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1925-Michael Churm photo

Michael Churm

Athletics
1

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Classification
T37

Further personal information

Residence
Manchester, ENG
Occupation
Athlete
Higher education
Sports Management - University of Salford: England

Sport specific information

Why this sport?
He was initially a swimmer, but he tried athletics because his father ran in a running club.
Club / Team
Chorley AC: England
Name of coach
Kes Salmon [track], Michael Fennell [track], Sean Keefe and Zoran Dubaic [conditioning]

General interest

Injuries
He missed the 2004 Paralympic Games in Athens due to injury. (paralympics.org.uk, 18 Jan 2010)
Impairment
He has cerebral palsy right-sided hemiplegia, which limits his use of fine motor skills. (globaltherapies.wordpress.com, 21 Mar 2012)
Other information
BEIJING LATE CALL
He received a last-minute call-up for the 100m final at the 2008 Paralympic Games after one of the finalists was reclassified. (paralympics.org.uk, 18 Jan 2010)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games (Sydney, Australia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T37 Heat 2 4
Men's 4x100 m T38 Final Round 2
Men's 4x100 m T38 Heat 2 3
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m T37 Heat 2 2
Men's 100 m T37 Final Round 8
Men's 100 m T37 Heat 1 3
Men's 200 m T37 Final Round 5
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 4x100 m T35-38 Final Round 5
Men's 200 m T37 Final Round 5
Men's 200 m T37 Heat 2 4
Men's 100 m T37 Final Round 5
Men's 100 m T37 Heat 1 2