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Timothy Brian Frasure

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
Raleigh, NC, USA
Occupation
Medical Professional, Motivational Speaker
Languages
English
Higher education
Engineering - North Carolina State University: Raleigh, NC, USA

General interest

Impairment
In September 1992, at age 19, he slipped while hopping between trains travelling through the North Carolina State University campus. He landed under the wheels of the train, which led to his left leg being amputated below the knee. (alumniblog.ncsu.edu, 09 Oct 2012; iwalk.com, 27 Jul 2012; oandp.com, 01 Nov 2008)
Other information
HELPING HIS RIVAL
He began working in the prosthetics industry following his accident and made the blades for South African athlete Oscar Pistorius. At the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing, Pistorius won gold in their 100m race while Frasure had to settle for bronze. "Of course it is bittersweet. As an athlete I hate to lose, but as a friend and his prosthetist, it made me feel good inside that I've been able to help him achieve his goals." (iwalk.com, 27 Jul 2012; abc.net.au, 10 Sep 2008)

DOPING BAN WITHDRAWN
Following the 2000 Paralympic Games in Sydney, he was given a four-year ban after testing positive for nandrolone. The International Paralympic Committee [IPC] later ruled that it was an accidental use and the ban was dropped. Once reinstated, the IPC wanted to increase the number of times he was to be tested. "It gave me vindication for me to show up at Athens four years later, 31 years old, and run about 0.3 seconds faster than I ran in Sydney." (oandp.com, 01 Nov 2008)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games (Sydney, Australia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T44 Heat 1 1
Men's 100 m T44 Final Round 2
Men's 200 m T44 Heat 2 1
Men's 200 m T44 Final Round 9999
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 4x100 m T42-46 Final Round 1
Men's 4x400 m T42-46 Final Round 1
Men's 200 m T44 Final Round 3
Men's 200 m T44 Heat 1 2
Men's 100 m T44 Heat 1 1
Men's 100 m T44 Final Round 2
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T44 Heat 1 2
Men's 100 m T44 Final Round 2
Men's 200 m T44 Heat 2 2
Men's 200 m T44 Final Round 3
Men's 4x100 m T42-46 Final Round 1
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m T44 Heat 1 1
Men's 100 m T44 Final Round 3
Men's 4x100 m T42-46 Final Round 1
IPC Athletics World Championships Villeneuve d'Ascq 2002 (Villeneuve d'Ascq, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 200 m T44 Final Round 1
Men's 100 m T44 Final Round 2
Men's 4x100 m T42-46 Final Round 1
Men's 4x400 m T42-46 Final Round 9999