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Kieran O'Hara

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Classification
T20

Further personal information

Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began running in 2014 in London, England.
Why this sport?
"At my special school we didn't do athletics, so no one knew I was a good runner. My dad saw how fast I ran on the football pitch and got me to join Havering Athletic Club."
Club / Team
Havering Athletic Club: London, ENG
Training Regime
He trains six days a week.

General interest

Hero / Idol
US sprinter Michael Johnson, Kenyan middle-distance runner Asbel Kiprop, British middle-distance runner Sebastian Coe. (havering-mayesbrook.org, 25 Apr 2018)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"I like winning medals, but I tell my parents that the most important thing is to take part. I always shake the hands of the other athletes when I finish a race and say well done." (havering-mayesbrook.org, 25 Apr 2018)