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Keegan Knott

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S9, SB8, SM9

Further personal information

Residence
Lake Villa, IL, USA
Occupation
Student
Languages
English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming competitively at age seven.
Club / Team
Pleasant Prairie Patriots: Kenosha, WI, USA

International debut

Year
2018
Competing for
United States

General interest

Hobbies
Reading. (Twitter profile, 13 Mar 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2019 Parapan American Games in Lima, Peru. (livingwithamplitude.com, 01 Sep 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Instagram profile, 21 Jun 2021)
Impairment
She was born with congenital femoral deficiency and fibular hemimelia in her right leg, meaning her right femur and tibia are shorter and she is missing her fibula and hip on her right side. (nerdybookclub.wordpress.com, 28 Jan 2015)