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Tiaan Huyzers

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
F44

Further personal information

Residence
Rustenburg, RSA
Languages
Afrikaans, English

Sport specific information

Why this sport?
After being fitted with his prosthetic leg, he was encouraged to try-out for discus and shot put.
Name of coach
Suzanne Ferreira [national], RSA

General interest

Impairment
He was born with an underdeveloped left leg and underwent a below the knee amputation at age four. (icexpress.co.za, 07 Apr 2013)
Other information
OTHER ACTIVITIES
He is an affiliate of the Jumping Kids Prosthetic Fund, a non profit initiative launched in 2009 to assist young South Africans living with amputations to access advanced prosthetic solutions. (jumpingkids.org.za, 30 Mar 2016; icexpress.co.za, 07 Apr 2013)