Quick facts

Birthdate

April 14, 1984

Birthplace

Wolfville, NS

Residence

Wolfville, NS

Sport

Para Athletics

Experience

Lima 2019

David Bambrick re-emerged on the international scene for Canada in 2023 as he made his world championships debut in Paris. 

He enjoyed a great season in 2022 with gold in the shotput at the national championships and that same year threw a personal best 12.69 metres at a meet in Nova Scotia.

At the 2019 Parapan American Games, Bambrick was fourth in the discus and sixth in the shotput

He made his international debut in 2018 at the Commonwealth Games. He was one of nine Canadian Para athletes at the integrated Games and placed sixth in the shotput finishing ahead of Canadian Para record holder Kevin Strybosch.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

2023 World Championships… 2019 Parapan American Games…. 2018 Commonwealth Games… 2013 won two bronze medals at Canada Games…

PERSONAL

Born with cerebral palsy that affects the right side of his body… Works at the fitness centre at Acadia University… Was part of the S.M.I.L.E. (Sensory Motor Instructional Leadership Experience) program for 14 years….  Started in Para athletics in 2010… 

NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS

2023 World Championships shotput 12th 

2019 Parapan American Games discus 4th

2019 Parapan American Games shotput 6th

2018 Commonwealth Games shotput 6th