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MCMURTRIE Glen
Sport Shooting Para sport
NPC Australia   
GenderMen
Age37
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SH1
Further Personal Information
Residence
Australia
Occupation
Athlete, Teacher
Languages
English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2015.
Why this sport?
He met Australian shooting Para sport athlete Ashley Adams by accident in 2014. The pair spent time talking and Adams then offered to introduce him to the sport. "I'd made a booking at a hotel in Dalby [in Queensland, Australia] for an accessible room, only to find out they had given it to someone else. I went over to the room and knocked on the door and it was then that I met former Paralympic target shooter, Ashley Adams."
Club / Team
Brisbane International Shooting Centre [BISC]: Australia
Name of coach
Miroslav Sipek [national]
General Interest
Hobbies
Cycling, marathon running, swimming, spending time with family and friends. (linkonline.com.au, 25 Aug 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Life after an injury doesn't have to be a negative experience." (linkonline.com.au, 25 Aug 2017)
Other sports
He has competed in Para water skiing at national level in Australia. (disabledwaterski.com.au, 2016)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2019 World Championships in Sydney, NSW, Australia, and the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Shooting Australia Vimeo channel, 17 May 2018; The Gympie Times, 24 Mar 2018; linkonline.com.au, 25 Aug 2017)
Impairment
He is paralysed from the chest down. (linkonline.com.au, 25 Aug 2017)
Other information
OCCUPATION
He teaches instrumentation and control at TAFE Queensland in Australia. (Shooting Australia Vimeo channel, 17 May 2018; The Gympie Times, 24 Mar 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
5 2018 R1 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 183.2
25 2018 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 627.7
63 2019 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 621.0
20 2019 R1 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 612.5
World Cup (Bangkok)
Rank Year Event Result
29 2016 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 613.8
15 2016 R1 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 596.8
28 2016 R6 - 50m Free Rifle Prone SH1 564.5
22 2017 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 618.4
9 2017 R1 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 604.8
21 2017 R6 - 50m Free Rifle Prone SH1 598.0
20 2017 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 624.6
6 2017 R1 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 160.1
27 2017 R6 - 50m Free Rifle Prone SH1 580.5
  2018 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1  DNS
  2018 R1 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1  DNS
5 2018 R1 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 181.7
36 2018 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 623.2
35 2019 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 625.6
11 2019 R1 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 616.5
World Ranking (2018/01/01)
Rank Year Event Result
19 2018 R1 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1  
14 2018 R1 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1  
14 2018 R1 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1  
International Shooting Competition of Hannover
Rank Year Event Result
27 2017 R3 - 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1 626.7
12 2017 R1 - 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 606.6