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Reinier Penninga

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Classification
T64

Further personal information

Residence
Zuidhorn, NED
Occupation
Student
Languages
Dutch, English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 2016.
Why this sport?
He got involved in the sport after he was noticed at a talent discovery day in Utrecht, Netherlands.
Club / Team
Groningen Atletiek: Netherlands

General interest

Hero / Idol
British Para sprinter Jonathan Peacock. (readytosport.nl, 08 Sep 2017)
Ambitions
To qualify for the Paralympic Games in 2020 or 2024. (destreekkrant.nu, 19 Jul 2017)
Impairment
He was born with fibula aplasia, which resulted in the amputation of his right foot a few days before his second birthday. (readytosport.nl, 08 Sep 2017; destreekkrant.nu, 19 Jul 2017)