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SPRAGGS Kyrun
Sport Shooting Para sport
NPC Great Britain   
GenderMen
Age27
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Impaired range of motion
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Further Personal Information
Residence
England
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
English
Sport Specific Information
Why this sport?
He was inspired to take up the sport after seeing an advert about British Paralympians. He signed up to the Paralympic Potential: Bring on Brazil programme, and was invited to try out para-sports at Aston University in Birmingham, England. He found that shooting was the sport for him.
Name of coach
Pasan Kularatne [national]
Training Regime
He goes to physiotherapy sessions on a Monday, shooting practice between college classes on Tuesday afternoons and visualisation drills on a Wednesday evening. On Thursdays he does four mile pushes and Fridays are his rest days.
General Interest
Hobbies
Wheelchair basketball, spending time with family and friends. (arthursplace.co.uk, 01 Jan 2014; sportsaid.org.uk, 30 Apr 2014)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games. (sportsaid.org.uk, 30 Apr 2014)
Impairment
At age eight he was diagnosed with systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis. At age 14 he underwent double hip replacement surgery. (healthtalk.org, 26 Apr 2013; portsmouth.co.uk, 02 Feb 2011)

Competition Highlights (historical)
There are no major results available for this athlete.