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Werner Kaiser

Para dance sport

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
Vienna, AUT
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, German

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in 2010.
Why this sport?
He liked to dance before his accident.
Club / Team
Vienna Rolli-Dancedream: Austria
Name of coach
Diethard Govekar [national]
Coach from which country?
Austria
Coach from what year?
2011

International debut

Year
2013
Competing for
Austria
Tournament
World Cup
Location
Cuijk

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Achieving fourth place in the IPC wheelchair dance sport rankings in ballroom dancing in 2013. (Athlete, 24 Nov 2013)
Most influential person in career
Brigitte Kroell, his dancing partner. (Athlete, 24 Nov 2013)
Other sports
He has played wheelchair basketball at club level in Austria. (paralympic.org, 04 Nov 2014)
Ambitions
To reach the finals of the world championships. (Athlete, 24 Nov 2013)
Impairment
A motorcycle accident resulted in him having paraplegia. (Athlete, 24 Nov 2013)
Other information
DANCE PARTNER
He met his partner Brigitte Kroll through playing wheelchair basketball. In 2010 Kroll heard about wheelchair dance training taking place in Vienna, Austria, and invited him to join her. (paralympic.org, 04 Nov 2014)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2013 IPC Wheelchair Dance Sport World Championships (Tokyo, Japan)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Duo Latin Class 2 Final 2013-12-07 10
Mixed Duo Standard Class 2 Final 2013-12-08 7
Malle 2017 World Para Dance Sport World Championships (Malle, Belgium)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Duo Standard Class 2 Final 2017-10-21 8
Duo Latin Class 2 Final 2017-10-22 7