After a rapid rise in the world lit, Valeska garlic belongs to the favorite circle at the Paralympics debut in Badminton. She was 14 years old when she sat down on a normal school day on a windowsill, losing balance, consequently crashed into the depths and has been paralyzed in the wheelchair since then.

For several months, the then teenager was stationed in the hospital. It followed a rehab, where she fought back into life and quickly accepted her fate. Two years after the accident then the luck: Garlic tried on a trade fair for people with disabilities Para badminton – and immediately fell in love with sports.

Rapid International Rise

However, the next club was an hour’s drive away from her homeland, so that the native Bonnerin could not train regularly. To the SID she said that the sport was initially only a hobby and no real idea behind it. But she was getting better and better. She quickly became the best German players and showed them internationally. In the meantime, it is an exemplary European champion and occurred three years ago even the number of the para badminton world ranking list.

Now your passion has been added to the Paralympic Games, where the 30-year-old is one of the Favoritekreis, but in preparation was plagued by health problems. Chef De Mission Karl Quade obliged her, she could easily play. The athlete itself wants to look from game to game.