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Peter Martin

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T52, F52, P52

Further personal information

Residence
Matangi, NZL
Occupation
Farmer
Higher education
Agricultural Studies

Sport specific information

Name of coach
Bev Savage
Coach from which country?
New Zealand

General interest

Awards and honours
He was made a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit in 2005. (paralympicsnz.org.nz, 05 Aug 2012)

He was New Zealand's flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the 2004 Paralympic Games in Athens. (paralympicsnz.org.nz, 05 Aug 2012)
Other sports
He has played wheelchair rugby for New Zealand. (stuff.co.nz, 31 Aug 2012)
Impairment
He suffered a spinal injury in an accident on a farm bike. (paralympicsnz.org.nz, 05 Aug 2012)
Other information
WARNING
He was given a reprimand in August 2012 after testing positive in an out-of-competition test for the drug probenecid. He had admitted taking the drug after seeing a doctor for an infected arm. The doctor was unaware the drug was prohibited for athletes. (3news.co.nz, 11 Aug 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Atlanta 1996 Paralympic Games (Atlanta, United States of America)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F52 Final Round 1
Men's Discus Throw F52 Final Round 11
Men's Javelin F52 Final Round 2
IPC Athletics World Championships Villeneuve d'Ascq 2002 (Villeneuve d'Ascq, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F52 Final Round 2
Men's Javelin F52 Final Round 1
Men's Shot Put F52 Final Round 1
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F52 Final Round 1
Men's Discus Throw F52 Final Round 3
Men's Javelin F52-53 Final Round 1
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F52 Final Round 1
Men's Discus Throw F52 Final Round 6
Men's Javelin F52 Final Round 1
Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games (Sydney, Australia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Pentathlon P53 Final Round 3
Men's Shot Put F53 Final Round 1
Men's Discus Throw F53 Final Round 6
Men's Javelin F53 Final Round 5
IPC Athletics World Championships Birmingham 1998 (Birmingham, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F53 Final Round 1
Men's Javelin F53 Final Round 5
Men's Pentathlon P51-53 Final Round 2
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F52/53 Final Round 2012-08-31 5
Men's Javelin F52/53 Final Round 2012-09-04 6