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Tatyana McFadden: "Blood clots almost killed me"

T54 Paralympian Tatyana McFadden was diagnosed with a blood clotting disorder in February 2017. Despite almost losing her life, the multiple gold medallist was determined to compete at the top level of Para-athletics again. "I wanted to continue... I love racing, it brings obviously much more than medals," she tells Olympics.com of her amazing recovery, culminating in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics in 2021.

Tatyana McFadden: "Blood clots almost killed me"

T54 Paralympian Tatyana McFadden was diagnosed with a blood clotting disorder in February 2017. Despite almost losing her life, the multiple gold medallist was determined to compete at the top level of Para-athletics again. "I wanted to continue... I love racing, it brings obviously much more than medals," she tells Olympics.com of her amazing recovery, culminating in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics in 2021.

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