Jemima Moore

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Jemima Moore
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2016 Australian Paralymic Team Portrait
Personal information
Born (1992-03-18) 18 March 1992 (age 25)
Geelong

Jemima Moore (born 18 March 1992)[1] is a Paralympian athlete from Australia competing mainly in category T53-54 4 x 100 metres relay events. She represented Australia at the 2008 Beijing and 2016 Rio Paralympics.[2]

Personal[edit]

She was born in Geelong, Victoria. [1] At the age of six, she collapsed due to a rare spinal virus and this affected her lower back and caused her long term incomplete paraplegia. [1]

Athletics[edit]

She competed in the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing, China. There she won a silver medal in the women's T53-54 4 x 100 metres relay event. She also competed in the individual 100m for T54 athletes but finished third in her heat and failed to progress to the final. [1]

Moore also competed in the 2016 Rio Paralympics where she won a silver medal in thee Women's 4 × 400 m T53-54 relay. She finished 11th in the Women's T54 100 m and 400 m and 10th in the Women's 800 m.[3]

At the 2017 World Para Athletics Championships in London, England, she finished 10th in the Women's 400m T54, 800m T53 and 1500m T54 events.[4]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "emima Moore". International Paralympic Committee website. Retrieved 11 August 2013. 
  2. ^ "Australian Paralympic Athletics Team announced". Australian Paralympic Committee News, 2 August 2016. Retrieved 2 August 2016. 
  3. ^ "Jemima Moore". Rio Paralympics Official site. Archived from the original on 14 November 2016. Retrieved 14 November 2016. 
  4. ^ "Jemima Moore". International Paralympic Committee website. Retrieved 25 July 2017. 

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