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Tyler Byers

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T54

Further personal information

Family
Wife Annalee
Residence
Spokane, WA, USA
Occupation
Student
Languages
English
Higher education
Engineering - University of Arizona: Tucson, AZ, USA

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He started in Spokane, Washington, aged nine.

International debut

Year
2003
Competing for
United States
Tournament
World Championships

General interest

Hobbies
Wheelchair basketball. (usparalympics.org, 19 Apr 2011)
Other information
CHARITY WORK
He teamed up with Charles T Sitrin Healthcare Centre's adaptive sports programme to mentor aspiring wheelchair racers in 2007. (Nandzik.com, 01 Aug 2007; Arizona Daily Wildcat, 01 Oct 2003)

SCHOLARSHIP
He studied at University of Arizona through a scholarship and became the assistant coach of the wheelchair racing team in his time there. (usparalympics.org, 19 Apr 2011)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 800 m T54 Heat 1 6
Men's Marathon T54 Final Round 28
Men's 4x100 m T53-54 Heat 3 9999
Men's 10000 m T54 Heat 2 10
Men's 5000 m T54 Heat 2 10
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 4x400 m T53/54 Heat 1 2
Men's 5000 m T54 Heat 1 9
Men's 1500 m T54 Heat 3 8
Men's 1500 m T54 Heat 3 4
Men's 800 m T54 Heat 2 6
Men's 800 m T54 Heat 2 4
Men's Marathon T54 Final Round 24