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Michelle Errichiello

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T42, F42

Further personal information

Family
Husband Mark
Residence
Melbourne, VIC, AUS
Occupation
Business Owner, Real Estate Agent

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began competing in 2009.
Why this sport?
She began running to keep fit after her accident but was soon identified as a potential elite athlete.

International debut

Year
2009
Competing for
Australia
Location
Darwin, NT

General interest

Hobbies
Cooking. (paralympic.org.au, 01 Jun 2011)
Memorable sporting achievement
Breaking the T42 world record in the 200m at the 2009 Arafura Games in Darwin, NT, Australia. (paralympic.org.au, 04 Nov 2010)
Awards and honours
In 2010 she was awarded a Pride of Australia medal. (heraldsun.com.au, 04 Nov 2010)
Impairment
She lost her right leg in February 2007 after being struck by a car that jumped the curb in Melbourne, VIC, Australia. (heraldsun.com.au, 04 Nov 2010)
Other information
BUSINESS OWNER
She and her husband Mark own a real estate services company named Master Advocates, which is based in Strathmore, VIC, Australia. (masteradvocates.com.au, 15 Aug 2014)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Long Jump F42 Final 2011-01-23 6
Women's 100 m T42 Final 2011-01-25 4
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T42 Final Round 2012-09-05 5