17891-Beau Menzies photo

Beau Menzies

Football 7-a-side


Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy

Sport specific information

Why this sport?
After the Australian soccer team failed to qualify for the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, he decided to begin athletics training as an alternative way of competing at the event.
Training Regime
His training sessions last for two hours.

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Playing football for Australia at the 2000 Paralympic Games in Sydney. (, 12 May 2011)
Other sports
He was part of Australia's cerebral palsy football team at the 2000 Paralympic Games in Sydney. (, 07 Jun 2012)
Other information
He has served as a Hercules Ambassador in Mackay, QLD, Australia. His role involves promoting the benefits of sport within the community. (, 23 Jan 2014)


Unit Date Rank
Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games (Sydney, Australia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Tournament Group B 3
Men's Tournament Group B 5
Men's Tournament Group B 6
Men's Tournament Classification 7-8 1