Kris Vriend

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy

Further personal information

Family
One daughter
Residence
Edmonton, AB, CAN
Occupation
Volunteer, Athlete
Languages
English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
Learnt about the sport at a rehabilitation centre.
Why this sport?
Began her career in athletics because she wanted to travel around the world.
Club / Team
SportAbility Alberta [ACPSA]: Älby, SWE
Name of coach
Georgette Reed

General interest

Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs
Sits by herself and watches people compete before a competition. (Team Canada Parapanamerican Guide, 2007)
Awards and honours
Was recognized as Alberta Disabled Athlete of the Year for 1999, 2000, and 2002. (Canada Athletics, 18 Jun 2007)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics World Championships Villeneuve d'Ascq 2002 (Villeneuve d'Ascq, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F35-36 Final Round 1
Women's Discus Throw F35-36 Final Round 2
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F35/36 Final Round 8
Women's Discus Throw F35/36/38 Final Round 9999
IPC Athletics World Championships Assen 2006 (Assen, Netherlands)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F35/36 Final Round 5
Women's Discus Throw F35/36/38 Final Round 4
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F35/36 Final Round 6
Women's Discus Throw F35/36 Final Round 7