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Dean Miller

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Classification
T37

Further personal information

Residence
Birmingham, ENG
Languages
English
Higher education
Coaching, Physical Education, Sport and Recreation Studies - University of Birmingham: England

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 12 at the Barrow and Furness Striders club in England.
Club / Team
Barrow and Furness Striders [ENG] / University of Birmingham [ENG]:
Name of coach
Paula Dunn [national], GBR; Bud Baldaro [personal]

International debut

Year
2006
Competing for
Great Britain
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Assen, NED

General interest

Nicknames
Deano (Twitter profile, 06 Jan 2014)
Injuries
In August 2015 he injured the patella tendon in his left knee, which resulted in him being unable to compete at the 2015 World Championships Doha, Qatar, and him undergoing surgery a month later. (milermiller.blogspot.com, 10 Sep 2015)

In November 2013 a stress fracture to his lower spine ruled him out of competition for 12 weeks. (bbc.co.uk, 26 Nov 2013)

In 2007 he sustained three separate stress fractures in his foot which put him out of action for 18 months. (nwemail.co.uk, 26 Mar 2011)
Famous relatives
His father Pat Miller competed at national level in steeplechase. (paralympics.org.uk, 10 Jul 2012)
Impairment
He has cerebral palsy which causes limited movement and muscle weakness on the left side of his body. (trackfield97.com, 26 Aug 2014)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 800 m T37 Heat 2 4
Men's 800 m T37 Final Round 8
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 1500 m T37 Final Round 2012-09-03 7
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 1500 m T38 Final 1 2013-07-24 6