Troy Andrews (basketball)

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Troy Andrews
150600 - Troy Andrews - 3a - 2000 Sydney media guide scan.jpg
2000 Australian Paralympic Team portrait of Andrews
Personal information
Full name Troy Andrews
Nationality  Australia
Born (1961-12-01) 1 December 1961 (age 52)
Broken Hill, New South Wales

Troy Andrews, OAM[1](born 1 December 1961) [2] is an Australian wheelchair basketball player and shooter, who has represented Australia at five Paralympics from 1984 to 2000. He was born in the New South Wales city of Broken Hill. [2] At the 1984 New York/Stoke Mandeville Games, he came fourth in the Men's Air Pistol 2-6 - event.[3] He was part of the Australia men's national wheelchair basketball team at the 1988 Seoul, 1992 Barcelona, 1996 Atlanta, and 2000 Sydney Games.[4] He won a gold medal as part of the winning Australian team in 1996,[4][5] for which he received a Medal of the Order of Australia.[1] In 2000, he received an Australian Sports Medal.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Andrews, Troy, OAM". It's an Honour. Retrieved 16 January 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Athletes at the 1996 Atlanta Paralympics: Wheelchair Basketballers". Australian Sports Commission. Archived from the original on 20 January 2000. 
  3. ^ "Men's Air Pistol 2-6 - Results". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 4 February 2012. 
  4. ^ a b "Athlete Search Results". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 4 February 2012. 
  5. ^ "Basketball Chronology". Basketball Australia. 2010. Retrieved 9 September 2011. 
  6. ^ "Andrews, Troy: Australian Sports Medal". It's an Honour. Retrieved 16 January 2012.