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Deaflympic Medals:

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First Deaflympic Games: Los Angeles 1985

Born: 1967

Gender: m

Born in the city of Canberra. An all-around sportsman, he excelled not only in athletics, but also in rugby, cricket, surfing and bowling. Participated at the Deaf World Games four times – in 1985 (no medals won), 1989 (2 gold medals in the decathlon and the long jump), 1993 (1 gold medal in the long jump, 2 silvers in the 100m dash and 110m hurdles and 1 bronze in the 200m), 2005 (2 silvers in the shot put and javelin throw). World record holder in the decathlon. Country's representative in the decathlon at the 1990 and 1994 Commonwealth Games. Attended the 75th CISS Anniversary Gala held at Davos, Switzerland, in 1999. 2000 Sydney Olympic Torchbearer Relay runner.
1996 Sportsman of the Year Finalist.

Deaflympics / World ChampionshipsSportEventResult
Los Angeles 1985Athletics100m7th
Los Angeles 1985Athletics200m8th
Los Angeles 1985Athleticsdecathlon7th
Los Angeles 1985Athleticslong jump5th
Christchurch 1989Athletics4x100m relay5th
Christchurch 1989Athletics4x400m relay4th
Christchurch 1989AthleticsdecathlonGold
Christchurch 1989Athleticslong jumpGold
Christchurch 1989Athleticspole vault5th
Sofia 1993Athletics100mSilver
Sofia 1993Athletics110m hurdlesSilver
Sofia 1993Athletics200mBronze
Sofia 1993Athleticslong jumpGold
Melbourne 2005Athleticsdiscus throw4th
Melbourne 2005Athleticsjavelin throwSilver
Melbourne 2005Athleticsshot putSilver
Barcelona 1992Athleticsdecathlon19th
See Olympic Profile
Wikipedia: Deaf people in the Olympics
Wikipedia: Dean Barton-Smith