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Scott Moorhouse

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

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

Further personal information

Residence
London, ENG
Occupation
Athlete, Finance
Languages
English
Higher education
Business Management - Essex University: Colchester, ENG

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport at age 20 at the Windsor, Hounslow and Eton Athletics Club in England.
Why this sport?
He attended a talent day run by UK Athletics in 2008. Following further testing in Loughborough, England, he was invited to be part of UK Athletics' Power programme.
Club / Team
Enfield & Haringey Athletics Club: England
Name of coach
Dan Pfaff [personal], GBR; Paula Dunn [national], GBR

International debut

Year
2011
Competing for
Great Britain
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Christchurch

General interest

Hobbies
Cooking, spending time with friends, the stock market. (Athlete, 09 Dec 2010)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a silver medal at the 2010 World Junior Championships in Olomouc, Czech Republic. (Athlete, 09 Dec 2010)
Most influential person in career
Former coach Shelley Holroyd. (Athlete, 09 Dec 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Never give up." (Athlete, 09 Dec 2010)
Awards and honours
He was a torchbearer during the torch relay for the 2012 Olympic Games in London. (itv.com, 25 Jul 2012)
Impairment
At age six his left leg had to be amputated at the knee after an accident with boiling water. (Athlete, 09 Dec 2010)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F42 Final 2011-01-23 4
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F42 Final Round 2012-09-07 7