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SAWYER Jayden
Sport Para athletics
NPC Australia   
GenderMen
Age25
Height1.78 m
Weight 86 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T38, F38
Further Personal Information
Residence
Canberra, ACT, AUS
Languages
English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began competing in 2006.
Club / Team
Athletics ACT: Canberra, ACT, AUS
Name of coach
Hamish MacDonald [personal], AUS
Senior International Debut
Year
2013
Competing for
Australia
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Lyon, FRA
General Interest
Hobbies
Spending time with friends, watching comedy movies. (paralympic.org.au, 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the F37/38 javelin at the 2013 World Championships in Lyon, France. (paralympic.org.au, 2016)
Most influential person in career
Coach Hamish MacDonald. (paralympic.org.au, 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"You only get out what you put in." (paralympic.org.au, 2016)
Awards and honours
He received a Laurel Wreath from Athletics ACT for the 2013/14 season. (athleticsact.org.au, 26 Jun 2013)

He was named the 2008 Most Outstanding Junior Para Athlete of the Year by North Canberra Gungahlin Athletics in Australia. (ncga.coolrunning.com.au, 2008)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (paralympic.org.au, 2016)
Impairment
He has cerebral palsy, which restricts his movement and affects his coordination. (runnerstribe.com, 13 Apr 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
5 2016 Javelin Throw F38 45.63
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
3 2013 Javelin Throw F37/38 40.53
6 2013 Shot Put F38 11.10
4 2015 Javelin Throw F38 45.78
1 2017 Javelin Throw F38 52.96
Commonwealth Games
Rank Year Event Result
4 2018 Shot Put F38 12.40