Kate Horan

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Kate Horan
Personal information
Born (1975-06-09) 9 June 1975 (age 41)
Wellington, New Zealand
Sport Athletics
Disability class Athletics: T44
Cycling: C4

Katherine Horan MNZM (born 9 June 1975)[1] is a New Zealand paralympics runner and cyclist.[2]

Horan secured a silver medal for the Women's 200m at the 2008 Summer Paralympics for her country after two runners ahead of her tripped.[3] In 2012, she switched from athletics to cycling. She was selected to compete in cycling at the 2016 Summer Paralympics.[4]

She was appointed a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit in the 2017 New Year Honours, for her services to Paralympic sport.[5]


  1. ^ "Paralympic Athletes - Athletics". Archived from the original on 2008-10-14. Retrieved 2008-09-12. 
  2. ^ "Kate Horan". One Sport. 2008-08-15. Retrieved 2008-09-12. 
  3. ^ "Horan wins track silver". NZPA. 2008-09-10. Retrieved 2008-09-12. 
  4. ^ "Kate Horan selected for third Paralympics after successful switch from athletics to cycling". Stuff.co.nz. 9 May 2016. Retrieved 4 June 2016. 
  5. ^ "New Year Honours List 2017". Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. 31 December 2016. Retrieved 31 December 2016.