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FELTON Matthew
Sport Para athletics
NPC Australia   
GenderMen
Age29
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Classification
T46
Further Personal Information
Residence
Perth, WA, AUS
Occupation
Athlete, Manager, Sales
Languages
English
Higher education
Commerce - Curtin University: Perth, WA, AUS
Sport Specific Information
Club / Team
Front Runner Elite Team [AUS] / Western Australian Institute of Sport [AUS]:
General Interest
Injuries
BUSINESS, COMMUNITY AWARD
Since 2011 he has worked as a sales manager for a building supplier in Perth, WA, Australia, that specialises in sustainable building materials. In 2018 the Australian business awards programme '40under40' named him one of the nation's top business achievers under the age of 40. The awards also consider philanthropic pursuits, and recognised his work raising awareness for those living with impairments, especially children. He has conducted coaching clinics for children with impairments in Western Australia, is an ambassador for the non-profit Pluslife Tissue Bank, and has served as chair of Special Olympics Western Australia. (businessnews.com.au, 06 Mar 2018; london-marathon.s3.amazonaws.com, 01 Jan 2019; Linkedin profile, 01 Jun 2018)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Instagram profile, 25 Aug 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Marathon World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
6 2019 Marathon T46 2:45:33