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Paul Mitchell (athlete)

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Paul Mitchell
Personal information
Full name Paul Graham Frederick Mitchell
Nationality  Australia
Born 24 October 1970
England

Paul Graham Frederick Mitchell, OAM[1] (born 24 October 1970 in England)[2] is a Paralympic athlete with an intellectual disability from Western Australia, Australia.

Athletics Career[edit]

At the 1992 Paralympic Games for Persons with Mental Handicap in Madrid, Spain, he won a silver medal in the Men's 1500 m. Competing at the 1994 IPC Athletics World Championships, he won a gold medal in the Men's 800 m T20.[3] At the 1998 IPC Athletics World Championships, he competed in two events winning a silver medal in the Men's 5000m T20 and twelfth in the Men's 1500 m T20. [3]

He won a gold medal, with a personal best, at the 2000 Sydney Games in the men's 1500m T20 event,[4] for which he received a Medal of the Order of Australia.[1] In 2000, he received an Australian Sports Medal.[5] In 2000, he was a carpenter.[2]

Paul Mitchell competing at the 1992 Paralympic Games for Persons with Mental Handicap in Madrid, Spain

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Mitchell, Paul Graham Frederick, OAM". It's an Honour. Retrieved 25 January 2012. 
  2. ^ a b Australian Media Guide : 2000 Paralympic Games. Sydney: Australian Paralympic Committee. 2000. 
  3. ^ a b "Paul Mitchell". Athletics Australia Historical Results. Retrieved 2 May 2015. 
  4. ^ "Australian Honour Roll". Australian Paralympic Committee Annual Report 2010. Australian Paralympic Committee: 10. 2010. 
  5. ^ "Mitchell, Paul Graham: Australian Sports Medal". It's an Honour. Retrieved 25 January 2012.