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Georgia Beikoff

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
T37, F37

Further personal information

Residence
Australia
Occupation
Student
Languages
English
Higher education
University of Newcastle: Australia

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began competing in 2008.
Why this sport?
She got into athletics after attending the Australian Paralympic Talent Search Day. There she met gold medallist Heath Francis and coach Iryna Dvoskina.

International debut

Year
2011
Competing for
Australia
Tournament
World Championships
Location
New Zealand

General interest

Hero / Idol
English comedian Francesca Martinez and Australian Paralympic sprinter Katrina Webb, who both have cerebral palsy. (paralympic.org.au, 26 Jan 2012)
Other sports
She played cricket at regional level for the Newcastle Breakers in Australia. (paralympic.org.au, 26 Jan 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 4x100 m T35-38 Final 2011-01-24 6
Women's Javelin F37/38 Final 2011-01-26 7
Women's Long Jump F37/38 Final 2011-01-27 9999
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 4x100 m T35-38 Final Round 2012-09-04 4
Women's Javelin F37/38 Final Round 2012-09-08 3