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Matiwos Russom

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T53

Further personal information

Residence
Basel, SUI
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
German
Higher education
Business

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 2016. He began competing in 2017 in Nottwil, Switzerland.
Name of coach
Beat Fah [national], SUI; Paul Odermatt [personal]
Training Regime
He trains six times a week.

General interest

Hobbies
Wheelchair tennis, wheelchair basketball. (bzbasel.ch, 05 Aug 2019; Schweizer Paraplegiker-Vereinigung Youtube Channel, 18 Apr 2019)
Hero / Idol
Swiss Para athlete Marcel Hug. (bzbasel.ch, 05 Aug 2019)
Impairment
His has paraplegia due to a tumour in his back. (rollstuhlsportevents.ch, 25 May 2019)