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Michaela Kummer

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
T12
Guide
Husband Oliver Kummer

Further personal information

Family
Husband Oliver Kummer, two children
Residence
Germany
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
German

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up running in 1993.
Why this sport?
"Running is what I have to remain independent."
Club / Team
TSV Calw: Germany

General interest

Impairment
At age seven she was diagnosed with rod–cone dystrophy. (wbrs-online.net, 11 Apr 2019; tagblatt.de, 10 Jan 2010)
Other information
CAREER BREAK AND RETURN
In late-2017 she took a break from Para athletics due to injury and returned to competition at the 2019 Berlin Half Marathon. (wbrs-online.net, 11 Apr 2019; dbs-npc.de, 08 Apr 2019; leichtathletik-datenbank.de, 23 May 2019)