Christopher Mullins

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Christopher Mullins
Personal information
Full name Christopher James Mullins
Nationality  Australia
Born (1986-11-23) 23 November 1986 (age 27)
Melbourne, Victoria
Alma mater La Trobe University
Sport
Club Preston Athletics Club

Christopher "Chris" James Mullins, OAM[1] (born 23 November 1986)[2] is an Australian Paralympic cerebral palsy track and field athlete. [2] He won a gold medal at the 2008 Beijing Games in the Men's 4x100 m T35-38 event,[3] for which he received a Medal of the Order of Australia.[1]

Personal Life[edit]

Mullins completed a Bachelor of Nursing degree in 2010 at La Trobe University. He is currently working as a registered nurse at the Royal Melbourne Hospital. One of Mullins' great passions is the Essendon Football Club and lists former captain and coach James Hird as one of his idols.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM)". ABC News. 27 January 2009. Retrieved 2 February 2012. 
  2. ^ a b Media guide : Beijing 2008. Sydney: Australian Paralympic Committee. 2008. 
  3. ^ "Athlete Search Results". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 5 October 2011.