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MCMAHON Wade
Sport Para athletics
NPC Australia   
GenderMen
Age34
Place of BirthCanberra, AUS
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Classification
T37, F37
Further Personal Information
Residence
Canberra, ACT, AUS
Occupation
Postal Worker
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began competing in 1997.
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing. (paralympic.org.au, 05 Jan 2010)
Most influential person in career
His family and Australian teammate Hamish MacDonald. (paralympic.org.au, 05 Jan 2010)
Awards and honours
He received a Sports Achievement Award in recognition of his performance at the 2006 World Championships. (paralympic.org.au, 05 Jan 2010)
Ambitions
To be ranked No.1 in Australia and at least No.2 in the world. (ausport.gov.au, 05 Jan 2010)
Impairment
He has hemiplegia as a result of suffering a stroke at birth. (paralympic.org.au, 05 Jan 2010)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
4 2008 Javelin Throw F37-38 46.71
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
3 2006 Javelin Throw F37 44.89
4 2011 Javelin Throw F37-38 43.96
3 2011 4 x 100m Relay T35-38 46.07