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Corey Anderson

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
F38

Further personal information

Family
Son Alex
Residence
Sydney, NSW, AUS
Languages
English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 10 through Australian children's athletics programme Little Athletics in Sydney, NSW, Australia.
Club / Team
QEII Track Club: Brisbane, QLD, AUS
Name of coach
Des Davis [personal]

General interest

Nicknames
Corzza (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Hobbies
Playing video games. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Desmond Davis, and his grandparents. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
German javelin thrower Johannes Vetter. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Injuries
In 2019 he was out of action for two months after tearing the labrum in his right shoulder. (brisbanetimes.com.au, 10 Nov 2019; Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"I want to be the greatest of all time." (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Awards and honours
He was named 2017 Junior Para Athlete of the Year at the Sports Darling Downs Awards in Queensland, Australia. (sportsdarlingdowns.org, 01 Jun 2017)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (WIN News Toowoomba Facebook page, 21 Feb 2019)