2000 Australian Paralympic Team portrait of Bradshaw
|Full name||Joanne Meryl Bradshaw|
|Born||8 November 1961
Joanne Meryl Bradshaw, OAM (born 8 November 1961) is an Australian Paralympic athlete. She was born in the Victorian town of Yallourn, and has cerebral palsy. She has one daughter. 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. 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. She received a Medal of the Order of Australia for her 2000 gold medal. She competed but did not win any medals at the 2004 Athens Games.
Joanne Bradshaw the mother of Paige won gold in the 2000 Sydney, in the women's shotput event.
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- "Athlete Search Results". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 9 February 2012.
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