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MCARTHUR Brett
Sport Para athletics
NPC Australia   
GenderMen
Age54
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T54
Further Personal Information
Residence
Melbourne, VIC, AUS
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English
General Interest
Hobbies
Driving, motorsport. (paralympic.org.au, 11 May 2012)
Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing fifth at the 2010 Seoul Marathon in South Korea. (paralympic.org.au, 11 May 2012)
Hero / Idol
"Anyone who digs deep and finds inner strength to do things they thought were impossible." (paralympic.org.au, 11 May 2012)
Impairment
He has paraplegia, the result of being seriously injured in a motocross accident at age 18. (tac.vic.gov.au, 04 Nov 2010)
Other information
LONG BREAK
He qualified for the 1988 Paralympic Games in Seoul then stopped racing for more than 10 years. In 2005 he returned to the sport, dedicating himself to the marathon. He made his second Paralympic appearance at the 2012 Games in London. (paralympic.org.au, 11 May 2012)


Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
20 2011 Marathon T54 1:42:14