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Nicole Vernon

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Classification
T20, F20

Further personal information

Residence
Pilton, QLD, AUS
Occupation
Athlete, Farmer

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began at age 14 for the Darling Downs Athletic Club in Queensland, Australia.
Why this sport?
She was bored, so she tried the sport.
Name of coach
Panais Negropontis

General interest

Hobbies
Playing guitar, piano and flute. (paralympic.org.au, 02 Jun 2012
Memorable sporting achievement
Travelling to competitions all over the world to represent Australia. (paralympic.org.au, 02 Jun 2012)
Hero / Idol
Australian athletes Dani Samuels [discus] and Justin Anlezark [shot put]. (paralympic.org.au, 02 Jun 2012)
Awards and honours
She received the Australia Day Senior Sports Award for Toowoomba Regional Council in Queensland, Australia, in 2010. (toowoombarc.qld.gov.au, 27 Jan 2010)
Ambitions
She wants to pursue a career in sport and fitness. (paralympic.org.au, 02 Jun 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Shot Put F20 Final 2011-01-28 5