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Amanda Crotty

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
T12, F12

Further personal information

Residence
Cork, IRL
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English
Higher education
Physical Education - National Learning Network: Tralee, IRL

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began the sport in at age 10 in 1995 at the Youghal Athletic Club in Ireland.
Why this sport?
"I was taking part in running races at school so when the athletics club was set up in Youghal, I went along and gave it a go."
Club / Team
Leevale Athletics Club: Cork, IRL
Name of coach
Tony Shine [club]
Coach from which country?
Ireland

International debut

Year
2001
Competing for
Ireland
Location
Poland

General interest

Hobbies
Watching rugby, playing Irish music on the piano and accordian, going for dinner with friends. (Athlete, 04 Apr 2011)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the Tunisian Open Championships. (Athlete, 04 Apr 2011)
Most influential person in career
Her mother. (Athlete, 04 Apr 2011)
Hero / Idol
Irish senator and middle distance runner Eamon Coghlan. (Athlete, 04 Apr 2011)
Injuries
She twisted her ankle in 2010 and took almost 12 weeks to fully recover. (Athlete, 04 Apr 2011)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 1500 m T12 Semifinal 1 2013-07-26 8