Kai Ryan wants to win gold at the Paralympics. But the current rules won’t let him

Kai Ryan is one of the most talented tennis players with a disability his coaches have ever seen.

Like any talented Australian athlete, the 17-year-old, who has a form of dwarfism called achondroplasia, has his list of sporting dreams.

One stands out.

“I want to be a Paralympic gold medallist for tennis,” Kai told ABC RN’s Drive.

But under International Paralympic Committee rules, his dream looks unlikely, if not impossible.

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