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Daniel West

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Classification
F34

Further personal information

Family
Wife Claire
Residence
Nottingham, ENG
Occupation
Sports Administrator
Languages
English
Higher education
Sports Administration - Colchester Institute: England

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up athletics in 1989 at age 11 in Cambridge, England.
Why this sport?
He likes all sports but athletics is what he enjoys most.
Name of coach
Paula Dunn [national]
Coach from which country?
Great Britain

International debut

Year
1996
Competing for
Great Britain
Location
Atlanta, GA

General interest

Nicknames
Westy (Athlete, 12 Jan 2011)
Hobbies
Supporting English football club Tottenham Hotspur. (paralympics.org.uk, 27 Aug 2012)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning two silver medals at the 2006 World Championships in Assen, Netherlands. (Athlete, 12 Jan 2011)
Injuries
He injured his thigh and shin during the F33-4/52 shot put final at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing when a loose chair strap caused him to fall to the ground during a throw. He has also cracked a rib in the past. (Athlete, 09 Dec 2010; lboro.ac.uk, 14 Sep 2008)
Impairment
He has cerebral palsy. (paralympics.org.uk, 27 Aug 2012)
Other information
OCCUPATION
He works as a satellite clubs officer for Sport Nottinghamshire. He previously worked as a marketing and communications assistant for the English Federation of Disability Sport. (sportnottinghamshire.co.uk, 26 Mar 2014)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Atlanta 1996 Paralympic Games (Atlanta, United States of America)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F32-33 Final Round 3
Men's Discus Throw F32-33 Final Round 8
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F33/34/52 Final Round 6
Men's Shot Put F33/34/52 Final Round 8
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F33/34 Final Round 2
Men's Shot Put F34 Final Round 2
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F33-34 Final Round 2
Men's Shot Put F33-34 Final Round 4
IPC Athletics World Championships Villeneuve d'Ascq 2002 (Villeneuve d'Ascq, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F33-34 Final Round 3
Men's Shot Put F34 Final Round 2
Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games (Sydney, Australia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F34 Final Round 3
IPC Athletics World Championships Birmingham 1998 (Birmingham, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F34 Final Round 5
Men's Discus Throw F34 Final Round 6
Men's Shot Put F34 Final Round 2
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F34 Final 2011-01-22 2
Men's Discus Throw F32-34 Final 2011-01-24 13
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F34 Final Round 2012-09-04 7