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Simon Detmer

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T37, F37

Further personal information

Residence
Chicago, IL, USA
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began running in high school and became involved in Para athletics in his senior year at Timothy Christian High School in Elmhurst, IL, United States of America
Why this sport?
"When I joined high school I took up running. I came from a family line of runners, so I wanted to run."
Club / Team
Calvin University: Grand Rapids, MI, USA
Name of coach
Brian Diemer [college]

General interest

Injuries
He suffered a fractured right fibula in his third-ever race competing at Timothy Christian High School in Elmhurst, IL, United States of America. Throughout his four years of high school he suffered from numerous injuries and suffered a broken foot in late 2018. (calvin.edu, 01 Apr 2019)
Other sports
He competed in cross-country running at Timothy Christian High School in Elmhurst, IL, United States of America. (calvin.edu, 01 Apr 2019)
Impairment
He has right-side hemiplegia, which causes the right side of his body to have muscle weakness, coordination weakness, and partial paralysis. (calvin.edu, 01 Apr 2019)