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MILLER Dean
Sport Para athletics
NPC Great Britain   
GenderMen
Age29
Place of BirthBarrow-in-Furness, ENG
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Classification
T37
Further Personal Information
Residence
Birmingham, ENG
Languages
English
Higher education
Coaching, Physical Education, Sport and Recreation Studies - University of Birmingham: England
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 12 at the Barrow and Furness Striders club in England.
Club / Team
Barrow and Furness Striders [ENG] / University of Birmingham [ENG]:
Name of coach
Paula Dunn [national], GBR; Bud Baldaro [personal]
Senior International Debut
Year
2006
Competing for
Great Britain
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Assen, NED
General Interest
Nicknames
Deano (Twitter profile, 06 Jan 2014)
Injuries
In August 2015 he injured the patella tendon in his left knee, which resulted in him being unable to compete at the 2015 World Championships Doha, Qatar, and him undergoing surgery a month later. (milermiller.blogspot.com, 10 Sep 2015)

In November 2013 a stress fracture to his lower spine ruled him out of competition for 12 weeks. (bbc.co.uk, 26 Nov 2013)

In 2007 he sustained three separate stress fractures in his foot which put him out of action for 18 months. (nwemail.co.uk, 26 Mar 2011)
Famous relatives
His father Pat Miller competed at national level in steeplechase. (paralympics.org.uk, 10 Jul 2012)
Impairment
He has cerebral palsy which causes limited movement and muscle weakness on the left side of his body. (trackfield97.com, 26 Aug 2014)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
7 2012 1500m T37 4:21.57
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
8 2006 800m T37 2:17.40
6 2013 1500m T38 4:22.39
European Championships
Rank Year Event Result
3 2014 1500m T38 4:22.24