Joanna Stone

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Joanna ("Jo") Stone-Nixon (born 4 October 1972 in London, England) is a retired javelin thrower, who represented Australia twice at the Summer Olympics, starting in 1996. She is best known for winning the silver medal at the 1997 World Championships in Athens, Greece. Stone was the appellant in an important High Court of Australia case on taxation law, Federal Commissioner of Taxation v Stone (2005) 59 ATR 50.

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Australia
1994 Commonwealth Games Victoria, Canada 4th 57.60 m
1995 World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 5th 63.74 m
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 16th 58.54 m
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece 2nd 68.64 m
1998 Commonwealth Games Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia DNS
IAAF World Cup Johannesburg, South Africa 1st 69.85 m
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 17th 58.34 m

References[edit]

Joanna Stone-Nixon is now mother of two children (Ella Jane Nixon,15), (James Edward Nixon,13). After her sporting courier ended in early 2001, after her outstanding performance in the Sydney Olympic games in 2000, with a final throw of 54.34 metres. She now is employed and working for (unknown), after a long, relentless sporting courier, representing Australia.