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1924-Kenny Churchill photo

Kenny Churchill

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Classification
F37

Further personal information

Family
Partner Claire Williams, children Gracie, Ewan and Amber
Residence
Leicester, ENG
Languages
English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began athletics at school in 1987.
Why this sport?
He enjoys athletics.
Club / Team
Chanwood Athletics Club: Leicester, ENG
Name of coach
Esa Utriainen

International debut

Year
1989
Competing for
Great Britain
Tournament
World Games
Location
Miami, FL, USA

General interest

Nicknames
Ken or 'Moose' [because he's a "mad moose" and a funny guy]. (Athlete, 09 Dec 2010)
Hobbies
Basketball, playing video games. (Athlete, 09 Dec 2010)
Most influential person in career
Steve Backley, and his father Kenneth. "He [Kenneth] worked so hard for me so I could go so far in my life." (gazettelive.co.uk, 08 Sep 2008, Athlete, 09 Dec 2010)
Famous relatives
His partner is British Paralympic discus thrower Claire Williams. (paralympics.org.uk, 15 Jan 2010)
Impairment
He has cerebral palsy, as a result the right hand side of his body doesn't receive signals from his brain as quickly as the left side. (gazettelive.co.uk, 08 Sep 2008)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F37/38 Final Round 6
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F37/38 Final 2011-01-26 5