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Robin Womack

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F55

Further personal information

Family
Wife Debbie, son Thomas, daughters Jessica and Chloe
Residence
Southend, ENG
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2005 in Stoke Mandeville, England.
Why this sport?
He wanted to do a sport for himself instead of being involved in a team.
Club / Team
UKnetrunner Running Club: England
Name of coach
Paula Dunn [national], GBR; Alison O'Riordan [personal], GBR, from 2015
Training Regime
He trains six days a week.

International debut

Year
2006
Competing for
Great Britain
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Assen, NED

General interest

Nicknames
Rob (Facebook profile, 11 May 2016)
Most influential person in career
His wife Debbie. (Athlete, 07 Dec 2010)
Hero / Idol
British rower Steve Redgrave. (Athlete, 07 Dec 2010)
Impairment
He has paraplegia as the result of a spinal disc prolapse in 2003. (paralympics.org.uk, 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F55 Final Round 5
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F54-56 Final 2011-01-26 7
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F54-56 Final Round 2012-09-01 3
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Shot Put F54/55 Final 1 2013-07-27 8