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 28)
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 and broke the world record 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.

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 (PDF). Sydney: Australian Paralympic Committee. 2008. 
  3. ^ "Athlete Search Results". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 5 October 2011.