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Thomas Green

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Classification
F32

Further personal information

Languages
English
Higher education
Mathematics - Nottingham University: England

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began athletics in 2004 at age 13 in Nottingham, England.
Why this sport?
He tried different para-sports before his father persuaded him to try athletics after watching Paralympian Stephen Miller on television.
Club / Team
Marshall Milton Keynes: England
Name of coach
Paula Dunn [national], GBR; Kenneth Green [father], GBR, from 2005

International debut

Year
2008
Competing for
Great Britain
Tournament
World Cup
Location
Manchester, ENG

General interest

Hobbies
Writing music, spending time with friends. (sportsaid.org.uk, 12 May 2014)
Most influential person in career
His father. (Athlete, 07 Dec 2010)
Hero / Idol
British tennis player Andy Murray. (sportsaid.org.uk, 12 May 2014)
Injuries
He injured his back in May 2012. (Twitter profile, 30 May 2012)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs
He always prepares for competitions by listening to music from specifically compiled playlists. (Athlete, 07 Dec 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Life is more important than throwing, so just enjoy it." (Athlete, 07 Dec 2010)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Club Throw F31/32/51 Final 2011-01-25 7
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Club Throw F32 Final 1 2015-10-26 6