Alister McQueen holding a Canadian flag/ porte un drapeau canadienne
Alister headshot

McQueen Alister

Birthdate

Sport(s)

Para athletics

Hometown

Calgary, AB

Alister McQueen has been a consistent national team member since the 2011 Parapan American Games in Mexico. At those Games, he produced a successful performance earning bronze medals in the 200-m sprint and javelin.  He made his first Paralympic Games team in London in 2012 and competed at the following two world championships and Parapan Ams in Toronto in 2015. The came his first major international success at the 2016 Paralympic Games with a silver in javelin. A year later he was third in the same event at the world championships.

Year Type
Host City
Medals
2016 Summer
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1
2012 Summer
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London, England

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

2013, 2015, 2017 IPC World Championships; 2012 and 2016 Paralympic Games, 2011 and 2015 Parapan American Games.

 

PERSONAL

Grew up playing all different sports including hockey at the age of four... Also played football and was on the swimming team in high school… Continues to play sports other than athletics right now mostly being golf… Played on the Canadian standing amputee hockey team and won two world championships… His left leg was amputated at age nine months due to a congenital birth condition.

 

NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS

2017 IPC World Championships javelin 3rd

2016 Paralympic Games javelin 2nd

2015 IPC World Championships javelin 14th

2015 Parapan American Games javelin 4th

2013 IPC World Championships javelin 5th

2013 IPC World Championships 200m 6th

2013 IPC World Championships 100m 7th

2012 Paralympic Games javelin 7th

2012 Paralympic Games 100m 9th

2012 Paralympic Games 200m 9th

2011 Parapan American Games 200m 3rd

2011 Parapan American Games javelin 3rd

2011 Parapan American Games 100m 5th