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Prochaine sortie: Paris 2024!

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I would like to participate in the Paralympics 2024. This requires a lot of travelling and training. By making a financial contribution, you will help make this possible and give me the push I need to make my dream come true.

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Total Amount: €25.00

Hi, I'm NielsVink

I was born on 6 December 2002 and have a great passion: wheelchair tennis! Since 2014, I have been devoting a lot of time to this intensive sport on a daily basis. My first big goal was to achieve success at the Paralympics in Tokyo 2020. With a gold (doubles) and bronze (singles) medal, I have certainly achieved that! But I am far from finished and I want to achieve much more. Like first place on the singles world ranking list. And a gold singles record at the Paris Paralympics in 2024.

The road to Paris from Helmond is not as long as the one to Tokyo, but still, participation is not for everyone. In the long run-up I have to train very hard and play many international tennis tournaments to rack up points.

Travelling to international competitions (and everything that comes with it) costs a lot of money. I have to pay these costs myself and that is why I can really use your help. With a financial contribution you can give me a push in the right direction. Will you help me on my way? The rest I will do!

You may be wondering why I'm in a wheelchair. I had a bacterial infection at the age of one (meningococcal sepsis), which amputated my legs, fingertips and several spots of my skin. But I don't feel different from others and I'm no different from others. I want to inspire others (with or without disabilities) to pursue their dreams and get the best out of themselves.

Thinking in possibilities! That's what I believe in and what has brought me this far! Will you help me get on with it?

More about Niels

Tournament Planner 2022

08 - 12 January: Victorian Open Melbourne, ITF 1
15 - 19 January: Melbourne Open, Super Series
23 - 27 January: Australian Open, Grand Slam
02 - 06 March: Georgia Open USA, ITF 1
March 08 - 13: Cajun Classic USA, Super Series
02 - 08 May: Villamoura Portugal, BNP Paribas World Team Cup
18 - 22 May: TRAM Barcelona Open, ITF 2
31 May - 4 June: Roland Garros, Grand Slam
July 7 - 10: Wimbledon, Grand Slam
12 - 17 July: British Open Wheelchair Tennis Championships, Super Series

Are you joining?

I would like to participate in the Paralympics 2024. This requires a lot of travelling and training. By making a financial contribution, you will help make this possible and give me the push I need to make my dream come true.

Make your choice below.

Personal info

Total Amount: €25.00

My triumph in Tokyo: Paralympics 2021

  • 27 August: quad doubles quarter-final: against David Wagner and Bryan Barten: 6-2, 6-1 won.
  • 28 August: quad single 1st round: against Shraga Weinberg: 6-0, 6-3 win.
  • 29 August: quad doubles semi-final: against Antony Cotterill and Andy Lapthorne: 6-0, 6-2 won.
  • 30 August: quad single quarterfinal: against Andy Lapthorne: 6-4, 6-1 win.
  • 31 August: quad single semi-final against Dylan Alcott: lost 4-6, 6-3, 4-6.
  • 1 September: quad doubles final against Dylan Alcott and Heath Davidson: 6-4, 6-3 win. GOLD!
  • 3 September: quad single for bronze against Koji Sugeno: 6-1, 6-4 win. BRONZE!