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SUTTON Lindsay
Sport Athletics, Para athletics
NPC Australia   
GenderMen
Age29
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Classification
F20
Further Personal Information
Residence
Australia
Languages
English
Higher education
University of the Sunshine Coast: Australia
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up athletics in 2002.
Name of coach
John Eden [national]; Keagan Carmichael [strength], AUS
Senior International Debut
Year
2006
Competing for
Australia
General Interest
Injuries
In 2011 he had surgery to repair a growth plate in his shoulder that did not fuse. Bone from his hip was taken and inserted into his shoulder, causing him to miss several competitions that year. (paralympic.org.au, 27 Sep 2011)
Awards and honours
He won the 2004 Caloundra City Australia Day Junior Sports Award. (hinterlandgrapevine.com, 09 Aug 2005)
Impairment
He has an intellectual impairment and epilepsy. (paralympic.org.au, 27 Sep 2011)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
6 2012 Shot Put F20 13.04
World Championships - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
9 2013 Shot Put F20 12.28
8 2015 Shot Put F20 13.10