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Kevin Strybosch

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
F37, T37

Further personal information

Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English

Sport specific information

Why this sport?
"I met Dave Greig [Para athletics national development coach for Athletics Canada] and he asked me if I wanted to get involved. I was really happy to get invited because I thought it would be a lot more fun and better competition for me."

General interest

Hobbies
Spending time with friends, eating sushi, playing video games. (paralympique.ca, 15 Apr 2018)
Hero / Idol
Canadian wheelchair racer Rick Hansen, Canadian cancer activist Terry Fox. (paralympic.ca, 02 Sep 2011)
Other sports
He was a member of the Canadian sitting volleyball team that competed at the 2010 World Championships in Edmond, OK, United States of America. (paralympic.ca, 15 Aug 2015)
Impairment
He was born with cerebral palsy, which was diagnosed when he was age six months. The condition affects the left side of his body. (paralympic.ca, 15 Aug 2015; lfpress.com, 07 Jan 2011)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F37/38 Final 1 2013-07-21 10
Men's Shot Put F37 Final 1 2013-07-26 11
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F37 Final 1 2015-10-25 14
Men's Discus Throw F37 Final 1 2015-10-30 12
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus F37 Final Round 2016-09-08 9