Games type: Summer Paralympic Games
Games year: Arnhem 1980
Medal won: Silver
Para sport: Para athletics, Para swimming
Gender: Male
Date of Birth27 November 1955
OccupationHigh Performance Throws coach
Impairment (Disability)Amputee

John was a member of the Arnhem 1980 Paralympic Games Team and competed in Para athletics and Para swimming. John then moved to Australia and competed at a further 4 Paralympic Games, this time in gold and green. He recently returned to New Zealand and is now High Performance Para Athletics Throws Coach developing Paralympians of the future. 

John officially received his ‘numbered’ Paralympic pin as part of The Celebration Project in Auckland in May 2019.

Paralympic results

1980Arnhem 1980 Paralympic GamesSilver - Men's High Jump C