When he was just 9 years old, doctors amputated Heinrich’s leg after discovering a form of bone cancer developing in his left fibula. Far from deterred, the sport-loving youngster began his track and field career in 2001. Since then, Heinrich has gone on to win 27 medals at the Paralympic Games, World and European Championships.
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