Participants

Tristan SMYTH

Tristan SMYTH
    Athletics
Birth Date:  31 May 1986
Place of Birth:  VANCOUVER
Country of birth:  CAN
Age:  31
Gender:   Men
Sport Class
T54

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
ATH Athletics Men's T54 1500m 7
Men's T54 Marathon 4

Tristan SMYTH - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Mon, 9 Apr 12:00
Men's T54 1500m Round 1 - Heat 1
Finished
Tue, 10 Apr 20:27
Gold Medal Event Men's T54 1500m Final
Finished
Sun, 15 Apr 6:10
Gold Medal Event Men's T54 Marathon Final
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Paralympic Games
YearLocationEventRankResult
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Men's 1500m T57 8r1h2 3:11.35
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Men's 4 x 400m Relay T53/54 3 3

World Championships
YearLocationEventRankResult
2017 London, GBR Men's 1500m T54 8r1h2 3:12.68
2017 London, GBR Men's 5000m T54 8 11:35.49

Occupation: Athlete, education professional (paralympic.org, 13 Mar 2018)
Education: Diploma in renewable resources, British Columbia Institute of Technology, 2010
Languages spoken: English, German, Japanese
Coach

PERSONAL: Kelly SMITH (paralympic.ca, 13 Mar 2018)


Other sports

Originally played wheelchair basketball, but later decided to focus on Para athletics. (paralympic.org, 13 Mar 2018)


National team: 2015 Parapan Am Games, Toronto (paralympic.ca, 13 Mar 2018)
Influence: Family. (mrtimes.com, 18 Aug 2011)
Additional information

IMPAIRMENT DETAILS
In January 2011, crashed into a parked car while skateboarding. His injuries resulted in paraplegia. (paralympic.ca, 15 Aug 2015; mrtimes.com, 18 Aug 2011)


FORESTRY
Before his accident, he worked as a forestry technician in British Columbia, Canada. (LinkedIn, 25 Mar 2018)


Social Media

Legend

Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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