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Becky Richter

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T51, F51

Further personal information

Residence
Saskatoon, SK, CAN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up Para athletics in 2007.
Why this sport?
She joined Cyclones Road and Track Club initially to get fit, but enjoyed the sport and became hooked from there.
Club / Team
Cyclones Road and Track Club: Saskatoon, SK, CAN
Name of coach
Rick Reelie [club], CAN

General interest

Impairment
She was involved in a car accident in 2003, which resulted in paraplegia. (paralympic.ca, 2015)
Other information
TATTOOS
She has a line of stars tattooed down her neck, one for each year since her car accident. (thestar.com, 05 Jul 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw F51-53 Final 1 2013-07-21 2
Women's Club Throw F31/32/51 Final 1 2013-07-24 2
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Club Throw F51 Final 1 2015-10-24 3
Women's Discus Throw F52 Final 1 2015-10-27 4