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GRAY Nelson
Sport Para athletics
NPC Australia   
GenderMen
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Classification
F37
Further Personal Information
Residence
Melbourne, VIC, AUS
Languages
English
Higher education
Business Administration, Exercise Science - Australian Catholic University [ACU]: Melbourne, VIC, AUS
Sport Specific Information
Why this sport?
"Sport has always been a major passion and a big influence in my life. I believe it is an area that I can contribute to the most. I've experienced how much it can not only improve your confidence but also a place where meaningful friendships are formed, and I want to help others experience that through sport."
Club / Team
Old Xaverians Athletic Club: Melbourne, VIC, AUS
General Interest
Other sports
He has represented Australia in cerebral palsy [CP] football, including at the IFCPF U19 World Championship that was held as part of the 2015 CPISRA World Games in Nottingham, England. (Facebook profile, 24 Jun 2019; elwood.vic.edu.au, 01 Sep 2015)
Other information
CP FOOTBALL INVOLVEMENT
Besides competing in Para athletics and playing cerebral palsy [CP] football, he also works as a referee for Football Victoria in Australia, officiating junior level competitions. He hopes to continue playing CP football at national level in Australia. "Last year [2018], I had to prioritise my studies over being considered for selection to go to nationals. This year [2019], I'm looking forward to working hard to be selected for the team." (Facebook post of Victorian Paralympic Football Program, 25 Jun 2019)

Competition Highlights (historical)
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