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CAIN Luke
Sport Shooting Para sport
NPC Australia   
GenderMen
Age38
Place of BirthBoneo, AUS
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SH2
Further Personal Information
Residence
Mornington, VIC, AUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began air rifle shooting in 2007 at the Springvale Shooting Range in Victoria, Australia.
Why this sport?
He was looking through the Wheelchair Sports Victoria website for sports he might be capable of doing. Having hunted with his father and cousins as a child, he decided to take up shooting.
Name of coach
Miro Sipek [national]
Handedness
Right
Senior International Debut
Year
2009
Competing for
Australia
General Interest
Nicknames
Cainy (vis.org.au, 03 Oct 2010)
Hero / Idol
US basketball player Michael Jordan, Australian rules football player James Hird. (paralympic.org.au, 11 May 2012, 18 Sep 2016)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs
He always listens to the same music before he competes. (paralympic.org.au, 11 May 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"No excuses." (vis.org.au, 2010)
Famous relatives
His cousins Jason, Cameron and Travis Cloke have all played professional Australian rules football. (sportingpulse.com, 31 Aug 2009)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Facebook page, 11 Sep 2017)
Impairment
In 1999 he was playing Australian rules football when he collided with a teammate and damaged his spinal cord. His injuries resulted in quadriplegia and he spent seven months in hospital rehabilitating. He has limited movement in his hands and fingers. (abc.net.au, 25 Aug 2012; paralympic.org.au, 01 Jun 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
28 2012 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 592
27 2012 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 586
Qualification 2016 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 619.9
Qualification 2016 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 623.0
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
13 2010 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2  
9 2010 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2  
18 2014 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 627.0
48 2014 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 625.0
26 2018 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 623.7
World Cup (Stoke Mandeville)
Rank Year Event Result
5 2015 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 146.7
16 2015 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 626
10 2015 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 623.2
14 2015 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 627.4
4 2015 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 168.0
20 2015 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 629.3
5 2015 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 145.0
26 2015 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 625
13 2016 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 625.1
11 2016 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 631.9
1 2016 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 211.6
27 2016 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 626.5
29 2018 R9 - 50m Rifle Prone SH2 599.3
26 2018 R4 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH2 618.3
39 2018 R5 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH2 622.2