Quick facts

Birthdate

June 19, 1991

Birthplace

Calgary, AB

Residence

Calgary, AB

Sport

Para Athletics

Experience

Guadalajara 2011

Lima 2019

Rio 2016

Toronto 2015

Two-time Paralympian Alister McQueen has been a consistent national team member since the 2011 Parapan American Games in Mexico. The highlight of his career was a silver medal in the men’s F64 javelin at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio.

A year later he was third in the same event at the world championships. He has also competed three times at the Parapan American Games earning two medals in 2011.

He is also a four-time world championship team member.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

2013, 2015, 2017, 2019 IPC World Championships… 2012 and 2016 Paralympic Games… 2011, 2015, 2019 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… 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

2019 Parapan American Games javelin 5th

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

Paralympic Medals

1