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MCINTOSH Lisa
Sport Para athletics
NPC Australia   
GenderWomen
Age37
Place of BirthMelbourne, AUS
Height1.76 m
Weight 57 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T37
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She first competed in 1998.
Senior International Debut
Year
1998
Competing for
Australia
General Interest
Nicknames
Maca (vis.org.au, 05 Jan 2010)
Hobbies
Spending time with her friends and family, watching movies. (vis.org.au, 05 Jan 2010)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning her first gold medal at the 2000 Paralympic Games in Sydney. (paralympic.org.au, 01 Jun 2011)
Hero / Idol
Australian athletes Cathy Freeman and Steve Moneghetti. (paralympic.org.au, 01 Jun 2011)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Go hard or go home." (paralympic.org.au, 05 Jan 2010)
Awards and honours
She was named the 2008 Female Athlete of the Year and 2000 Junior Female Athlete of the Year by the Australian Paralympic Committee. (paralympic.org.au, 05 Jan 2010)

She was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia [OAM] in 2001 for her performance at the 2000 Paralympic Games in Sydney. (itsanhonour.gov.au, 05 Jan 2010)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
1 2000 100m T37 13.88
1 2000 200m T38 28.54
1 2000 400m T38 1:04.79
3 2004 100m T37 14.81 
2 2004 200m T37 30.56 
5 2004 400m T38 1:09.94 
1 2008 100m T37 14.14
1 2008 200m T37 29.28
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
2 1998 100m T37 15.01
3 1998 200m T38 31.02
1 1998 400m T37 1:10.80
Commonwealth Games
Rank Year Event Result
1 2006 100m T37 14.38 CR