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Spencer Kimbro

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T53

Further personal information

Residence
Moses Lake, WA, USA
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport with ParaSport Spokane in the United States of America.
Why this sport?
He initially played wheelchair basketball but ParaSport Spokane executive director Teresa Skinner thought his speed on the court would transfer well to Para athletics.
Club / Team
ParaSport Spokane: United States
Name of coach
Tomie Zuchetto [club]

General interest

Hobbies
Hunting, fishing. (teamusa.org, 2014)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"There's kids like me that aren't very positive and they don't think they can do anything. They're all doom and gloom about being disabled and in a wheelchair and stuff. I just show them that it's no different than being a regular person that can walk." (columbiabasinherald.com, 04 Aug 2015)
Other sports
He also competes in wheelchair basketball, representing his club Parasport Spokane at the 2017 National Tournament. (parasportspokane.org, 29 Mar 2017)
Impairment
He was born with spina bifida and scoliosis, and without a left leg. (columbiabasinherald.com, 04 Aug 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T53 Heat 1 2015-10-22 14
Men's 200 m T53 Heat 2 2015-10-25 10
Men's 800 m T53 Heat 3 2015-10-29 16