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Courtney Knight

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
F13

Further personal information

Residence
Vancouver, BC, CAN
Occupation
Coach
Languages
English
Higher education
Communications, Human Movement Studies - Simon Fraser University: Vancouver, BC, CAN

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She started competing in para-nordic skiing in 2006.
Why this sport?
She decided to get into cross country skiing after attending a Cross Country Canada development camp.
Club / Team
Nordic Racers: Vancouver, BC, CAN

General interest

Nicknames
Court, Carrot. (canadianathletesnow.ca 06 Jul 2010; vancouver2010.com 06 Jul 2010)
Hobbies
Reading, kayaking, spending time with family. (vancouver2010.com, 06 Jul 2010)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a pentathlon silver medal at the 2000 Paralympic Games in Sydney. (canadianathletesnow.ca, 06 Jul 2010)
Other sports
She competes in cross country skiing, biathlon and athletics. (cccski.com, 16 Mar 2011, canadianathletesnow.ca, 06 Jul 2010)
Other information
TEAM DIRECTOR
She is the para-nordic team director for the Nordic Racers. (nordicracers.ca, 01 Nov 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Barcelona 1992 Paralympic Games (Barcelona, Spain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw B3 Final Round 4
Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games (Vancouver, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 5 km Visually impaired Final Round 11
Women's 1 km Sprint Visually impaired Semifinal 8
Women's 3 km Pursuit Visually impaired Final Round 9
Women's 15 km Visually impaired Final Round 9999
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Long Jump F13 Final Round 7
Women's 100 m T13 Heat 1 5
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw F13 Final Round 3
IPC Athletics World Championships Villeneuve d'Ascq 2002 (Villeneuve d'Ascq, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw F13 Final Round 2
Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games (Sydney, Australia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Pentathlon P13 Final Round 2
Women's Discus Throw F13 Final Round 4
Atlanta 1996 Paralympic Games (Atlanta, United States of America)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Pentathlon P10-12 Final Round 4
Women's Discus Throw F12 Final Round 2