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Martin Crutchley

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Classification
F38

Further personal information

Residence
Stafford, ENG
Occupation
Athlete, Information Technology
Higher education
Sports Science

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began athletics as a child.
Why this sport?
He was originally involved in sprints before realising he had a talent for throwing.
Club / Team
Cannock & Stafford: England
Name of coach
Geoff Capes

General interest

Hobbies
Reading, browsing the internet, supporting his favourite football team Liverpool FC.(paralympics.org.uk, 18 Jan 2010)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro after not being selected for the 2012 Games in London. (birminghammail.net, 25 Aug 2012)
Impairment
He has dyspraxia and mild cerebral palsy. (lloydstsblondon2012.co.uk, 16 Aug 2012)
Other information
COACH
He is a qualified UK Athletics coach. (paralympics.org.uk, 18 Jan 2010)

OCCUPATION
In addition to training, he works as a data entry processor for Newlife charity in Cannock, England. (newlifecharity.co.uk, 23 Aug 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F38 Final Round 7
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F37/38 Final Round 5