Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Information Technology, Mathematics - University of Saarlandes: Germany
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He first got involved in athletics as a child, and decided to continue after his accident in 1991.
Why this sport?
He met German wheelchair racer Heinrich Koberle at a trial and was encouraged to take up the sport. Koberle gave a wheelchair to Strobel and it became his first racing wheelchair.
Name of coach
Marion Peters [national], GER
Awards and honours
During his career he has been named the Athlete of the Year in Saarland, Germany. (magazin-forum.de, 06 Nov 2015)
He broke his fifth cervical vertebra in 1991 in a swimming pool accident. His injuries resulted in paraplegia. (stefan-strobel.eu, 15 Jul 2011)
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