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MCALLISTER Morgan
Sport Para athletics
NPC Australia   
GenderWomen
Age27
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T37
Further Personal Information
Residence
Gold Coast, QLD, AUS
Languages
English
Higher education
Occupational Therapy - Southern Cross University: Tweed Heads, ACT, AUS
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She was too embarrassed to participate in school sport and so did not focus on running until 2004.
Why this sport?
Her father went for daily runs and she enjoyed participating in the cross-country at school.
General Interest
Hero / Idol
Australian heptathlete Glynis Nunn-Cearns. (qasport.qld.gov.au, 08 Oct 2008)
Injuries
An injury prevented her from competing at the 2006 FESPIC Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (qasport.qld.gov.au, 08 Oct 2008)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"When we hold back on life, it holds back on us." (marayke.com, 08 Nov 2010)
Impairment
She was born with cerebral palsy. (blogs.abc.net.au, 21 Jul 2010)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
6 2011 4 x 100m Relay T35-38 59.72
7 2011 400m T37 1:17.12