Jill Kennedy

Athletics | Powerlifting
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Short stature
Classification
F40

Further personal information

Occupation
Business Owner, Technical Drawer
Languages
English
Higher education
Southeast Missouri State: Cape Girardeau, MO, USA

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She became a competitive athlete in 1995, initially as a powerlifter.
Why this sport?
She heard about the Dwarf Athletic Association of America [DAAA] and got involved in sports through the organisation.

General interest

Other sports
She competed in powerlifting at the 2000 Paralympic Games in Sydney. (teamusa.org, 25 Feb 2010)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships Villeneuve d'Ascq 2002 (Villeneuve d'Ascq, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw F40 Final Round 3
Women's Javelin F40 Final Round 2
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw F40 Final Round 6
Women's Shot Put F40 Final Round 8
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw F40 Final Round 7
Women's Shot Put F40 Final Round 7
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Javelin F40 Final Round 3
Women's Discus Throw F40 Final Round 3
Women's Shot Put F40 Final Round 7
Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games (Sydney, Australia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's -40 kg Final Round 5