Natalia Settelen

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Classification
T33

Further personal information

Languages
English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up wheelchair racing seriously in 2017.
Why this sport?
"I'd tried wheelchair racing for only a few minutes before being entered in the London Youth Games, where I won a gold medal in the 100m. I was so inspired by watching Hannah Cockcroft [British wheelchair racer] at the Paralympics and [the 2017] world championships. I remember seeing her for the first time in 2012 and my parents saying to me, 'Looks like this might be the sport for you'."
Club / Team
Weir Archer Academy: London, ENG
Name of coach
Jenny Archer [club]

General interest

Awards and honours
In 2019 she received a special recognition award from her club Weir Archer Academy for her performance at the Diamond League Anniversary Games in July that year. (Facebook page, 08 Dec 2019; weirarcher.co.uk, 16 Dec 2019)