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Shayne Dobson

Birthdate : 17 November 1991

Birthplace : Canada

Hometown : Campbellton

Language : English

Provincial affiliation : Athletics New Brunswick

Club : A.s.e.a.

Coach :


Shayne Dobson started his athletic career as a competitive tennis player but took to running when he arrived at the Université de Moncton to pursue a degree in kinesiology, and became a member of the cross country team. He eventually became the team captain and still helps the Aigles Bleus as an assistant coach. He is also a member of ASEA, the Moncton-based track club.

Dobson was born with cerebral palsy that affects the left side of his body, but it has never been an obstacle for him in his pursuit of excellence.

In 2015 at the IPC World Championships, Dobson broke Canadian records in the T37 1500-m and 800-m races to complete a strong season.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Two medals at 2011 Parapan American Games… Two Canadian records at 2015 IPC World Championships…

NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS

2015 IPC World Championships 1500m 4th
2015 IPC World Championships 800m 12th
2011 Parapan American Games 1500m 2nd
2011 Parapan American Games 800m 3rd

 

Event 
Season 
Mark 
Meet 
Location 
Date 
60 MetreIndoor9.13Atlantic Indoor ChampionshipsMoncton2016-03-26
800 MetreIndoor2:13.13NB Indoor Athletics ChampionshipsOromocto2017-02-04
1000 MetreIndoor2:51.19Gagetown InvitationalOromocto2016-11-26
1500 MetreIndoor4:44.05Gagetown Indoor MeetOromocto2013-11-23
3000 MetreIndoor10:32.97Atlantic Indoor ChampionshipsMoncton2016-03-26
Shot PutIndoor4.56mThrow for DaveMoncton2017-04-01
100 MetreOutdoor1:02.72Canadian Track & Field ChampionshipsCalgary2012-06-29
400 MetreOutdoor1:00.39Ian Hume InvitationSherbrooke2015-06-14
800 MetreOutdoor2:12.37IPC WorldsDoha2015-10-23
1500 MetreOutdoor4:20.90ASEA Spring OpenerMoncton2017-05-13
3000 MetreOutdoor10:49.10ASEA Spring OpenerDieppe2014-05-10
5000 MetreOutdoor16:53.62HaliFAST InvitationalDartmouth2015-06-21

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  • 🇨🇦 will be in the 4️⃣✖️1️⃣ final today at #IAAFWorlds at 4:50pm ET after qualifying in the heats with a time of 38.48. They're looking to go even faster to secure a 🏅. #London2017 #TeamCanada
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  • A driven and determined Geneviève Lalonde lowers her 🇨🇦 record in the steeplechase once again. 9:29.99 is the new mark and her season isn't over yet #IAAFWorlds #London2017 #TeamCanada
  • Melissa Bishop is into the 800m final with one simple 🎯, getting on the podium and bringing that 🏅 home for the Big Dawg (Coach Dennis Fairall) #YaBish #IAAFWorlds #London2017 #TeamCanada
  • Damian Warner is through 3 of 10 decathlon events at #IAAFWorlds currently sitting in 6th place. Still to come today for the decathlon is the high jump and 400m. #London2017 #Multis #CombinedEvents #TeamWarner #TeamCanada
  • Activate #BeastMode. Race to the finish line. Advance to 200m final. 1st 🇨🇦 woman in a World Champs 200m final since Angela Bailey in 1️⃣9️⃣8️⃣3️⃣ #IAAFWorlds #London2017
  • 👐 What a gutsy effort by Sage Watson, left everything on the track and finished 6th in the 400mH at #IAAFWorlds. Onto the 4x400m where 🇨🇦 looks to improve on a 4th place finish from the Rio Games #London2017
  • Calm, cool and collected. Melissa Bishop is into tomorrow's 800m semi-finals #IAAFWorlds #London2017 #YaBish
  • Canada's Speed 👸 enters action today at #IAAFWorlds. Her quest for a 🏅 starts today. You can watch live on CBCsports.ca #YaBish
  • For the first time ever at the World Championships 🇨🇦 will field 2 finalists in the men's 5000m final. Mohammed Ahmed, 8th in the 10000m, and Justyn Knight, who ran like a seasoned vet in his #IAAFWorlds debut, ran magnificent races to make history. Good luck on the final guys. Hopefully it's not ☔️ as much. #London2017
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