Alphanso Cunningham

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Alphanso Cunningham
Personal information
Nationality Jamaican
Born (1980-08-29) 29 August 1980 (age 36)
Sport
Country  Jamaica
Sport Athletics
Event(s) F53 Javelin
F53 Discus
Coached by Neville Sinclair
Achievements and titles
Paralympic finals 2004, 2008, 2012
Highest world ranking Javelin: 1st

Alphanso Cunningham (born 29 August 1980) is a Paralympian athlete from Jamaica competing mainly in category F53 throwing events.[1]

Career history[edit]

Cunningham competed in the 2004 Summer Paralympics in the javelin and won gold in the F53 discus throw. [2] He competed in the 2008 Beijing Paralympics without winning a medal.

He won gold in the F52/53 javelin at the London 2012 Paralympics.[3]

At the 2015 Parapan American Games in Toronto, Cunningham won gold in discus throw F51/52/53/57 and bronze in javelin throw F53/54/55 competition.[4]

Cunningham finished 5th in javelin F54[5] and 10th in shot put F53[6] at the 2016 Summer Paralympics.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Alphanso Cunningham". infostradasports.com. Retrieved 9 August 2013. 
  2. ^ profile on paralympic.org
  3. ^ "London 2012 Paralympic Games Athletics Men's Javelin F52/53". International Paralympic Committee. 
  4. ^ "Athletics - Athlete Profile". Toronto 2015. Retrieved May 24, 2017. 
  5. ^ "Athletics at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games Men's Javelin F54 - Results". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved May 24, 2017. 
  6. ^ "Athletics at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games Men's Shot Put F53 - Results". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved May 24, 2017. 

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