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Sebastian Roob

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T12, F12
Guide
Michael Fleischer

Further personal information

Residence
Germany
Languages
German

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He got into Para athletics while he was at school.
Why this sport?
He first tried athletics when Anne Heinzel, who later became his first coach, ran a sports day at his school for the visually impaired. She invited him to start training at the PSV-Munchen club in 2010.
Club / Team
PSV Munchen: Germany
Name of coach
Rafael Marks

General interest

Impairment
He was diagnosed with the degenerative visual impairment retinitis pigmentosa at age three. (sebastian-roob.de, 01 Dec 2014)
Other information
STUDIES ON HOLD
He initially started tertiary training to become a physiotherapist, but put his studies on hold in order to concentrate fully on his athletics career. (der-renner.eu, 14 Mar 2016)