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MARTIN Peter
Sport Para athletics
NPC New Zealand   
GenderMen
Age59
Place of BirthRotorua, NZL
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T52, F52, P52
Further Personal Information
Residence
Matangi, NZL
Occupation
Farmer
Higher education
Agricultural Studies
Sport Specific Information
Name of coach
Bev Savage
Coach from which country?
New Zealand
General Interest
Awards and honours
He was made a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit in 2005. (paralympicsnz.org.nz, 05 Aug 2012)

He was New Zealand's flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the 2004 Paralympic Games in Athens. (paralympicsnz.org.nz, 05 Aug 2012)
Other sports
He has played wheelchair rugby for New Zealand. (stuff.co.nz, 31 Aug 2012)
Impairment
He suffered a spinal injury in an accident on a farm bike. (paralympicsnz.org.nz, 05 Aug 2012)
Other information
WARNING
He was given a reprimand in August 2012 after testing positive in an out-of-competition test for the drug probenecid. He had admitted taking the drug after seeing a doctor for an infected arm. The doctor was unaware the drug was prohibited for athletes. (3news.co.nz, 11 Aug 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
1 1996 Shot Put F52 7.69 
2 1996 Javelin Throw F52 15.80 
6 2000 Discus Throw F53 14.83
5 2000 Javelin Throw F53 14.57
3 2000 Pentathlon P53 3946
1 2000 Shot Put F53 7.59
1 2004 Shot Put F52 9.34 
3 2004 Discus Throw F52 15.96 
1 2004 Javelin Throw F52-53 16.70 
5 2012 Shot Put F52/53 8.62
6 2012 Javelin Throw F52-53 15.26
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 1994 Pentathlon F52 3743
2 1994 Shot Put F52 5.90
1 1998 Shot Put F53 8.12
5 1998 Javelin Throw F53 13.45
2 1998 Pentathlon P51-53 4210
1 2002 Shot Put F52 8.90
2 2002 Discus Throw F52 14.67
1 2002 Javelin Throw F52 16.15
1 2006 Shot Put F52 8.93
6 2006 Discus Throw F52 14.67
1 2006 Javelin Throw F52 18.58