Kath Proudfoot - F36 Discus & Shot
Kath is a Para athletics F36 athlete, an ambulant Cerebral Palsy (or similar) class.
Kath began athletics in 2005 at a relatively mature age (28 years), but progressed rapidly through the F36 rankings. Alison worked closely with Kath and her home based coach Alan Makin until 2010 when Kath relocated to the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra to work with Alison until 2011. During this time Kath improved her discus from 23.96m to 26.67m and Shot from 8.35m to 9.98m.
Kath's major athletics achievements (most recent first) include:
2012 London Paralympic Games Bronze medallist (F35/36 Discus) - 25.32m
2012 London Paralympic Games 4th Place (F35/36 Shot) - 9.76m
2011 IPC Athletics World Champs, Christchurch NZ Bronze medallist (F36 Shot) - 24.52m
2011 IPC Athletics World Champs, Christchurch NZ 4th Place (F35/36 Shot) - 9.13m
2008 Beijing Paralympic Games Silver medallist (F35/36 Discus) - 23.96m
2008 Beijing Paralympic Games 4th place (F35/36 Shot) - 8.35m
2006 IPC Athletics World Champs, Assen Holland Silver medallist, (F35/36 Shot) - 8.59m
2006 IPC Athletics World Champs, Assen Holland Bronze medallist (F35/36/38 Discus) - 20.86m
More information on Kath can be found here.