Aaron Chatman

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Aaron Chatman
Medal record
Track and field (F44-46)
Competitor for  Australia
Paralympic Games
Silver 2008 Beijing Men's High Jump F44/46
Bronze 2008 Beijing Men's 4x100m Relay T42–T46
IPC Athletics World Championships
Silver 2006 Assen Men's High Jump F44/46

Aaron Chatman (born 11 May 1987) is an Australian right arm amputee Paralympic athlete competing in class F/T46 men's high jump, long jump and 100m. He competed in the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing, China. There he won a silver medal in the men's high jump F44/46 event where he cleared 2.02m and a bronze medal in the men's 4 x 100 m relay T4246 event.[1] He nearly missed competing due to chicken pox keeping him isolated in Hong Kong prior to the Games.[2]

At the 2006 IPC Athletics World Championships in Assen, he won a silver medal in the men's high jump F44/46.[2] In 2007, he broke the world high jump record F44/46 with a jump of 2.05m at the 2007 ACT Championships.[2] He was an Australian Institute of Sport scholarship holder coached by Irina Dvoskina.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athlete Search Results". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 5 October 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c "Aaron Chatman Athlete Profile". Australian Paralympic Committee Website. Australian Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 12 March 2012. 
  3. ^ "Goodman honoured with prestigious Paralympic Medal". Athletics Australia. 24 October 2008. Retrieved 17 October 2011. 

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