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Thomas Young

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Classification
T38

Further personal information

Residence
Shepshed, ENG
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English
Higher education
Sport Studies - Loughborough College: England

Sport specific information

Club / Team
Charnwood Athletic Club: Loughborough, ENG
Name of coach
Joe McDonnell [club], GBR

General interest

Hobbies
Supporting English football club Fulham. (britishathletics.org.uk, 20 Sep 2018; Twitter profile, 04 Feb 2020)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the T38 100m and T38 200m at the 2018 European Championships in Berlin, Germany. (athleticsweekly.com, 26 Aug 2019; britishathletics.org.uk, 20 Sep 2018)
Awards and honours
He was named the 2018 and 2019 Male Para Athlete of the Year by the British Athletics Writers' Association [BAWA]. (britishathletics.org.uk, 23 Nov 2018; athleticsweekly.com, 22 Nov 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (britishathletics.org.uk, 20 Sep 2018)
Impairment
He has neurofibromatosis type 1 [NF1], a condition that affects his coordination and balance. (britishathletics.org.uk, 20 Sep 2018)