Canberra wheelchair athlete Matt Leggett to play at inaugural tennis open

The ACT’s top-ranked wheelchair tennis player Matthew Leggett wants to make a charge at the inaugural Canberra wheelchair open later this year.

Leggett suffers from osteogenesis imperfecta, a genetic disorder that affects the bones. It means Leggett’s bones tend to break easily and don’t grow as strong as everyone else’s. Read More at Cambera Times……

 

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Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a genetic disorder that causes a person's bones to break easily, often from little or no apparent trauma. OI is also called "brittle bone disease." OI varies in severity from person to person, ranging from a mild type to a severe type that causes death before or shortly after birth.

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