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Peter Martin M.N.Z.M - Athletics Field
 

Sport:

Events:

Athletics - Field

Shotput, Discus, Javelin

Residence:

Occupation:

Matangi, Waikato

Small block farmer

Classification:

Disability:

F52 / T52

Quadriplegia - spinal injury from farm bike accident

Sporting Achievements:
  • Gold and World Record at 1994 Berlin World Championships for Javelin.
  • 2001 breaking 5000 points in pentathlon in Swiss Nationals.
  • National record holder in 100m, 200m, 400m F52 Shot, discus, javelin, pentathlon, F53 Shot, discus, javelin.
  • World Record holder in F52 Shotput, javelin, pentathlon, F53 shotput and pentathlon.
  • Gold Medal Shotput, Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games
  • Bronze Medal pentathlon, Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games
  • Bronze Medal — Mens F52 Discus, Athens 2004 Paralympic Games
  • Gold Medal — Men F52 Shotput, 9.09m - Athens 2004 Paralympic Games
  • Gold Medal — Mens F52/53 Javelin, 16.70m -  Athens 2004 Paralympic Games
  • World Record — Men F52 Shotput, 9.09m - Athens 2004 Paralympic Games
  • World Record  — Mens F52/53 Javelin, 16.70m - Athens 2004 Paralympic Games
Other Achievements:
  • Winner Athlete with a disability catergory — Maori Sports Awards 2004
  • Supreme Award — Maori Sports Awards 2004
  • Paralympian of the Year — Peoples Choice Sports Awards
  • Made a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit (M.N.Z.M) — New Years Honours List 2005
Paralympic Games:
  • 1996 Atlanta
  • 2000 Sydney
  • 2004 Athens
Other Information:

 

  • New Zealand Paralympic Team Captain & Flag Bearer - 2004
  • Injured in 1989 in a farm bike accident.
  • I have a Bachelor of Agricultural Science Degree.
  • I enjoy competing and pushing myself to see what I can do.

 

Gold Medal & World Record - F52 Shotput

Gold Medal & World Record - F52 Javelin


 
 
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