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Keira-Lyn Frie

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T54

Further personal information

Residence
Saskatoon, SK, CAN
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
English
Higher education
Biology - University of Saskatchewan: Saskatoon, SK, CAN

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She became more involved in sport after her spinal injury in 2004.
Why this sport?
She wanted to get in shape and increase her physical strength so she could become more independent. She enjoyed wheelchair racing and seeing the way her performance improved.
Club / Team
Cyclones Road and Track Club: Saskatoon, SK, CAN
Name of coach
Rick Reelie

General interest

Sporting philosophy / motto
"If you always do what you did, you'll always get what you always got." (cyclonesroadandtrack.com, 12 Oct 2011)
Impairment
She injured her spine when she fell from a garage roof in 2004. (cyclonesroadandtrack.com, 19 Jul 2009)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 100 m T54 Heat 1 2011-01-22 3
Women's 100 m T54 Final 2011-01-23 6
Women's 200 m T54 Final 2011-01-25 6
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 5000 m T54 Heat 1 2012-08-31 4
Women's 5000 m T54 Final Round 2012-09-02 4
Women's 800 m T54 Heat 2 2012-09-04 4
Women's 1500 m T54 Heat 2 2012-09-06 4
Women's 1500 m T54 Final Round 2012-09-07 8
Women's 100 m T54 Final Round 2012-09-08 6
Women's 100 m T54 Heat 2 2012-09-08 3
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 200 m T54 Semifinal 1 2013-07-20 6
Women's 5000 m T54 Semifinal 2 2013-07-20 11
Women's 200 m T54 Final 1 2013-07-21 5
Women's 1500 m T54 Semifinal 2 2013-07-24 11
Women's 100 m T54 Semifinal 2 2013-07-24 7
Women's 100 m T54 Final 1 2013-07-25 7
Women's Marathon T54 Final 1 2013-07-28 7