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Morgan McAllister

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T37

Further personal information

Residence
Gold Coast, QLD, AUS
Languages
English
Higher education
Occupational Therapy - Southern Cross University: Tweed Heads, ACT, AUS

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She was too embarrassed to participate in school sport and so did not focus on running until 2004.
Why this sport?
Her father went for daily runs and she enjoyed participating in the cross-country at school.

General interest

Hero / Idol
Australian heptathlete Glynis Nunn-Cearns. (qasport.qld.gov.au, 08 Oct 2008)
Injuries
An injury prevented her from competing at the 2006 FESPIC Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (qasport.qld.gov.au, 08 Oct 2008)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"When we hold back on life, it holds back on us." (marayke.com, 08 Nov 2010)
Impairment
She was born with cerebral palsy. (blogs.abc.net.au, 21 Jul 2010)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 4x100 m T35-38 Final 2011-01-24 6
Women's 400 m T37 Heat 2 2011-01-28 4
Women's 400 m T37 Final 2011-01-29 7