Troy Andrews (basketball)

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Troy Andrews
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2000 Australian Paralympic team portrait of Andrews
Personal information
Full nameTroy Andrews
NationalityFlag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia
Born (1961-12-01) 1 December 1961 (age 60)
Broken Hill, New South Wales
Medal record
Wheelchair basketball
Paralympic Games
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 1996 Atlanta Men's wheelchair basketball

Troy Kenneth Andrews, OAM [1] (born 1 December 1961) [2] is an Australian wheelchair basketball player and shooter, who has represented Australia at five Paralympics from 1984 to 2000. He was born in the New South Wales city of Broken Hill. [2] At the 1984 New York/Stoke Mandeville Games, he came fourth in the Men's Air Pistol 2-6 - event. [3] He was part of the Australia men's national wheelchair basketball team at the 1988 Seoul, 1992 Barcelona, 1996 Atlanta, and 2000 Sydney Games. [4] He won a gold medal as part of the winning Australian team in 1996, [4] [5] for which he received a Medal of the Order of Australia. [1] In 2000, he received an Australian Sports Medal. [6]

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References

  1. 1 2 "Andrews, Troy, OAM". It's an Honour. Retrieved 16 January 2012.
  2. 1 2 "Athletes at the 1996 Atlanta Paralympics: Wheelchair Basketballers". Australian Sports Commission. Archived from the original on 20 January 2000.
  3. "Men's Air Pistol 2-6 - Results". International Paralympic Committee . Retrieved 4 February 2012.
  4. 1 2 "Athlete Search Results". International Paralympic Committee . Retrieved 4 February 2012.
  5. "Basketball Chronology". Basketball Australia. 2010. Retrieved 9 September 2011.
  6. "Andrews, Troy: Australian Sports Medal". It's an Honour. Retrieved 16 January 2012.
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