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Theo Mathys

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T12, F12

Further personal information

Residence
Sion, SUI
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
French

Sport specific information

Name of coach
Beat Fah [national], SUI

General interest

Hobbies
Supporting Swiss football team FC Sion, and English football team Liverpool FC. (Instagram profile, 04 Aug 2019; Facebook profile, 01 Jun 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2024 Paralympic Games in Paris. (Instagram profile, 06 Jan 2019)
Impairment
At age seven he was discovered with a genetic impairment called adrenoleukodystrophy [ALD], which attacks the central nervous system. The degenerative affect of ALD affects his vision. (lenouvelliste.ch, 16 Sep 2018; lematin.ch, 24 Mar 2014)