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PAYTON Stephen
Sport Para athletics
NPC Great Britain   
GenderMen
Age41
Place of BirthUphall, SCO
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Classification
T38
Further Personal Information
Family
One son
Residence
South Shields, ENG
Occupation
Technician
Higher education
Sports Science - Napier University: Edinburgh, SCO
General Interest
Awards and honours
He has been inducted into Scottish Disability Sports Hall of Fame. (scottishdisabilitysport.com, 2012)

Named Scottish Disability Sport's Athlete of the Year for 2005 and 2006. (scottishdisabilitysport.com, 29 Jan 2010)

For his performances at the 1996 Paralympic Games in Atlanta, he received the British Sports Writers Disabled Athlete of the Year award, the Scottish Athletics Federation [SAF] Athlete of the Year award, and the Sunday Mail Great Scot Unsung Hero award. (scottishdisabilitysport.com, 29 Jan 2010)
Other information
RETIREMENT
He has retired from international competition. (scottishdisabilitysport.com, 2012; tside.co.uk, 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
1 1996 100m T37 11.9 
1 1996 200m T37 24.34 
1 1996 400m T37 54.23 
3 1996 4 x 100m Relay T34-37 52.18
3 2000 100m T38 11.93
3 2000 200m T38 23.75
2 2000 4 x 100m Relay T38  
2 2000 400m T38 51.37
8 2004 200m T38 24.45
5 2004 100m T38 11.76 
3 2004 400m T38 52.32 
5 2008 400m T38 54.02
10 2008 200m T38 24.89
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 1994 100m T37 11.94
1 1994 400m T37 54.84
1 1994 200m T37 25.09
1 1998 100m T38 11.76
1 1998 200m T38 23.71
1 1998 400m T38 53.63
2 2002 200m T38 23.61
2 2002 400m T38 52.99
3 2006 400m T38 53.23