Participants

Simon LAWSON

Simon LAWSON
    Athletics
Birth Date:  07 Jun 1982
Place of Birth:  WHITEHAVEN
Country of birth:  GBR
Age:  35
Gender:   Men
Sport Class
T53

Events and Medals


Sport Event Rank
ATH Athletics Men's T54 Marathon 3 Bronze

Simon LAWSON - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
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 Marathon T54 14 1:32:15

World Championships
YearLocationEventRankResult
2015 Doha, QAT (London, GBR) Men's Marathon T53/T54 10 1:34:21

Occupation: Athlete, mechanic (paralympic.org, Jan 2018)
Coach

PERSONAL: Ian THOMPSON (GBR) (Englishathletics.org, Dec 2017)


Other sports

British junior speedway champion in motorcross before accident. (cumberlandnews.co.uk, 15 Dec 2006)


Reason: Took up wheelchair racing after 2001 dirt bike accident. Son of former professional motocross racer, says racing has been in his blood since he was a small boy. (paralympic.org, Jan 2018)
Hero: British wheelchair racer David WEIR (newsandstar.co.uk, 23 Oct 2012)
Additional information

IMPAIRMENT DETAILS
Spinal injuries and paralysed from chest down following motorcycle accident in 2001. (wheelsatonce.com, 18 Jan 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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