Gavin Yarwood

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F33

Further personal information

Residence
Leek, ENG
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English
Higher education
Music Studies

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up shot put in 2013.
Why this sport?
He was inspired to take up para-athletics after watching the 2012 Paralympic Games in London.
Name of coach
Paula Dunn [national], GBR; Morris Fox [personal]
Training Regime
He trains twice a week at the Northwood Stadium in Stoke-on-Trent, England.

General interest

Impairment
He was involved in a moped accident in June 1999 in Greece. He broke his leg and sustained brain injuries which affect his balance. (leek-news.co.uk, 11 Jun 2015)