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Michael Hittenberger

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Classification
T46

Further personal information

Residence
Salzburg, AUT
Languages
German

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 2011 in Salzburg, Austria.
Why this sport?
He was fascinated by the 100m sprint.
Club / Team
Union Salzburg Leichathletik: Austria

International debut

Year
2012
Competing for
Austria

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2014 European Championships in Swansea, Wales. (Athlete, 24 Oct 2015)
Hero / Idol
US sprinter Maurice Green, Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell. (Athlete, 24 Oct 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Train hard to run faster." (Athlete, 24 Oct 2015)
Impairment
He has damaged nerves on the right side of his body in the brachial plexus, a network of nerves that conducts signals from the spinal cord. (Athlete, 24 Oct 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T47 Heat 2 2015-10-27 12