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Fawn Washington

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F43

Further personal information

Residence
Charleston, WV, USA
Occupation
Coach
Languages
English
Higher education
Education, History - University of Charleston: United States

Sport specific information

Why this sport?
"I've always had the Olympics on my bucket list, but I lost focus when I got injured. I realised that because I am motivating myself to get back out and go for it, I'm helping others do the same thing."

General interest

Impairment
Both of her legs have been amputated below the knee as the result of a series of injuries. (wvgazettemail.com, 28 Nov 2015)
Other information
OCCUPATION
She works as an assistant youth development director at the YMCA of Kanawha Valley in Charleston, WV, United States of America. (LinkedIn profile, 01 Sep 2015; Facebook profile, 16 Mar 2016)

OTHER STUDIES
In 2014 she gained a master's degree in educational and instructional technology from the American College of Education in Indianapolis, IN, United States of America. (LinkedIn profile, 01 Sep 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw F44 Final 1 2015-10-25 6
Women's Shot Put F44 Final 1 2015-10-28 6