at age 11 in SV Winnenden, Germany.
Why this sport?
She tried competing in handball but preferred an individual sport, so she tried athletics.
Club / Team
SV Winnenden: Germany
Name of coach
Carsten Engelke [personal]; Silvia Wundel [personal]
Training Regime
She trains twice a week.

International debut

Year
2017
Competing for
Germany

General interest

Impairment
She has diparesis which affects her both legs, the left one is affected more. It is a result of cerebral hemorrhage which occurred during the delivery and resulted in some brain damage. (zvw.de, 30 May 2018)