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Lisa McIntosh

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T37

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She first competed in 1998.

International debut

Year
1998
Competing for
Australia

General interest

Nicknames
Maca (vis.org.au, 05 Jan 2010)
Hobbies
Spending time with her friends and family, watching movies. (vis.org.au, 05 Jan 2010)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning her first gold medal at the 2000 Paralympic Games in Sydney. (paralympic.org.au, 01 Jun 2011)
Hero / Idol
Australian athletes Cathy Freeman and Steve Moneghetti. (paralympic.org.au, 01 Jun 2011)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Go hard or go home." (paralympic.org.au, 05 Jan 2010)
Awards and honours
She was named the 2008 Female Athlete of the Year and 2000 Junior Female Athlete of the Year by the Australian Paralympic Committee. (paralympic.org.au, 05 Jan 2010)

She was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia [OAM] in 2001 for her performance at the 2000 Paralympic Games in Sydney. (itsanhonour.gov.au, 05 Jan 2010)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships Birmingham 1998 (Birmingham, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T37 Final Round 2
Women's 400 m T37 Final Round 1
Women's 200 m T38 Final Round 3
Women's 200 m T38 Heat 2 3
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m T37 Heat 2 1
Women's 100 m T37 Final Round 1
Women's 100 m T37 Heat 1 1
Women's 200 m T37 Final Round 1
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 400 m T38 Final Round 5
Women's 200 m T37 Final Round 2
Women's 100 m T37 Final Round 3
Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games (Sydney, Australia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 400 m T38 Final Round 1
Women's 200 m T38 Final Round 1
Women's 200 m T38 Heat 1 1
Women's 100 m T37 Final Round 1