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Rodgers Kiprop

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T11, F11
Guide
Alfa Kaling’a Kisa

Further personal information

Languages
English, Swahili

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began Para athletics in 2011.
Why this sport?
"I discovered I had talent in athletics."

International debut

Year
2019
Competing for
Kenya

General interest

Hobbies
Singing. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2019 Frankfurt Marathon in Germany. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Ruth Cheruto Chumo. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
Kenyan long-distance runner Geoffrey Kamworor. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (dailysport.co.ke, 06 Aug 2019)
Impairment
His visual impairment is the result of a tree branch piercing his eye. (Athlete, 07 Nov 2019)