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Lindsay Sutton

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Classification
F20

Further personal information

Residence
Australia
Languages
English
Higher education
University of the Sunshine Coast: Australia

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up athletics in 2002.
Name of coach
John Eden [national]; Keagan Carmichael [strength], AUS

International debut

Year
2006
Competing for
Australia

General interest

Injuries
In 2011 he had surgery to repair a growth plate in his shoulder that did not fuse. Bone from his hip was taken and inserted into his shoulder, causing him to miss several competitions that year. (paralympic.org.au, 27 Sep 2011)
Awards and honours
He won the 2004 Caloundra City Australia Day Junior Sports Award. (hinterlandgrapevine.com, 09 Aug 2005)
Impairment
He has an intellectual impairment and epilepsy. (paralympic.org.au, 27 Sep 2011)

Results

Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F20 Final Round 2012-09-07 6
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F20 Final 1 2013-07-22 9
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F20 Final 1 2015-10-22 8