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Mike Lackner

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

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

Further personal information

Residence
Hallein, AUT
Occupation
Student
Languages
English, German
Higher education
Exercise Science - University of Salzburg: Austria

General interest

Hero / Idol
Austrian wheelchair racer Thomas Geierspichler. (kleinezeitung.at, 12 Apr 2015)
Awards and honours
He was named in the All-Star Team for wheelchair basketball at the 2015/16 Austrian Championships. (rollstuhlbasketball.at, 17 Apr 2016)
Other sports
He has played wheelchair basketball at international level. He has also competed in Para swimming at national level in Austria. (a-timing.wien, 04 Mar 2017; kleinezeitung.at, 12 Apr 2015)
Ambitions
To compete at the Paralympic Games. (kleinezeitung.at, 12 Apr 2015)
Impairment
He has paraplegia as the result of a motorcycle accident in July 2013. He spent five weeks in intensive care because of his injuries. (kleinezeitung.at, 12 Apr 2015)