Andre Kajlich

  • United States
  • Born: 1979
Starts
5
Podiums
4
Wins
1
Biography

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency

Origin of Impairment
Accident

Impairment Details
He was hit by a train in 2003 at age 24 while studying in Prague, Czech Republic. The accident resulted in both of his legs being amputated above the knee.

Start of sporting career
He began the sport in 2010. (pentictonwesternnews.com, 31 Jul 2014)

Reason for taking up this sport
He wanted to become an athlete again after his accident.

Training
His swimming training takes place at Harbor Square Athletic Club in Edmonds, WA, United States.

Most influential person in career
His father.

General
OCCUPATION
He works as a researcher at the University of Washington in Seattle, WA, United States.

COMPETITION FIRST
In 2013 he became the first ever wheelchair athlete to compete in the Brazil 135 Ultramarathon.

FAMILY
His parents are both natives of the Czech Republic.
His sister is US actress Bianca Kajlich.


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Competition Highlights

RankEventYearLocationResult
World Championships
2TRI-12012Auckland, NZL59:21
5TRI-12013London, GBR1:05:04

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Latest Athlete Results
5
2013 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final London
11 Sep, 2013 - Paratriathlon Male TRI-1 - 01:05:04
2
2013 San Diego ITU Paratriathlon International Event
20 Apr, 2013 - Paratriathlon Male TRI-1 - 01:21:41
2
2012 Barfoot and Thompson World Triathlon Grand Final Auckland
20 Oct, 2012 - Paratriathlon Male TRI-1 - 00:59:21
1
2012 Edmonton ITU Triathlon World Cup
06 Jul, 2012 - Paratriathlon Male TRI-1 - 01:03:20
2
2011 Dextro Energy Triathlon - ITU World Championship Grand Final Beijing
09 Sep, 2011 - Paratriathlon Male TRI-1 - 01:16:17
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Athlete Fact Sheet
Given Name Andre
Family Name Kajlich
Representing USA
Year of Birth 1979
Place of Birth Edmonds, WA
Residence Seattle , United States
Website http://www.willgodo.com
Twitter @willgodoo
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