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Wade McMahon

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Classification
T37, F37

Further personal information

Residence
Canberra, ACT, AUS
Occupation
Postal Worker

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began competing in 1997.

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. (paralympic.org.au, 05 Jan 2010)
Most influential person in career
His family and Australian teammate Hamish MacDonald. (paralympic.org.au, 05 Jan 2010)
Awards and honours
He received a Sports Achievement Award in recognition of his performance at the 2006 World Championships. (paralympic.org.au, 05 Jan 2010)
Ambitions
To be ranked No.1 in Australia and at least No.2 in the world. (ausport.gov.au, 05 Jan 2010)
Impairment
He has hemiplegia as a result of suffering a stroke at birth. (paralympic.org.au, 05 Jan 2010)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F37 Final Round 3
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F37/38 Final Round 4
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F37/38 Final 2011-01-26 4
Men's 4x100 m T35-38 Final 2011-01-27 3