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FERNANDEZ-RITCHIE Sunil
Sport Para athletics
NPC New Zealand   
GenderMen
Age27
Place of BirthAuckland, NZL
Height1.80 m
Weight 68 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T20, F20
Further Personal Information
Residence
Hamilton, NZL
Languages
English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began running at the CCS Mini Olympics at age six.
Why this sport?
"Because it was great fun and it was something I was good at."
Club / Team
Hamilton City Hawkes: New Zealand
Name of coach
Garth Ritchie [father]
Coach from which country?
New Zealand
Coach from what year?
2009
General Interest
Hobbies
Watching movies, games, figurines, clothes, listening to hip hop music. (Athlete, 04 Jan 2011)
Most influential person in career
His father.(Athlete, 04 Jan 2011)
Famous relatives
He is related to Rex Pickering, a former New Zealand All Blacks rugby player. (Athlete, 04 Jan 2011)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
17 2011 1500m T20 4:49.56