Brian Harvey (athlete)

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Brian Harvey
150600 - Brian Harvey - 3a - 2000 Sydney media guide scan.jpg
2000 Australian Paralympic Team portrait of Harvey
Personal information
Full name Brian Harry Harvey
Nationality  Australia
Born 3 October 1965
Rockhampton, Australia
Action shot of Harvey during discus F38 competition at the 2000 Sydney Paralympics. He won bronze in this event.

Brian Harry Harvey, OAM[1] (born 3 October 1965)[2] is an Australian Paralympic athlete. He was born in the Queensland city of Rockhampton, and has cerebral palsy.[2] At the 1996 Atlanta Games, he won a gold medal in the Men's Javelin F34/37 event, for which he received a Medal of the Order of Australia.[1][3] He won a bronze medal at the 2000 Sydney Games in the Men's Discus Throw F38 event.[3] That year, he received an Australian Sports Medal.[4] He participated in the 2004 Athens Games, but did not win any medals at that competition.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Harvey, Brian Harry". It's an Honour. Retrieved 12 January 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Australians at the 1996 Atlanta Paralympics: Athletes". Australian Sports Commission. Archived from the original on 20 January 2000. Retrieved 12 January 2012. 
  3. ^ a b c Results for Brian Harvey from the International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 12 January 2012.
  4. ^ "Harvey, Brian Harry: Australian Sports Medal". It's an Honour. Retrieved 12 January 2012.