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HENLY Guy
Sport Para athletics
NPC Australia   
GenderMen
Age31
Place of BirthSydney, AUS
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F37
Further Personal Information
Residence
Blacktown, NSW, AUS
Occupation
Administrator, Information Technology
Languages
English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began throwing the discus and shot put after attending an Australian Paralympic Committee talent search programme in 2010 in Sydney, NSW, Australia.
Why this sport?
"I had always wanted to get into tennis. I'd played that for a long time but there is only wheelchair tennis at the Paralympics and that's not really my thing. So I thought why not go to the talent search day and see what else I can try."
Club / Team
Hills District Athletics Club [AUS] / New South Wales Institute of Sport [AUS]:
Name of coach
Breanne Clement [personal]; Karyne di Marco [personal]
Senior International Debut
Year
2011
Competing for
Australia
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze at the 2013 World Championships in Lyon, France. (paralympic.org.au, 18 Sep 2016)
Hero / Idol
Australian discus thrower Dani Samuels, Australian javelin thrower Kim Mickle, Swiss tennis player Roger Federer. (paralympic.org.au, 18 Sep 2016; athletics.com.au, 2017)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs
He takes his shoes off before entering the pre-race call room. After leaving the room he puts them back on, left foot first. (athletics.com.au, 2017)
Other sports
He has competed in able-bodied athletics competitions at national level. (athletics.com.au, 06 Mar 2015)
Impairment
He developed a brain tumour at age seven, which affected the right side of his body and caused a loss of vision. (paralympic.org.au, 2011)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
4 2016 Discus Throw F37 51.97
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
3 2013 Discus Throw F37/38 51.13
8 2013 Shot Put F37 11.55
2 2015 Discus Throw F37 53.41
2 2017 Discus Throw F37 53.59