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Kevin de Loght

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Classification
T35

Further personal information

Residence
Deurne, BEL
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Dutch

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up para-athletics in 1996 in Antwerp, Belgium.
Why this sport?
It helped with his rehabilitation
Club / Team
Wapper VZW [BEL] / Olse AC [BEL]:
Name of coach
Walter Lommant [Olse AC]; Walter De Loght [father], BEL

International debut

Year
1997
Competing for
Belgium

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2012 European Championships in Stadskanaal, Netherlands, the 2013 World Championships in Lyon, France and the 2014 European Championships in Swansea, Wales. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015)
Hero / Idol
Belgian sprinter Kevin Borlee. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015)
Impairment
He was born with cerebral palsy, which mainly affects the left side of his body. (Athlete, 23 Oct 2015; kevindeloght.be, 15 May 2014)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T35 Semifinal 1 2013-07-22 10
Men's 200 m T35 Semifinal 1 2013-07-26 9
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m T35 Heat 2 2015-10-24 10
Men's 100 m T35 Heat 1 2015-10-28 13