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Catherine O'Neill

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Classification
F51

Further personal information

Family
Son Calum
Residence
Wexford, IRL

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport at age 12 at a sports camp for people with an impairment in New York, NY, United States of America.

International debut

Year
1998
Competing for
Ireland
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Birmingham

General interest

Other information
RETIREMENT
She announced her retirement from competitive athletics in January 2015. "I spent a good bit of time thinking about it after Swansea [the 2014 European Championships] and I decided the time was right." (paralympic.org, 29 Jan 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships Birmingham 1998 (Birmingham, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw F51 Final Round 1
Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games (Sydney, Australia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw F51-54 Final Round 5
IPC Athletics World Championships Villeneuve d'Ascq 2002 (Villeneuve d'Ascq, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw F33/34/51-53 Final Round 6
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw F32-34/51-53 Final Round 6
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Club Throw F31/32/51 Final 2011-01-22 2
Women's Discus Throw F51-53 Final 2011-01-29 1
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Club Throw F31/32/51 Final Round 2012-09-01 4
Women's Discus Throw F51-53 Final Round 2012-09-07 2
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw F51-53 Final 1 2013-07-21 5
Women's Club Throw F31/32/51 Final 1 2013-07-24 6