Kate Bailey

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Katherine Bailey
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Action close up of Bailey in the pool during competition at the 2000 Summer Paralympics
Personal information
Full name Katherine Bailey
Nationality  Australia
Born 13 February 1982
Sydney, New South Wales

Katherine "Kate" Bailey (born 30 February 1982 in Sydney, New South Wales)[1] is a Paralympic swimming competitor from Australia.

She competed in seven events and won two bronze medals at the 2000 Sydney Games in the women's 100 m butterfly S9 and women's 4x100 m medley 34 pts events.[2] At the 2004 Athens Games, she competed in four events and repeated her medal results from Sydney winning two bronze medals at the 2000 Sydney Games in the women's 100 m butterfly S9 and women's 4x100 m medley 34 pts events She competed at the 2002 Commonwealth Games in Manchester, England in elite athlete with a disability swimming events.[3] At the 2002 IPC Swimming World Championships in Mar Del Plata, Argentina she won three gold medals.

She was coached by Graeme 'Grub' Carroll at the Warringah Aquatic Swim Club.[4] From 2002 to 2004 she was an Australian Institute of Sport paralympic swimming scholarship holder.[5] Also she was a New South Wales Institute of Sport scholarship holder.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Media guide : 2000 Sydney Paralympic Games. Sydney, Australia: Australian Paralympic Committee. 2000. 
  2. ^ "Athlete Search Results". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 29 September 2011. 
  3. ^ "Swimming Australia Annual Report" (PDF). 2002–2003. p. 95. 
  4. ^ Lyall, David (September 2004). "The team for Warrigah drive for Paralympic glory". eSwimmer (27). Retrieved 13 March 2012. 
  5. ^ "AIS Roll of Honour for the Paralympics". Australian Sports Commission Website. Retrieved 13 March 2012. 
  6. ^ "Swimming Australia Annual Report" (PDF). 2002–2003. p. 92.