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EDWARDS Tia
Sport Sitting Volleyball
NPC United States   
GenderWomen
Age24
Place of BirthClaremore, OK, USA
Height1.68 m
Weight 52 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
D
Further Personal Information
Residence
Tulsa, OK, USA
Languages
English
Higher education
Physiotherapy - University of Central Oklahoma: Edmond, OK, USA
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began playing volleyball at age nine in Skiatook, OK, United States of America.
Why this sport?
She was invited to attend a US national sitting volleyball team training camp at age 14.
Name of coach
Bill Hamiter [national], USA
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Opposite hitter
General Interest
Hobbies
Spending time with her two younger sisters, listening to music. (teamusa.org, 01 Oct 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
“Everything happens for a reason. There isn't anything I can't do except write with my left hand.” (tulsaworld.com, 05 Oct 2016)
Impairment
She was born without a left hand. (tulsaworld.com, 05 Oct 2016)
Other information
OTHER STUDIES
She has studied at Langston University in Oklahoma, United States of America. (Twitter profile, 11 Dec 2016)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
1 2016 Team  
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
2 2018 Team