Joanne Bradshaw

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Joanne Bradshaw
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2000 Australian Paralympic Team portrait of Bradshaw
Personal information
Full name Joanne Meryl Bradshaw
Nationality  Australia
Born 8 November 1961

Joanne Meryl Bradshaw, OAM[1] (born 8 November 1961)[2] is an Australian Paralympic athlete. She was born in the Victorian town of Yallourn,[2] and has cerebral palsy.[3] She has one daughter.[2] At the 1998 IPC Athletics World Championships in Birmingham, she won a gold medal in the women's shot put, a silver medal in the women's discus and a bronze medal in the women's javelin.[2][3] She won a gold medal at the 2000 Sydney Games in the women's shot put F37 event, in the process setting a new Paralympic record.[4] She received a Medal of the Order of Australia for her 2000 gold medal.[1] She competed but did not win any medals at the 2004 Athens Games.[5]

Joanne Bradshaw the mother of Paige won gold in the 2000 Sydney, in the women's shotput event.


  1. ^ a b "Bradshaw, Joanne Meryl, OAM". It's an Honour. Retrieved 17 January 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Athlete Profile". Australian Paralympic Committee. 
  3. ^ a b Steele, Selina (24 October 2000). "Joanne throws off challenge". The Herald Sun. p. 78. 
  4. ^ "Australian Honour Roll". Australian Paralympic Committee Annual Report 2010. Australian Paralympic Committee: 10. 2010. 
  5. ^ "Athlete Search Results". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 9 February 2012. 

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