Mitchell Dutton

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T38, F38

Further personal information

Residence
Watford, ENG
Occupation
Student
Languages
English
Higher education
Sport Studies - University of Hertfordshire: Hatfield, ENG

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He first tried para-athletics at age 13 at a multi-sports day at a local leisure centre.
Why this sport?
The sport helped him improve his health and give him confidence.
Club / Team
St Albans Athletic Club [ENG] / University of Hertfordshire [ENG]:
Name of coach
Paula Dunn [national], GBR; Philip Peat [personal], GBR, from 2015
Training Regime
He trains five days a week.

General interest

Hobbies
Spending time with his twin sister and the rest of his family, playing drums, golf, going to the cinema, bowling. (sportsaid.org.uk, 14 Aug 2015)
Hero / Idol
British middle distance runner Danny Crates. (sportsaid.org.uk, 14 Aug 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Impossible is achievable." (sportsaid.org.uk, 14 Aug 2015)
Impairment
He was born prematurely at 25 weeks old, which resulted in cerebral palsy. (moreforyou.sse.co.uk, 01 Sep 2015)