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Anthony Brogden

Shooting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
Taumarunui, NZL
Languages
English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began clay target shooting at age 20. He took up shooting Para sport in 2010.
Why this sport?
He learnt to shoot as a child while hunting with his father. "My dad was into shooting and I was always a hunter or fisherman type before the accident. As soon as dad took me out shooting, that was it. It became a life passion. I've competed seriously since the mid-1980s. I stopped for a bit then went full on since 2004."
Club / Team
Taumarunui: New Zealand
Handedness
Left

General interest

Nicknames
Tony (givealittle.co.nz, 06 Jun 2015; Facebook profile, 01 Dec 2018)
Impairment
He broke the T5 vertebra in his spinal cord in a motorcycle accident at age 20, which resulted in paraplegia. (givealittle.co.nz, 30 Sep 2015; givealittle.co.nz, 06 Jun 2015)
Other information
COACHING
He has served as coach of the Fiji national able-bodied shooting team. (Facebook profile, 08 Oct 2017; fijitimes.com, 26 Feb 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Lonato 2018 World Shooting Para Sport Para Trap Championships (Lonato Del Garda, Italy)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
PT1 - Mixed Trap Qualification 2018-10-06 8