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Zena Cole

Athletics
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Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F31, F32, F51, F52, F53

Further personal information

Family
Son Demitrius, daughter Isabella
Residence
Napoleon, OH, USA
Languages
English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up wheelchair sports at age 22 with Toledo Marathon Silver Streaks in United States of America.

General interest

Hobbies
Spending time with family and friends, crafts, camping, photography, travelling, sport. (Facebook page, 29 Oct 2015)
Awards and honours
She received the Spirit Award at the 2011 Ohio Wheelchair Games in United States of America. (blog.themobilityresource.com, 05 Jul 2012)
Impairment
She contracted polio at age 18 months, and at age 43 began to be affected by post-polio syndrome. In 2002 her knees were crushed in an automobile accident. (Facebook page, 29 Oct 2015; presspublications.com, 12 Jul 2012)
Other information
OTHER ACTIVITIES
She has served as president of the Northwest Ohio National Spinal Cord Injury Association [NWONSCIA] in United States of America. (Facebook page, 29 Oct 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Club Throw F31/32/51 Final 2011-01-22 6
Women's Discus Throw F51-53 Final 2011-01-29 2
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Club Throw F31/32/51 Final Round 2012-09-01 11
Women's Discus Throw F51-53 Final Round 2012-09-07 3
IPC Athletics World Championships (Lyon, France)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Discus Throw F51-53 Final 1 2013-07-21 3
Women's Club Throw F31/32/51 Final 1 2013-07-24 7
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Club Throw F51 Final Round 2016-09-11 7
Women's Discus Throw F52 Final Round 2016-09-14 6