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FARR Rodney
Sport Para athletics
NPC Australia   
GenderMen
Age52
Place of BirthAdelaide, AUS
Height1.96 m
Weight 100 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Residence
Adelaide, SA, AUS
Occupation
Supervisor
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began competing in 2000
Senior International Debut
Year
2002
Competing for
Australia
Tournament
World Championships
Location
France
General Interest
Hobbies
Watching Australian rules football, movies, working with weights, reading. (paralympic.org.au, 22 Dec 2009; athletics.com.au, 22 Dec 2009)
Hero / Idol
Australian cricketers Steve Waugh and Adam Gilchrist. (paralympic.org.au, 22 Dec 2009)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Life is a journey, not a destination." (paralympic.org.au, 22 Dec 2009)
Other sports
Before his injury he was a professional Australian rules footballer and was a junior state representative. (paralympic.org.au, 22 Dec 2009; athletics.com.au, 22 Dec 2009)
Impairment
His impairment is the result of a swimming accident which left him with spinal injuries. (paralympic.org.au, 22 Dec 2009)
Other information
CLUB SUPERVISOR
He is a supervising manager of the Wheelchair Sports SA club in Adelaide, SA, Australia. (adelaidenow.com.au, 13 Oct 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
5 2004 Shot Put F52 8.19 
6 2004 Discus Throw F52 15.08 
9 2004 Javelin Throw F52-53 14.58 
11 2008 Shot Put F33/34/52 8.49
6 2008 Javelin Throw F33/34/52 17.55
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
6 2002 Shot Put F52 6.96
3 2002 Discus Throw F52 13.87
8 2002 Javelin Throw F52 12.32
2 2006 Shot Put F52 8.89
2 2006 Discus Throw F52 16.81
5 2006 Javelin Throw F52 15.46