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Tamara Adam

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T63

Further personal information

Residence
Rodenkirchen, GER
Languages
German

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began Para athletics at age 11 at the SV Brake club in Germany.
Why this sport?
She went to a Para sports festival organised by the SV Bayer 04 Leverkusen club. Her talent was recognised while she was there by German Para athlete Heinrich Popow and she decided to try Para athletics.
Club / Team
SV Brake : Germany

General interest

Hobbies
Inline skating, climbing, art., drawing. (lsb-niedersachsen.de, 13 Aug 2019; nwzonline.de, 11 Feb 2017)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (nwzonline.de, 13 Aug 2019)
Impairment
At age nine she was diagnosed with bone cancer and doctors had to amputee her left lower leg. (germ nwzonline.de, 13 Aug 2019)
Other information
ART WORK
One of her passions is art and she has decorated her prosthesis with designs and drawings of her own. (lsb-niedersachsen.de, 13 Aug 2019)